Reeve named VP/editor for content initiatives at Hearst Texas

The following excerpt was sent out from the Houston Chronicle: Maria Douglas Reeve, executive editor of the Houston Chronicle, is set to become the vice president-editor for content initiatives for Hearst Texas, the Chronicle said Monday. In the newly created position, Reeve will work to develop topics and content aimed at expanding and deepening Hearst […]

Houston Business Journal appoints Griff associate editor

Brianna Griff has joined the Houston Business Journal as an associate editor. Recently, she worked at the Houston Chronicle, where she held the posts of homepage editor and reporter. Griff also works as a freelance marketing consultant with BMG Marketing. She wrote for PBS and was a staff reporter at the National Journal. Griff has […]

Houston Chronicle appoints Gray Op-Ed editor

Lisa Gray has joined the Houston Chronicle as an Op-Ed editor. Recently, she was a podcast host and newsletter writer at City Cast Houston. Previously, Gray worked at the Houston Chronicle for more than 16 years from February 2005 to September 2021. During this time, she held the posts of arts editor, columnist, member of […]

Houston Chronicle names Farha senior editor, new audiences and innovation

Fatima Farha will join the Houston Chronicle as senior editor of new audiences and innovation. Recently, Farha was an audience development editor – Nation at USA Today. Before that, she was an audience editor. She was a copy-editing Pulliam fellow at The Arizona Republic. Farha graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. You can congratulate […]

Smith joins Houston Chronicle as senior enterprise reporter

Sarah Smith is now a senior enterprise reporter at The Houston Chronicle. Smith’s tweet reads: “I’ll be doing features off the news, deep dives into social issues, and exploring anything weirdly Houston or uniquely Texan.” Previously, Smith covered housing, poverty, mental health, and religion at ProPublica. She was a metro reporter at the Houston Chronicle […]

Houston Chronicle appoints Ray-Hart projects and innovation editor

Jordan Ray-Hart, an engagement editor at The Houston Chronicle, has taken over the role of projects and innovation editor. Ray-Hart joined the Chronicle in 2018 as a web producer. Before that, he was at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, where he worked as an audience growth editor and regional growth producer. He was a web producer […]

Houston Chronicle biz reporter Downen to join Texas Tribune

Robert Downen will join the Texas Tribune as a democracy reporter. Downen will be based in Austin. Recently, he was at the Houston Chronicle, where he covered nonprofits and other business news. Previously, he was a business reporter at the Albany Times Union and was managing editor of Times News Group in Illinois. He was […]

Douglas to join the Houston Chronicle as deputy metro editor

Katherine Douglas will join the Houston Chronicle as deputy metro editor. Recently, Douglas served as deputy senior content editor of breaking news at the Chicago Tribune. Before that, she was a reporter at the Quick Response team. She was an education reporter and assignment editor at the Naples Daily News. She worked as a police […]

Smith re-joins Houston Chronicle as a senior enterprise reporter

The Houston Chronicle has hired Sarah Smith as a senior enterprise reporter. Smith worked at the Chronicle from December 2018 to June 2021 as a metro reporter covering housing and homelessness. Since June 2021, Smith has covered housing, poverty, mental health, and religion for ProPublica, where she previously was a fellow and freelancer. She was […]

Satija departs Washington Post for Houston Chronicle

Neena Satija has joined the Houston Chronicle as an investigative reporter in its Austin bureau. Recently, Satija held the same position at The Washington Post. Previously, Satija was an investigative reporter, radio producer and environment reporter at The Texas Tribune. She also worked at Reveal and reported for Connecticut Public Radio/Connecticut Mirror. Satija has a […]