Sean Connolly leads product development for Storyhunter, focusing on manging projects and releasing new features for the platform and community. Before Storyhunter, Sean oversaw the development, design and maintenance of digital products for the Online News Association. He also maintained the membership system, administered ecommerce transactions and managed ONA’s digital infrastructure.
Sean completed an M.A. in Journalism from American University. During that time, he interned at USA TODAY, helped produce student newscasts and a weekly online publication and covered the D.C. area as a multimedia reporter.
Sean has a passion for digital journalism, with a particular interest in database-driven work and documentary-style personal storytelling. He likes building websites and shooting and editing video.
Sean holds two Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Religious Studies from the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C.