07/08/2014 04:09 pm ET Updated Jul 08, 2014

New York Times Adding Deputy-Level Editors To Each Major News Desk


The New York Times is adding deputy-level editors assigned to increase the volume and quality of its digital product. They'll sit in each of the paper's major editorial departments, executive editor Dean Baquet announced in a staff memo obtained by Capital.

They'll also be involved in training desk staffs in social media and in audience development initiatives on the desks.

The goal is to better leverage Times content across multiple platforms and to "help take the digital report to the next level," Baquet said.

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