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Kenney appoints city’s first Digital Director: Stephanie Waters

Waters, a digital content strategist, will be responsible for making sure the “Mayor's Office uses technology to help build an effective and efficient government that is accessible for every neighborhood.”

Stephanie Waters, Philadelphia's first digital director. (Photo via Twitter)

Under Mayor Jim Kenney, the city will have its first digital director.
Her name is Stephanie Waters and she’s a digital content strategist who’s worked on two failed gubernatorial campaigns: Martha Coakley’s 2014 run in Massachusetts and Barbara Buono’s 2013 New Jersey run. Waters, 28, of Point Breeze, most recently worked as Kenney’s digital campaign director.


The role will “ensure the Mayor’s Office uses technology to help build an effective and efficient government that is accessible for every neighborhood,” according to a release.

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