Janie Matthews

Digital Strategist @ Meridian

Janie Matthews joined Meridian in February of 2019 as our Digital Strategist. In this role, she supports Meridian’s communications team by taking ownership of our social media and digital presence while driving those initiatives via a strategic lens.

Before joining Meridian, Janie worked as a digital strategist for an advertising agency on Capitol Hill where she focused on social media management, implementing ad campaigns and assisting with graphic design. Prior to her work as a digital strategist, Janie worked as a journalist and copy editor. In 2017, Janie relocated from the U.S. to Brussels, Belgium to work as a political reporter for EURACTIV, a large media outlet that covers European Union affairs for 12 countries within the EU. During her time in Europe, Janie's work was published in Italy, France, Hungary and Belgium. Previous bylines include POLITICO, The Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine.

Janie earned a B.S. in journalism and political science from the University of Missouri.