Andy Mitchell

Director of News and Global Media Partnerships, Facebook

About

Andy Mitchell is Director of Media Partnerships for Facebook based in the New York office. He manages the Media Partnerships teams in NY, London, Paris, Hamburg and Sao Paulo. He joined Facebook in October 2010.

Since joining Facebook, Mitchell has orchestrated Media Partnerships with NBC for the London Olympics Games that resulted in extensive integration of Facebook data during NBC’s prime coverage; CNN for a cross platform global partnership for the US general election; and a debate with NBC News featuring the Republican nominees in New Hampshire.

In addition to Media Partnerships, Mitchell’s role is to work with media companies leverage the Facebook Platform and News Feed to maximize engagement, referrals and distribution. This includes traditional companies like CNN, NBC News and The New York Times as well as media disruptors including Buzzfeed, Upworthy and The Huffington Post. 

Immediately prior to joining Facebook, Mitchell served as Vice President of Business Development for The Daily Beast. He also had a 15-year tenure at CNN Worldwide in a variety of roles. His last position was vice president of digital marketing and development and a key member of the CNN Digital management team. 

Mitchell earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Georgia. 

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