News Editor

Dates: Jan. 2008 - Jan. 2009

Core responsibility was to oversee and develop content for the News and Business channels of Jacksonville.com.

Job responsibilities:
  • Starting new initiatives to grow audience such as starting our newsletters program, adding tracking to our RSS feeds, creating/coding/launching schools.jacksonville.com and working to better optimize our pages for search engines.
  • Working closely with technical services and developers to overhaul templates and parts of our content management system.
  • Overseeing our elections coverage and content.
  • Developing our database offerings by using vendor services or coding searches myself.
  • Filling in for the development team when members left or were pulled away from editorial projects.
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