Vadim Lavrusik

Vadim Lavrusik is the journalist program manager at Facebook. He also is an adjunct professor teaching social media at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to Facebook, he worked as the community manager and social media strategist at and founder of the Community Managers Meetup. He has also worked on social media at The New York Times.

Vadim has a master of science in digital media from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor of arts in journalism, summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota.

He has written for PBS NewsHour, Nieman Journalism Lab, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, the Star Tribune,, and more. He is the presenter of Facebook for Reporting and Storytelling, an on-demand Webinar replay at Poynter's News University. You can subscribe to him on Facebook at