In her new role, Kwai will cover social media trends, international spot news, overnight U.S. news and live coverage of extreme weather.
Recently, she served as a breaking news reporter covering Europe. She has been with the Times for more than six years, joining as a reporter and researcher.
Previously, she was a media fellow at The Atlantic and an editorial assistant at global illustrated book publisher The Quarto Group in London.
Kwai has a B.A. from Duke University, where she was a columnist for the student newspaper, the Duke Chronicle.
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