Meghan Krane

Meghan Krane

Director of Business Development

Location
San Francisco, California (San Francisco Bay Area)
Industry
Online Media

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Meghan Krane's Overview

Current
  • Director of Business Development at Livefyre
Past
  • Marketing Strategist at Planely
  • Multimedia Producer at Freelance
  • Social Media Consultant at Women's Board of the Oakland Museum of California
  • Online Marketing Specialist at Media Convergence Group
  • Photo Coordinator at Vox Magazine
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Electronic Photojournalism at Missouri School of Journalism
  • Assistant Director of Photography at Columbia Missourian
  • Arts & Culture Television Production Intern at KQED
  • Editor of Boone Life Photo Column at Columbia Missourian
Education
Connections

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Meghan Krane's Summary

Researching and evaluating technology, product, content partners for Livefyre.

Background in journalism and international relations.

Fascinated by the intersection of journalism, democracy, networked communication, and science.

Meghan Krane's Experience

Director of Business Development

Livefyre

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Online Media industry

December 2013Present (11 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Director of Community

Livefyre

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Online Media industry

September 2012December 2013 (1 year 4 months) San Francisco, California

Community Manager

Livefyre

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Online Media industry

June 2012September 2012 (4 months)

Head of Community + Marketing

Memolane

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Internet industry

October 2010April 2012 (1 year 7 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Develop, execute, and evaluate the ROI of strategic marketing plans and community engagement initiatives through a variety of outlets including social media, e-mail marketing, blogging, and customer support.

Serve as an ombudsman for the customer within the company and cultivate relationships with current users, spearhead outreach, and develop partnerships with services and businesses.

Marketing Strategist

Planely

Public Company; 1-10 employees; Internet industry

October 2010November 2010 (2 months)

Bringing the Copenhagen-based startup Planely.com to life with marketing strategy, business development, and a concept video.

Multimedia Producer

Freelance

20102010 (less than a year) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

Developed and designed a series of custom animated Flash banner ads with streaming video players to match the varying standards of a variety of news websites in Denmark.

Social Media Consultant

Women's Board of the Oakland Museum of California

December 2009December 2009 (1 month)

Designed a cost-effective social media strategy incorporating social networking, blogger outreach and traditional public relations to promote the White Elephant Sale, a million-dollar fundraiser for the Oakland Museum of California.

Online Marketing Specialist

Media Convergence Group

May 2009September 2009 (5 months)

Researched best practices and latest trends for developing audiences and advancing video news stories online for a global video online news site, established a presence on more than 20 special interest online communities,
social bookmarking services, micro-blogging sites, and social networks to promote Newsy videos online through comment posts and tweeting to generate traffic to the site and web log trackbacks.

Photo Coordinator

Vox Magazine

May 2009August 2009 (4 months)

Managed the photography department of the alternative weekly magazine of Columbia, Mo., collaborated with editors, art directors, and reporters on a daily basis to plan, assign, edit and tone photographs and multimedia for the print and online features and special sections.

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Electronic Photojournalism

Missouri School of Journalism

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

January 2009May 2009 (5 months)

Created weekly lab curricula to enhance coursework on producing and editing visual journalism for the web, collaborated on designing assignment and evaluated student work, taught with students of varying learning styles and experience levels to help them complete projects on deadline with Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash, Final Cut Express, Audacity, Google Analytics, WordPress, Blogger, Posterous and Tumblr, developed and maintained class blog to provide additional resources to students, worked with the instructor to keep the course current with skills required by the industry.

Assistant Director of Photography

Columbia Missourian

Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Newspapers industry

August 2008December 2008 (5 months)

Directly supervised photo editors and staff photographers at the morning daily newspaper for a town of 100,000, represented the photo department at daily budget meetings to determine the content of the print and online products, managed wire and in-house photo rights issues and distributed photo assignments to photographers based upon skill level and experience, directed Election 2008 photography coverage at local, state and national levels, produced multimedia content, managed the photography equipment pool and prioritized resources to keep within the repair budget.

Arts & Culture Television Production Intern

KQED

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Broadcast Media industry

May 2008August 2008 (4 months)

Assisted with the production of KQED’s station-generated content SPARK*, Check Please! Bay Area, Jacques Pepin’s More Fast Food My Way, Truly CA, The Bay Area HD Project, and Great Performances’ “The San Francisco Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker,’” by liaising with talent, logging tapes, producing transcripts, responding to e-mail inquiries, maintaining the wiki, writing original online content, researching visual rights, and compiling release packages on remote shoots.

Editor of Boone Life Photo Column

Columbia Missourian

Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Newspapers industry

January 2008May 2008 (5 months)

Developed a curriculum and recruited a staff of photographers to document the lives of Boone County residents for a weekly photo column, edited and produced Boone Life multimedia projects for the Missourian web site, generated story ideas, designed and maintained Boone Life blog, photographed stories and collected audio and video.

Meghan Krane's Languages

  • Norwegian

Meghan Krane's Skills & Expertise

  1. Blogging
  2. Social Media Marketing
  3. Blogger
  4. Email Marketing
  5. Tumblr
  6. Social Media
  7. Editing
  8. Copy Editing
  9. Facebook
  10. Journalism
  11. Wordpress
  12. Digital Media
  13. Social Networking
  14. WordPress
  15. Online Marketing
  16. New Media
  17. Photojournalism
  18. Storytelling

Meghan Krane's Education

University of Missouri-Columbia

MA, Convergence Journalism

20082010

Completed masters thesis under the supervision of Dr. Stephanie Craft titled “The Socially Filtered Media
Agenda: reciprocal agenda-setting between legacy media outlets and new media outlets on the micro-blogging
social network Twitter.”

University of Missouri-Columbia

BA, Photojournalism

20052008

University of Oslo (UiO)

Trinn III, Norsk

20042004

University of St. Andrews

Master of Arts (M.A.), International Relations and Economics

20012003

Marin Academy

High School Diploma

19972001

Meghan Krane's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

the intersection of journalism, social media and democracy | photography | documentary film appreciation | short-filmmaking | running | travel | the nuances of Danish pronunciation

Groups and Associations:

NPPA, Copenhagen Startup Weekend, Missouri School of Journalism Alumni, Photo Brigade - Missouri School of Journalism, ISS Alumni, Marin Academy Alumni

Honors and Awards:

Dean's List, Recipient of the Cliff and Vi Edom Photojournalism Scholarship

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