Journalist, writer and editor

Olivia Niland is a writer, reporter and social media editor with years of experience in leading newsrooms, including The Wall Street Journal, BuzzFeed News, Mashable, The Hollywood Reporter, and more.

She is passionate about breaking news, incisive cultural coverage, and innovative social media strategy. She is currently a social media editor at

The Wall Street Journal, and was previously a news curation editor and reporter at BuzzFeed News in Los Angeles, as well as a social media editor with Gizmodo Media Group for outlets including Fusion and Jezebel.

A native Oregonian, avid traveler, poet and photographer, Olivia graduated with honors from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School

of Journalism and currently calls New York City home.