Dean Praetorius

Director of Trends and Social Media, The Huffington Post

Dean Praetorius is currently a Senior Editor at The Huffington Post, overseeing both the site's social media endeavors as well as a team of editors responsible for creating viral content and covering breaking news. A Boston College graduate and Long Island native, Dean has worked with a number of influential media outlets through the years, including ABC News, Vh1, and the now defunct New York Sun.Before joining the Huffington Post team at the end of 2010, he also served a short stint as an editorial intern with the Onion.