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Olivia Niland

Olivia Niland is a writer, reporter, and social media editor currently working for The Wall Street Journal in New York City. Previously, she was a reporter and news curation editor at BuzzFeed News in Los Angeles for more than four years. While at USC, she reported for Neon Tommy, studied journalism in London, and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Print and Digital Journalism degree in 2016.

Current Job Title

Social Media Editor


The Wall Street Journal


New York City, New York, United States

Year Graduated


Degree / Major

Print and Digital Journalism, B.A.

Previous Jobs:

News curation editor and reporter, BuzzFeed News, Los Angeles, CA
Social media editor, Gizmodo Media Group and Fusion/Univision, Oakland, CA
Editorial news intern, Mashable, Los Angeles, CA
Newsroom intern, NBC Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Editorial intern, The Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles, CA

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