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Yiqing Shao

Director of Innovation


Yiqing Shao is the Director of Innovation for Boston Globe Media Partners. She was previously the Senior Digital Editor running and its digital platforms, leading a 24/7 team that managed the homepage, app, social media, newsletters, and breaking news alerts. Her interests range from content strategy and design, to analytics and SEO, to how BGMP and its audiences can have more fun on the internet (such as posting pet photos at during the COVID-19 pandemic). She believes in meeting people where they are. Beyond journalism, Qing's passions include art, food, technology, and travel. Pro-Helvetica. Passable Mandarin and Spanish. Always plotting her next vacation.