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Maureen Linke

Maureen Linke

Developer, Interactive Applications

USA TODAY/ Gannett Digital

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USA TODAY/ Gannett Digital

Developer, Interactive Applications

•Conceive, prototype and lead data-driven interactives, graphics and news applications projects for both USA TODAY and Gannett.
•Research and edit accompanying project copy in a concise format.
•Serve as the liaison between the Interactives team, design, development and other newsroom departments.
•Fact check figures to ensure data is accurate and meets ethical standards.
•Product owner of company-wide interactive storytelling templates project.
•Research future technologies pertaining to interactive graphics, finding new avenues for data visualization.
•Previously worked on daily graphics team producing enterprise and breaking news graphics, providing all research and supportive text.

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USA TODAY

Assistant online producer

•Produce and publish stories to the health and behavior section of USA TODAY.
•Work with reporters and editors to enhance online presentation by adding interactive elements such as photo galleries, sidebars, polls, toppers, etc.
•Collaborate with design, development, and data teams for daily and long-term editorial projects.
•Write briefs, cutlines, and headlines that optimize search engine results to drive traffic.
•Maintain and innovate social media accounts for promotion and reader engagement purposes.
•Analyze web site traffic utilizing Omniture to promote appropriate and popular content.
•Write articles and blog posts that appear both in print and online.

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CNN.com

Freelance Associate Producer for Interactive Storytelling

• Select and edit photographs for stories and section pages, including CNN.com’s homepage
• Create photo galleries, audio slideshows, videos and interactive elements to accompany news stories.
• Plan and produce daily and long-term visual, editorial projects collaborating with a variety of teams.

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CNN

TV/Web Integration Intern

•Ensure viewer engagement through CNN Newsroom blog, viewer phone calls, iReports, and use of various web elements for show segments.
•Format blog posts to include video/photo uploads and interactive features such as polling.
•Assist with rundown production using iNews, scripting and monitoring of social networks.

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PrecisionIR

Webcast Producer

Young Broadcasting

Intern

Virginia Commonwealth University

Master of Science, Online Journalism

Virginia Commonwealth University

Bachelor of Science, Mass Communications, Broadcast Journalism