Joey Francilus joined the ACLU of Florida staff in July 2018 as Digital Media Associate. In this role, he assists in management of social media and content creation, and provides communications support for ACLU of Florida offices and chapters. He has worked in print and digital journalism in New York and Florida, including for Dow Jones & Company, The Huffington Post, and Politico, covering the 2012 and 2016 presidential campaigns and the rise of the "Black Lives Matter" movement. Prior to this position, he was an overnight news editor for iHeartMedia in Miami. He has also worked on several independent research projects using data analysis and visualization to create online reporting on issues relating to race and civil rights. Joey earned a B.A. in International Studies from the University of Miami and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University in New York City.
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