Former Forbes ME Upbin expected to join LA Times
Former Forbes managing editor Bruce Upbin is expected to join the Los Angeles Times as an assistant managing editor, reports Ken Doctor for Nieman Lab.
Former Forbes chief product officer Lewis Dvorkin is now the top editor at the Times.
Upbin left Forbes in April 2016 to join Hyperloop One as vice president of strategic communications. He left Hyperloop last month, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Upbin started as a reporter at Forbes in 1995 and worked as Midwest bureau chief before returning to New York as a tech/health care editor. He also spent the last three years overseeing both wealth and technology coverage.
He was an assistant managing editor from 2006 to 2009 before becoming a managing editor in 2009, overseeing more than 140 tech writers in print and online.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Northwestern University and a master’s in writing from the University of Arizona.