Jacquelyn Mason

Jacquelyn Mason is Director of Programs at Media Democracy Fund, a non-profit funding intermediary that sits at the intersection of tech accountability and racial justice. Her background as a mis- and disinformation specialist includes her position as Senior Investigative Researcher and Special Projects Manager at First Draft, where her research focused on disinformation affecting Black and Latinx communities. Previously she worked at TED Conferences on projects geared towards information disorder, at her alma mater New York University conducting user experience research, and as an editor of photography at media service organizations such as Meredith Corporation and NBC Universal. She holds a Master of Fine Art from Parsons School of Design in Art, Media, and Technology, as well as a Master of Science from NYU Tandon School of Engineering in Integrated Digital Media.