Audience Engagement Editor

Heather Ciras

Heather Ciras works with reporters, editors, and digital journalists to best plan for, package, and promote stories on our site and on social media platforms, with a special emphasis on nontraditional storytelling and community outreach. This means everything from spotting trending news, brainstorming new ways to tell stories, and determining the best audience and finding out how to reach them.

Heather is also part of a team that oversees all the Globe’s social media profiles. Here, she helps best position stories across platforms as well as grow the Globe’s reach.

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‘I shouldn’t be going through this.’ Texas students talk after shooting

By , Globe Staff

In the wake of the shooting at Santa Fe High School Texas on Friday, students who survived the attack spoke about what the ordeal was like for them.

A commenter calls out Tom Ashbrook after column

By , Globe Staff

“There is no room in an apology for asserting that you have ‘listened,’ or ‘owned it,’ or become ‘better,’ or ‘paid a price.’ Let others be the judge of that. An apology cannot be followed by self-congratulation.” Read the whole comment here.

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By Isaac Feldberg , Globe Correspondent

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