Dagny Salas, a senior editor on the Live desk who focused on the pandemic, has joined Metro as a deputy editor. An excerpt from the announcement reads:
“Dagny will work with the desk to conceive and edit ambitious visual stories, identify digital objectives and find fresh storytelling approaches for daily and enterprise coverage. On Metro, she’ll leverage her range to amplify the desk’s impact on nearly every beat. Dagny will work with the desk’s leadership to determine broad digital objectives and identify and edit high-impact possibilities, and she’ll work directly with reporters and other editors to explore visual opportunities.”
Previously, Salas was an editor on the Express, National and Politics desks. An alum of the Times Student Journalism Institute, she joined the newsroom from Voice of San Diego, where she served as a web editor.
Salas graduated from Northwestern University, where she co-founded North by Northwestern, a news site.
You can congratulate Salas via Twitter.