The City appoints ProPublica’s Klein as chief product officer

Nonprofit investigative news outlet The City has named Scott Klein its chief product officer. Recently, Klein was deputy managing editor at ProPublica, where he worked for more than 14 years. There, he also served as senior editor for news applications and assistant managing editor. He co-founded DocumentCloud in 2009 with colleagues from ProPublica and from […]

ProPublica appoints Sandoval research reporter

  Gabriel L. Sandoval has joined ProPublica as a research reporter. Recently, Sandoval was a reporter at The City, where he previously interned. He is part of the adjunct faculty at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. He interned at WNYC Radio, Chico News & Review and The Chronicle of Higher Education. […]

Pujols-Johnson to join The City as Manhattan reporter

Stephon Pujols-Johnson will join The City as a Manhattan reporter. He recently was working as a staff writer/reporter at the New York Amsterdam News. He has also worked freelance and contributed to various outlets, including City & State, The Athletic, The Sports Fan Journal, Polygon and others. Pujols-Johnson has a B.A. in journalism and mass […]

Siegel swaps Daily Beast for The City

Harry Siegel will join The City as a senior editor, departing his post as a senior editor at The Daily Beast. Siegel is the creator and co-host of FAQ NYC, a local news podcast headquartered at NYU’s McSilver Institute for Poverty, Policy and Research. His work has also appeared in City Journal, Commentary, The New […]

Kansas City Star makes 11 new hires

The following excerpt announcement was sent out: J.M. BANKS Banks is The Star’s new culture and identity reporter, a role envisioned to shine light on underserved communities. He grew up in Kansas City and is an alumnus of the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Most recently, he […]

NY Times makes three new hires to express desk

The New York Times has tapped Christine Chung, Amanda Holpuch and Vimal Patel as general assignment reporters on the express desk. Chung joins from The City, a local news website focused on accountability journalism in New York. Before that, she covered local government, development and community issues in North Hempstead for Newsday’s Long Island desk. […]

NY Times announces Headway team

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The New York Times: Vera Titunik rejoined The Times in July as Headway’s deputy editor. She will play a leading role in planning, assigning and developing stories that accord with Headway’s mission. She spent more than a dozen years at The Times, first as a story editor […]

Veteran NY journalist David joins The City

Greg David has joined The City as a contributor covering fiscal and economic issues for the publication. His first story examines the state of the New York City economy and what the difficult journey back will look like. Along with his new post, David is also the director of the business and economics reporting program […]