Penny Riordan

  • Director of Digital Audience Engagement
  • GateHouse Media

This speaker was invited to present by a paid sponsor of the ONA19 conference.

Penny Riordan is the director of digital audience engagement for GateHouse Media. She works out of the Center for News and Design in Austin. Penny manages engagement products and leads engagement and social media strategies for newsrooms across the company. She is also the local organizer for ONA Austin. Prior to joining GateHouse, she worked at for four years, where she led social media, blogging and UGC efforts. She also launched a Patch site in Maryland. Penny has also worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Maryland and Connecticut. She is an alumnus of the University of Maryland at College Park.