Thomas Johnson manages a team of social media editors and shapes The Post’s strategy on social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. In 2020, he was a lead editor on the coronavirus reopening tracker, and worked on several audience-driven projects. He was part of the team that created the Asked and Answered series that answered reader questions on the coronavirus pandemic and 2020 election. Thomas joined the Audience Department in 2018, first as an embedded editor in the Sports Department. He conducted audience experiments across the newsroom to test new distribution platforms, such as pop-up newsletters, and approaches to new coverage areas. He joined The Post in 2014 as part of the social aggregation team and then as a video editor contributing to breaking news and 2016 election coverage. Before joining The Post, Thomas worked for ReCode and the Miami Herald.