Media Moves at The New York Times & NPR, HuffPost Hires Culture Senior Editor
The New York Times has promoted three of its staff:
· Steve Duenes has been promoted to deputy managing editor. In his new role, he will build on the progress he has made integrating the newsroom’s visual teams, including Video, Photo, Graphics, Digital News Design and Interactive News, while increasing the role of visuals in storytelling across the report. He has most recently the assistant masthead editor for The Times and joined the paper in 1991 after a stint at the Chicago Tribune.
· Tom Gaffney has been promoted to senior staff editor for the News Print Hub. He worked for the paper as a news assistant for five years beginning in 2010, mostly on the News Desk. He rejoined The Times in November 2018 as a casual editor.
· Talya Minsberg has moved to the paper’s Sports Desk as assistant editor for strategy. She has been with The Times since 2012 and most recently served as a senior staff editor for special projects.
Shirley Henry has been promoted to chief Washington editor at NPR, upped from deputy editor. She joined the network in 2014 as a senior editor on the Washington desk and was promoted to deputy editor in 2015. Since then she has served as the lead editor for all White House coverage and co-editor of the NPR Politics podcast. Before NOR, Henry worked for CNN in Washington, D.C.
HuffPost has hired Erin E. Evans as senior enterprise editor of culture. She starts in June. She comes from NBCBLK where she was an editor since December 2018. Prior to that, Evans spent three years at the now-defunct Mic, most recently as editorial director of culture. She has also worked for BET and The Roots.
Clarissa Pharr is the new deputy ideas editor at Quartz. She was previously the multimedia editor at The WorldPost, a partner opinions column with The Washington Post. Before that she was an editor and web producer at AI-Monitor, the media editor for ArteEast, and the managing editor for Noozz.com.
The Washington Post has tapped Janice Page as arts editor; she starts on June 3. She will drive coverage of the fine arts, including visual art, classical music, dance and theater. She comes from The Boston Globe where she served as the deputy managing editor for arts. Before that, Page was a reporter and arts and entertainment editor at the Los Angeles Times and the executive producer of the Boston site of MSN/Sidewalk.com.
Caitlyn Kim has been named Washington reporter for Colorado Public Radio. She is a veteran radio reporter and producer and most recently worked for NPR’s Weekend Edition as a temporary editor, and has previously served as an assignment editor for New York Public Radio WNYC-AM.
KING-TV, the NBC affiliate in Seattle, Washington, has bid farewell to longtime anchor Lori Matsukawa who has retired from broadcasting after 36 years with the station. Replacing her on the evening timeslot is Joyce Taylor, who will move from mornings beginning June 17. She has been with the station since 2002.
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