Minda Smiley

Minda Smiley

Agencies Reporter at Adweek
New York, United States

About me

Minda Smiley is an agencies reporter at Adweek. She covers the agency landscape, writing about the work itself as well as how agencies are adapting to ever-changing client needs. She previously covered topics like the Cambridge Analytica scandal, diversity and inclusion in the ad industry and the Super Bowl for The Drum. Minda grew up in Pittsburgh, Pa. and attended Penn State before moving to New York to receive her M.A. in journalism from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.


Agencies Reporter
New York, United States
May 2019 - Present (1 year 11 months)
Agency PR Manager
Philadelphia, United States
December 2018 - May 2019 (5 months)
Freelance Writer
New York, United States
September 2018 - December 2018 (3 months)
Senior Reporter
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2015 - 2018 (3 years)
The Drum - Modern Marketing and Media
Based in Philadelphia and NY

Editorial Intern
New York, United States
2014 - 2015 (1 year)


M.A. in Journalism

2013 - 2014 (1 year)
Degree Name Dates attended or expected graduation2013 –

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

2009 - 2013 (4 years)

Other professional activities

Epica Awards, Paris

Awards Jury Member
2018 - Present (3 years 3 months)

PHNX Tribute, Paris

Awards Jury Member

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