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'Wake the zombies' - BT membership editor, Dylan Tan: Editors Talk (Ep 5)

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With large and established digital publications all hiring a membership editor, the role has become a must-have in the modern newsroom. Why, then, are there so few here in Singapore?

Howie Lim gets the skinny from Dylan Tan, membership editor from The Business Times.

Synopsis: A monthly podcast conversation inspired by The Business Times column Off The Record, in which editors from the newsrooms of SPH Media Trust, discuss the modern news industry from their insider's perspective.

Highlights of the conversation:

01:07 The role of membership editor at BT

05:18 Growing the subscriber base

06:48 Engaging ‘zombie’ subscribers

09:01 A must-have for the modern newsroom

Hosted by: Howie Lim (

With Dylan Tan, membership editor, The Business Times

Edited by: Claressa Monteiro & Howie Lim

Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh

Editing engineer: Claressa Monteiro

Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media


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