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.

Latest stories

After ‘SMILF’ controversy, Frankie Shaw has a lot to say

By and , Globe Staff

Shaw has something to say about the backlash from South Boston regarding her Showtime series.

‘Master of None’’s Lena Waithe is the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing

By Lynn Elber , AP

Watch her speech, where she addresses her “LGBTQIA family.”

Watch Sean Spicer’s surprising Emmys appearance

By Kevin Slane , boston.com Staff

“This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period,” Spicer said.

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After Fenway, Lady Gaga crashes House of Blues show

By , Globe Staff

Apparently one high-energy show a night isn’t enough for Gaga.