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Whitney Ashton Irick

Whitney Ashton Irick is the Audience Growth Manager for NBCUniversal Local. She’s a journalist and self-professed news junkie with a keen eye for digital trends, a deep understanding of social media and traffic analytics, and a desire to better understand and serve the audience. In her current role, she’s responsible for developing and executing digital, social and search strategies that grow NBCU’s digital news audiences.

Current Job Title

Audience Growth Manager at NBCUniversal Local


NBCUniversal, Inc.

Market Number



Los Angeles, California, United States

Year Graduated


Degree / Major

M.S. in Journalism

Social Media