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

‘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.

Explore the crazy world of Stephen King’s ‘Dark Tower’

By Aprill Brandon and Ryan Huddle , Globe Staff

Stephen King has created many worlds and many of them he has connected, in ways big and small, with the “Dark Tower” series acting as the linchpin.