Inspirefest 2017

Anne-Marie Tomchak

UK Editor, Mashable (Guest Chair)

Anne-Marie Tomchak is Mashable’s UK Editor where she leads the company’s dedicated UK site. Mrs. Tomchak joins Mashable from the BBC where she was one of the founders of BBC Trending, which launched in 2013. Anne-Marie is a digital innovator, having developed new short-form mobile video formats for the BBC News app and hosted BBC News Facebook Live broadcasts. She has a solid track record of producing original journalism. In 2014 Anne-Marie was nominated for a Radio Academy Award for Innovation after breaking a story about the ‘offer’ of illegal drugs on Instagram, which led to a change in policy by the platform. She also broke the world exclusive revealing that the viral “Syria Hero Boy” video was faked.