Leah Stacy is an assistant professor in professional practice at Nazareth College and has worked as an arts journalist and entrepreneur. She started her career in Rochester, N.Y., as a web editor for the Democrat and Chronicle, then earned a master’s degree at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she focused on learning video, social media and other digital skills to become a more multifaceted journalist. After graduate school, she held positions as the editor-in-chief of a city-regional magazine, public relations manager for a regional theatre, a startup founder and a freelance writer/videographer for publications such as City Newspaper, American Theatre magazine, Esquire.com and USA Today. She remains editorial director of Boomtown Table and the cofounder of Upstate Social Sessions, an anndual social media conference in downtown Rochester.