Ashley Calloway-Blatch will be joining The New York Times Metro department to anchor its night operations.
Her new role begins next week.
Calloway-Blatch joined the Times in 2018 as a senior staff editor on Express where she edited and published national and international news articles with a focus on breaking news, explanatory journalism, and social media reporting among other tasks.
Before that, Calloway-Blatch was at HuffPost which she joined in 2015 as news editor. She then worked her way up becoming deputy standards editor, senior editor and then holding the post of opinion editor.
She has also worked at New York Daily News as web producer/digital copy editor and associate homepage editor and was copy editor at Black Enterprise.
Additionally, she has interned at Essence Magazine and 944 Magazine and was a freelance reporter for The Miami Herald.
Calloway-Blatch has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University – Graduate School of Journalism.