Robyn Tomlin

Robyn Tomlin is the editor of Digital First Media's Project Thunderdome. She joined the company in July 2012 to oversee the creation of the New York City-based news operation responsible for producing non-local content across the company’s network of more than 800 multi-platform products. 

Before joining Digital First Media, Robyn served in a variety of leadership roles in newsrooms across the Southeast, including more than a decade as the top editor at three daily newspapers. In 2010, Robyn was named director of editorial innovation for The New York Times Regional Media Group where she led audience growth and digital innovation efforts for 16 newsrooms in six states. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Robyn started her career as a reporter at the North Hills News Record in suburban Pittsburgh and later worked as a reporter and metro editor at the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times before becoming managing editor and later executive editor of the TimesDaily in Florence, Alabama. She has also served as executive editor of the Ocala (Fla.) Star-Banner and the StarNews of Wilmington, N.C. Robyn lives in Manhattan with her husband and youngest son.

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