Hillary Clinton Hires BuzzFeed Staffer

Julie Whitaker starts next week.

Julie Whitaker has been hired as Hillary Clinton‘s social media director. Whitaker comes to the Clinton campaign from BuzzFeed, where she has been managing editor for BFF, the department self-described as responsible for making “cool stuff for you and the rest of the internet.”

Whitaker announced the news on Twitter.

Whitaker brings extensive social media experience to her new role. Prior to joining BuzzFeed this year, Whitaker was the social media editor at WNYC, responsible for social media content across all of the New York public radio station’s programs.