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University of Toronto Fellowship in Journalism
& Health Impact

Faculty Member

Adriana Lacy

Instructor - Social Media for Independent Journalists/Advocates

Adriana Lacy is based in Boston, Massachusetts. She has over a decade of experience in audience engagement, analytics and product management.

Lacy has Bachelor’s degrees in Print & Digital Journalism and African American Studies and a Master’s of Arts with distinction in Digital Audience Strategy from Arizona State University.

She has won numerous awards, including Forbes 30 Under 30, best social media design account as well as various leadership and mentoring awards.

Lacy started her career in newsrooms, working at publications including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Axios. In addition, she has consulted and contracted with organizations including Meta (Facebook), The Guardian, Rolling Stone and more.