Aimee Rinehart

Program Manager, Local News & AI, The Associated Press

Aimee Rinehart@aimeetwoee
Aimee Rinehart is the program manager for The Associated Press’s Local News AI initiative. Before joining AP, she was the deputy director of First Draft’s New York Bureau helping journalists and newsrooms to identify, verify and responsibly report on mis- and disinformation through the 2018 and 2020 U.S. election cycles. In 2018, she managed Comprova, a project to monitor and analyze misinformation and disinformation around the 2018 Brazilian elections. Aimee started working online in 1996 and was a digital originator at The New York Times, and returned to print briefly as an editor at the Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels.

Aimee Rinehart

Deputy Director, First Draft News

Twitter: @aimeetwoee
Aimee Rinehart is deputy managing director at First Draft in New York. She led the US 2020 election work including the recruitment of a staff of 12, organized the training plan to reach more than 1,000 journalists and oversaw the editorial output to inform newsrooms across the US about what the research team saw online. She managed Comprova, the Brazilian election project in 2018. She started working online in 1996 and was a digital originator at The New York Times.