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Meldon Jones

Mel is a Content Strategy Specialist at API and focuses mainly on API’s Metrics for News program to help publishers create data-driven content strategies. Prior to API, she worked in the social sector as a development officer and communications specialist and was the Senior Editor at the Golden Baobab Prize. Mel’s work has been published on Philadelphia-based news and tech sites as well as the Washington Monthly. She has also contributed to investigations for both the Investigative Reporting Workshop and the Washington Post.

Mel holds a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MA in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University.

Email Mel Jones at or follow her @meldonj.

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