Anthony DeRosa is a U.S. News editor at the Wall Street Journal, and formerly the Strategy Editor for U.S. News, Politics, and Special Projects at The Wall Street Journal. He’s also worked in a strategy role for Sports, Enterprise and Investigations.
Previously, Anthony was Digital Production Manager for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
The Daily Show digital team won the first Emmy award of the Trevor Noah era in 2017, for “Between The Scenes”
The team was Emmy nominated for their Outstanding Interactive Program in 2018 and again in 2019.
Anthony helped produce the New York Times bestselling book “The Donald J. Trump Twitter Library” as well as installations of the library across America, including Los Angeles, New York City and Washington D.C.
The Trump Twitter Library has won numerous awards including a Cannes Lions Grand Prix and a Clio award.
Anthony produced the “Make Trump Tweets Eight Again” browser extension which won a Webby in 2018.
Anthony has spent over a decade working in newsrooms, at Reuters, SNY and most recently as Editor In Chief of Circa News, and has over 15 years experience as a technologist, at Bristol Myers Squibb, Thomson Reuters, Merrill Lynch and Newmark.
Anthony shared “Journalist of the Year” award from El Mundo in Madrid with Jennifer Preston, former reporter and senior editor at The New York Times, in 2013 for their pioneering work in using social media for journalism. He was awarded “Best Innovation in Storytelling” from Reuters in 2011.
Anthony was formerly the Reuters Social Media Editor, finding and developing news leads and sources on social platforms, working to verify and confirm socially sourced reports, images, and video to integrate into Reuters reporting. Anthony led the reporting for live coverage of breaking news events on Reuters.com
Anthony co-authored “The Verification Handbook,” along with leading journalists from the BBC, Storyful, ABC, Digital First Media and other verification experts. The handbook is a groundbreaking resource for journalists and aid providers. It provides tools, techniques and step-by-step guidelines for how to deal with user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies and breaking news events.
NBC New York chose him as one of the top 20 people to follow on Twitter.
Tumblr founder David Karp told CNN that Anthony runs one of his favorite tumblr blogs.
Jon Stewart cited Anthony on an episode of The Daily Show.
Details magazine named him one of twelve social media mavericks.
Gizmodo named him one of the most viral people on the Internet.
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