Before joining The Post, Elite spent four years at Vox Media, three as the product manager for off-platform storytelling. She set product strategy and led the launch of nine editorial networks on new platforms including Apple News, AMP and AMP Stories, Facebook Instant Articles, liveblogs and newsletters. She worked on revenue initiatives on emerging platforms and managed partnerships with Apple and Google.
In 2017, Elite hosted and produced the Next Steps podcast for Poynter, where she interviewed journalists on their non-traditional career paths in and out of media. She wrote a column about media innovation for Poynter for two years. She serves as a board member and education adviser for Online News Association, and a career coach for the Digital Women Leaders program. She also moonlights as a travel and food writer who seeks out great street food across the world.
Elite (pronounced e-light) studied journalism at Roosevelt University and lives in Arlington, by way of Chicago and New York.
Elite, who will report to Jeremy Gilbert, starts July 2.