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Program Manager, Local News & AI, The Associated Press
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.