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Ojalvo, formerly with Quartz, hired by The Fuller Project

May 24, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Holly Ojalvo

Holly Ojalvo, formerly at financial news site Quartz, is now deputy editor of The Fuller Project, overseeing U.S. coverage of issues involving and affecting women and girls.

As talent lab editor at Quartz, she led initiatives supporting the global editorial team, including hiring, onboarding, mentorship, awards, and professional development, in addition to editing articles and newsletters.

At USA Today, she served as editorial director of the College vertical and managed partnerships and special projects. At YR Media (formerly Youth Radio), she launched and ran a national newsroom of young correspondents. At The New York Times, she was deputy editor of The Learning Network, which supports the teaching of Times content, drawing on her previous decade of experience as an award-winning high school teacher and student newspaper adviser.

She also spent four years as the founding editor of the digital news startup Kicker. Holly is especially proud of the impactful work done by journalists she has mentored and managed. She holds a B.A. from Lafayette College and two master’s degrees, one in English from the University of Delaware, the other in education from NYU, and has lived and worked in five U.S. states and two countries.

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