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 […]

Meyer appointed publisher of the Houston Chronicle

Nancy Meyer, president of the Miami Herald has been named publisher of the Houston Chronicle, becoming the first female publisher of the Chronicle. She begins Jan. 10. Jeff Johnson, president of Hearst Newspapers said: “Nancy has a great track record of successfully leading several large newspapers during her career. She is a forward-thinking and thoughtful […]

Washington Post hires Armario as deputy editor, GA news desk

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The Washington Post general assignment editor Keith McMillan, global live news director Josh Freedom du Lac and senior director of audience Ryan Kellett: We are thrilled to announce that Christine Armario is joining the General Assignment news desk as a deputy editor. She will help lead a […]

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 […]