James Tyner.

James Tyner

Product Manager

James Tyner was the product manager for newsroom tools and new formats for the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune from 2019 to 2023. He worked on improvements to the newsrooms’ digital tools and workflows and new ways of telling stories online. Tyner was a driving force behind the development of GrapheneCMS and new journalism products like Points of Interest.

Tyner is a graduate of the journalism program at USC, where he focused on news products and audience trust. He served as managing editor and product manager at USC Annenberg Media, the journalism school’s student newsroom, and previously interned on Apple’s Siri team and at the Arizona Republic.