Job titles of tomorrow — today!

Gone are the days when news organizations had just copy editors and page designers. Nowadays there are newsroom titles like digital optimizer, audience analyst and executive mobile editor. As social media platforms have evolved so have job titles, along with the tools journalists use to communicate with audiences. In this series, RJI will learn more about these titles and the people who hold them.

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What is a senior editor for growth and emerging platforms?
February 14, 2017

Christine Roberts is the senior editor for growth and emerging platforms at The Huffington Post. She spends a great deal of her time leading audience engagement efforts on messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, Viber and Line.

Gone are the days when news organizations had just copy editors and page designers. Today, there are newsroom titles like digital optimizer, audience analyst and executive mobile editor. As social media platforms have evolved so have job titles, along with the tools journalists use to communicate with audiences. In this series, RJI will learn more about these titles and the people who hold them.

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  • What is a social video producer?

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    What is a social video producer?
    July 25, 2016

    Nina Raja is a social video producer at CNBC where she produces and edits video for the network’s various social platforms — Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Vine — and its website.
  • What is an emerging media editor?

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    What is an emerging media editor?
    July 6, 2016

    Allison Morrow is an emerging media editor at The Wall Street Journal where her main responsibility is managing the daily production of WSJ’s Snapchat Discover channel. She also helps manage the development of content for the newspaper’s Snapchat account.
  • We asked a viral editor how to make this Q&A with a viral editor go viral; here’s what he told us

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    We asked a viral editor how to make this Q&A with a viral editor go viral; here’s what he told us
    June 9, 2016

    Nick Wing has been senior viral editor at The Huffington Post for almost three years. He’s worked for the online organization for nearly seven years and first came to HuffPost as a politics intern.
  • What is a news apps developer?

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    What is a news apps developer?
    May 25, 2016

    Audrey Carlsen is one of two news apps developers in the newsroom at The Seattle Times. Carlsen has held the position for a year and a half. Before the two developers were hired, someone from the IT department would work on news apps development.
  • What is a digital optimizer?

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    What is a digital optimizer?
    May 10, 2016

    Michael Rollman is the digital optimizer for the Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal where he tracks the performance of digital advertising campaigns for rgj.com and tourist-oriented site Reno.com.

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