On the morning of Monday, February 9, the staff of HLN Digital arrived in their Atlanta newsroom and discovered a large pixilated mural of Waldo made out of dozens of white, red, black and yellow Post-it Notes. The stripe-clad cartoon character smiled back at them from the whiteboard.
Three days later, another Post-it creation appeared on the newsroom’s whiteboard. There loomed a blue TARDIS, the iconic time machine from “Doctor Who.”
“We were blown away,” said Karyn Lu. “The creations were amazing, and the artist behind them was a total mystery.”
Lu is the director of product strategy and partnerships at HLN, CNN’s sister network that’s reinventing itself as a TV station built on social media. She’s part of HLN’s product/partnerships team, which operates similar to a startup within the larger network. Read more