THE HUFFINGTON POST: JIMMY SONI

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

The Huffington Post is a leading online news source founded by Arianna Huffington, Ken Lerer, and Jonah Peretti. Contributors include more than 3,000 bloggers—from politicians and celebrities to academics and policy experts—who contribute in real-time on a wide-range of topics.

The site started as a politics blog, but now covers more than 20 categories, including media, business, entertainment, living, style, sustainable “green” living, world news, technology, nonprofits, college life, and comedy. It began launching local versions in 2008, and increasingly is experimenting with social networking features.

ABOUT JIMMY SONI:

Jimmy Soni is the current Managing Editor of The Huffington Post.

Soni graduated from Duke University in 2007. During his time at Duke he was chairman of the Honors Council and Vice President of Duke Student Government.

Soni has been the managing editor at The Huffington Post since January 2012. Previously he had worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey and Company, as well as aspeech writer at the office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

In 2012, Thomas Dunne Books a division of St. Martin’s Press, will publish Soni’s first book, a biography of Cato the Younger, titled Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar.

In 2012, Soni was named to AdWeek’s “Young Influentials”, a list of 20 people under 40 “who are wicked smart and rebooting your world”.[2] He was featured at a TEDx event held at Duke University in March 2012.

His work has been featured in Politico, The Huffington Post, Business Insider, AdWeek, and The Atlantic, among others.
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