Mena named exec editor of Miami Herald/el Nuevo Herald

The following excerpt was sent out from The Miami Herald: Newsroom leader Alex Mena, who rose from answering phones as a teenager at the Miami Herald to become managing editor of the storied newsroom, on Monday was named executive editor of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald. Mena, 50, becomes the Miami Herald’s first […]

Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald staff sweep 12 awards at FSNE annual competition

Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald journalists were honored with 12 journalism distinctions in 11 different categories, from breaking news photography to investigative journalism, in the 2020 Florida Society of News Editors Journalism Contest. Among the prize-winning stories was the Herald’s multi-part story series on South Florida’s housing crisis, the pieces being written by Rene […]

Miami Herald president/publisher Marqués to co-chair Pulitzer board

Aminda Marqués González, executive editor, president and publisher of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald, has been named co-chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board. She has been a member of the board since 2012 and will be serving as co-chair with Stephen Engelberg, editor-in-chief of ProPublica. Both Marqués and Engelberg succeed Robert Blau, Bloomberg […]