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I currently am a digital news producer at WFAE public radio in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Matt Rasnic

I am a journalist skilled in social media tools and strategy, news curation, audience building, SEO and more. 




WFAE 90.7 — Digital News Producer

I work on WFAE's digital team where I write and edit email newsletters, curate station social media channels and develop and execute audience growth strategies. 



The Post and Courier — Digital News Producer

I worked on The Post and Courier's audience team to maintain the paper's presence across all digital and social platforms. I also edited and produced newsroom audio projects such as the weekly Understand SC podcast. 


 + News Curation

I utilized news judgement to curate the morning and evening flagship newsletters and the homepage of postandcourier.com, including special editions like this.

 + Instagram Growth Strategy 

I created and implemented new Instagram post templates with shared emphasis of text and visuals for @postandcourier which increased following, interactions and shares.

 + Audio Projects

I assisted with editing and producing the weekly news podcast Understand SC as well as special audio projects like this.


WFIU News — Multimedia Journalist

I reported audience focused stories while assisting with writing and scheduling social media content and producing a pop-up coronavirus newsletter.  


 + Reporting

I reported audience focused stories for the Hearken-powered City Limits: Bloomington project in addition to local and state-wide news for radio. Like this one.

 + Newsletter 

I assisted in producing the daily headlines newsletter and also produced and edited a pop-up coronavirus newsletter compiling state-wide and national news coverage. 


Indiana Daily Student — Editor-in-Chief

I oversaw the production of all print and digital publications, a staff of more than 100 student journalists and maintained the newsroom budget as the first editor elected to two terms in 35 years. Served in several other roles prior such as social media editor, photo editor and creative director. 


 + Engagement and digital role expansions

As editor, I expanded the number of digital roles In the newsroom to improve our digital presence across social media platforms, email newsletters and our website. 

 + 2020 Pacemaker Award winner

"Entries are judged by teams of professionals based upon coverage and content; quality of writing and reporting; leadership; design; photography; and graphics." (ACP Site)