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NY Times taps Ruthhart as writing coach and editor for newsroom fellowship

January 13, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Bill Ruthhart

The New York Times has hired Bill Ruthhart as a writing coach and editor for its newsroom fellowship and early-career programs.

He begins Jan. 24.

Ruthhart joins from the Chicago Tribune, where he had worked for over 11 years, most recently as a political reporter. Other roles he has held at the Tribune include Watchdog reporter and City Hall reporter.

He was also with The Indianapolis Star for over 8 years, where he served as a suburban reporter and then as a statehouse reporter.

Ruthhart has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Eastern Illinois University.

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