NY Times names Pak deputy editor, styles

Minju Pak has been named deputy editor, styles at The New York Times. Pak joined The Times in 2014, working on T Magazine and has previously also served as managing editor. Pak has been integral to the magazine’s success, which includes three wins for the National Magazine Award for general excellence, service and lifestyle, one […]

NY Times reconsiders acquiring The Athletic

The New York Times has reemerged as a potential buyer of The Athletic, after previously the two companies failed to reach an agreement in June. The Athletic has hired investment banking firm LionTree to facilitate a sale. The Athletic has a valuation of about $500 million, although the site is seeking as much as $800 […]

Wirecutter union reaches deal on contract

The union that represents journalists at Wirecutter have reached an agreement on a contract after two years of negotiating. The agreement immediately increases salaries by an average of nearly $5,000 and sets a new salary floor of $59,000. It guarantees 2 percent to 2.5 percent in annual increases and eliminates the use of non-disclosure agreements […]

New York Times hires two new photo editors

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The New York Times director of photography Meaghan Looram and assistant managing editor Marc Lacey: Sarah Eckinger will be our new photo editor for Live based in London. A native of Alabama, Sarah started her Times career in 2013 as a summer intern at the Times Magazine, while […]

NPR adds two to staff

Neena Pathak has joined NPR’s enterprise storytelling unit as a supervising editor. She comes from The New York Times, where she was a producer. She was also a producer at BuzzFeed News and was an associate producer at American Public Media Group. Pathak graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Justine Yan joins as an assistant […]

NY Times taps Zerba deputy editor, newsroom development and support team

The New York Times has promoted Amy Zerba to the post of deputy editor on the newsroom development and support team. Previously, she was senior editor for digital storytelling and training. She was also an associate producer at CNN.com and a copy editor/page designer at the Austin American-Statesman, and was also a designer at the […]

Sheikh joins NY Times as a general assignment news reporter

The New York Times has hired Knvul Sheikh as a general assignment news reporter on the Well desk. She begins in January. She was previously a reporting fellow on The Times science desk and was most recently a freelancer for The Atlantic, National Geographic, Scientific American, Spectrum, and Vice, among others. She was also a […]

NY Times appoints Tripoli assistant editor for international photography

The New York Times has promoted Gaia Tripoli to assistant editor for international photography, overseeing the international photo report. She will join the leadership team and manage editors working in New York, London, Hong Kong and Seoul. Tripoli has been with The Times for 10 years, previously serving as photo editor. She has been involved […]

Axios hires Phillips from NY Times to cover markets

Axios has hired Matt Phillips to co-author the daily morning “Axios Markets” newsletter and cover all of the latest market trends and economic insights. Phillip’s hire will help bolster the Axios business team. “We are excited about our business news powerhouse team and excited about the impact they will make in our coverage,” said Axios […]

NY Times hires Yaffe-Bellany to cover crypto and fintech

New York Times business editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement on Wednesday: We’re thrilled to announce that David Yaffe-Bellany is rejoining The New York Times to cover the fast-growing and fast-evolving world of crypto and fintech. David is well known to many of us after his hugely successful fellowship stint at The Times from 2019 […]