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NY Times taps Pyne as video director

June 30, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Solana Pyne

The New York Times has promoted Solana Pyne to video director.

As per the announcement, she will “oversee the quality of news video on Times platforms and will be responsible for the success of the desk’s efforts, from news and visual investigations to field work and multimedia.”

She will manage the department and work closely with its deputies and managers.

Recently, she held the post of director, enterprise video. Prior to joining the Times, she  she founded and expanded the video team at Quartz as a senior producer and then executive producer.

She also served as a senior correspondent and senior producer for GlobalPost.

At both places, she created or led won a multitude of accolades, including Murrow, Peabody, Polk, Loeb and Overseas Press Club awards.

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