The following excerpt announcement was sent out from The New York Times:
John Ketchum joins as an editor. He comes to The Times from the American Journalism Project, a venture philanthropy fund focused on sustaining local news in communities across the United States.
John has worn many hats throughout his career. He’s worked as an editor/producer for NPR’S Morning Edition, a deputy editor for Vox Media’s SB Nation and an associate producer for CNN’s social media team, to name a few. He started his career at American Public Media in Los Angeles, where he helped launch the Wealth and Poverty desk at Marketplace, a national radio program covering business and the economy.
A native of Saginaw, Michigan, John’s love for audio was born while attending Central Michigan University, where he was a student reporter for WCMU, the college’s public radio station.