Stacie Chan is the Community Manager of Google News, where she educates and engages with over 70,000 news publishers in over 180 countries. As the “face of Google News,” she attends numerous events around the US to present about Google News and other Google products journalists can use for more multi-dimensional storytelling.
In 2010, Stacie launched Redwood City Patch.com, one of 900 local news sites that was part of Aol’s Patch.com. Under Stacie’s leadership and management, Redwood City Patch won the 2011 San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s 1st Place Award for Best Online News site for outstanding reporting and overall excellence. She was then promoted to the Regional Editor role to manage the 19 Patch sites spanning from South San Francisco to Gilroy.
In 2011 and 2012, she was accepted into Wharton’s School of Business journalism seminar program where she and other journalists from around the country honed their business reporting skills. In 2013, she received a Fulbright Fellowship to study German media organizations in Berlin and Hamburg.
Stacie graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelors degree in Communication and a Masters degree in Journalism. There she wrote for The Stanford Daily, then covered renewable energy and contributed to the Wall Street Journal while in grad school. She received the Jerry Jensen Broadcast Journalism Award while serving as President of Stanford’s television station, and also twice received the Rebele Journalism Scholarship for print journalism.
Fun fact: In 2001, Stacie was nominated for an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Performance in a Voiceover Lead” for her character on Jackie Chan Adventures.