• 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.
  • From widescreen 3-D TV to Cardboard: The evolution of teaching VR in the classroom

    From widescreen 3-D TV to Cardboard: The evolution of teaching VR in the classroom
    June 8, 2016

    The University of Missouri School of Journalism prides itself with staying one step ahead of the news industry, but the light-speed immersion of virtual reality this year tested the system to its limits.
  • Does structured journalism work? Evaluating the feasibility of structure for consumers and reporters

    Does structured journalism work? Evaluating the feasibility of structure for consumers and reporters
    May 26, 2016

    Does the traditional news article still make sense as the primary unit of news in the age of the Internet and smartphone? That was the question I asked in my first blog post as an RJI Fellow in July 2015.
  • 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.
  • KOMU’s Your View segment encourages engagement with viewers

    KOMU’s Your View segment encourages engagement with viewers
    May 24, 2016

    KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri, does something unique for a local station every Friday during its 6 p.m. newscast. The NBC affiliate produces a segment called Your View, where the people in charge of the station address viewer concerns about local coverage.
  • 13 keys to holding a successful awards event using your current staff

    13 keys to holding a successful awards event using your current staff
    May 17, 2016

    Conducting events helps The St. Louis American connect with the community and create goodwill. But the luncheons and galas also help the newspaper reach nontraditional advertisers and compensate for losses from national advertising.
  • FL#152: Chatbots for news

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    FL#152: Chatbots for news
    May 11, 2016

    Could computers that act like humans inform the public via personalized individual conversations?
  • 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.