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LA Times appoints Doumar head of newsletters

December 20, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Karim Doumar

The Los Angeles Times has named Karim Doumar as its head of newsletters. An excerpt from the announcement reads:

“In this role, Doumar will oversee our portfolio of newsletter products, work to improve their reach, create new forms of innovative storytelling and foster our close relationships with our many newsletter subscribers.

“He will manage the Newsletters team and work closely with editors and reporters across the newsroom who write and edit our various newsletters. He’ll also work alongside our colleagues in product, advertising and marketing to create new and better experiences and develop smart business models around our messaging projects.”

Doumar joined from ProPublica, where he worked as an audience fellow, assistant audience editor, and recently as deputy editor of newsletters. He was also a fellow at CityLab.

He also teaches at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Doumar graduated from UC Berkeley.

You can congratulate Doumar on Twitter.

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