In Seattle Times’ new digital-first newsroom, roles change to ‘creation, curation, community’

September 22, 2011
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News Leadership 3.0 | Editors Weblog
The Seattle Times has reorganized its newsroom to a digital-first structure with three personnel roles: creation, curation and community. Reporters and editors create content, production staff curates it into different products and platforms, and engagement staff builds community around it. The reorganization puts Kathy Best, the former digital managing editor, in charge of all news gathering and aims to break the traditional focus on print production cycles. || Previously: How The Seattle Times Is Using Mobile Video, Twitter to Report News Fast