Founding a Media Company: McArdle Hankin co-founder of Back Pocket Media
McArdle Hankin is a co-founder of Back Pocket Media, a multimedia production and events company that brings journalism, art and music to the stage. Back Pocket has partnered with over 30 news organizations across the country -- from NPR outlets to the Miami Herald and ProPublica.
Before going full-time with Back Pocket, McArdle worked at Google and later as an intern for the SF Chronicle’s multimedia team where two of his videos were selected as the organization's "top 10 videos of 2020."
McArdle is an alumnus of SFSU's Spanish and Liberal Studies programs and a graduate of Stanford Universities Journalism Master's program.
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