Media Moves

LA Times announces new roles for two staff members

July 19, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Kevin Rector

The Los Angeles Times has tapped Kevin Rector to cover the legal affairs beat, while Libor Jany will take over coverage of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Recently a LAPD reporter, Rector will now cover the California Supreme Court and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He will write about legal trends and issues. Previously, he was at the Baltimore Sun for eight years, where he worked as a city cops and crime reporter and an investigative reporter. Rector graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.



Libor Jany

Recently, Jany served as a law enforcement and justice issues reporter and was at the Minneapolis Star Tribune, where he worked as a suburban reporter and then public safety reporter. He was a breaking news reporter at Hearst Connecticut Media Group. Jany graduated from Mississippi State University.

You can congratulate both Rector and Jany on Twitter.

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