Lilli Petersen has joined BuzzFeed as an editor on the breaking news team. Recently, she was a senior news editor at Elite Daily, where she managed a team of staff reporters, freelancers and junior editors covering national news and politics for a millennial/Gen Z audience.
During more than five years with Elite Daily, Petersen held the posts of night news editor and news editor.
She was a staff news writer at Refinery29.
Petersen has a B.A. from CUNY City College.
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