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How can a developer help The New York Times newsroom?

Who We Are

We are a digital projects team embedded within The New York Times newsroom. We work on behind-the-scenes technology, collaborating with teams that handle data, graphics and unique design presentations.

We build tools for reporters, editors and designers as well as special projects for our readers. We run experiments as well as guide, train and support the use of these tools.

The Team (alphabetical order)

Current Projects

Self-service newsroom tools that allow our reporters and editors to publish highly interactive work on their own:

  • Tap Stories, for creating visual, mobile-first stories
  • Adventure, for building quizzes and interactive stories
  • DocTools, for deep source-document collaborations, analysis and publishing

Reporting tools to help our newsroom drill deeper into beats and make unexpected connections:

Tools to create more direct and meaningful newsroom/reader interactions including:

Scalable data pipelines to support major event coverage including:

Experiments with new technologies

Collaborations with Graphics and The Upshot

Infrastructure to support operations for newsroom developers across Interactive News, NYT Graphics and NYT News Design, including a cloud deployment system that hosts 130+ applications.

Our Partners

We collaborate closely with NYT Graphics, our Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) desk, NYT News Design, The Upshot and the NYT technology department.

Stay In Touch

The Interactive News team at The New York Times is always looking to connect with creative, interdisciplinary thinkers with strong technical backgrounds.

If you're interested, please fill out our contact form. You may receive a note from us occasionally.

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