LA Times announces its 2023 intern class

The following excerpt was sent out on behalf of the Los Angeles Times assistant managing editor for culture and talent Angel Jennings and deputy editor for culture and talent Joseph Serna: The Los Angeles Times recognizes its role in the journalism ecosystem and is welcoming 29 interns in 2023, composed of 19 positions funded by […]

LA Times names Anh Do engagement editor

The following excerpt was sent out on behalf of the Los Angeles Times assistant managing editor for culture and talent Angel Jennings: I’m thrilled to announce that Anh Do has been named community engagement editor at the Los Angeles Times. She will pioneer a new initiative designed to bring our journalism and journalists closer to […]

LA Times hires Childs as a night reporter, breaking news team

The following excerpt was sent out on behalf of the Los Angeles Times’ deputy managing editor Shelby Grad and assistant managing editor for news B.J. Terhune: We’re pleased to announce that Jeremy Childs is joining the Los Angeles Times as the night reporter on our breaking news team, the Fast Break Desk. Childs comes to […]

The Los Angeles Times seeks an art director, news design

The Los Angeles Times is seeking an art director to join its news design team. The ideal candidate has experience working in digital media, commissioning and art-directing illustrations, with a portfolio that shows off high-level skills in design, typography and visual storytelling. This person will be comfortable working under the deadlines of a busy newsroom […]

LA Times makes two new hires

The following excerpt was sent out on behalf of the Los Angeles Times’ deputy metro editor Stephanie Chavez and assistant managing editor for audience Samantha Melbourneweaver: We are pleased to announce that Jenny Gold and Kate Sequeira have joined the Los Angeles Times to anchor our new early childhood education initiative, which will explore the […]

LA Times taps Herrera to serve as national correspondent

The Los Angeles Times has hired Jack Herrera as a national correspondent focused on expanding coverage of the changing American West. He begins May 30. Recently, Herrera was a senior editor at Texas Monthly, where he covered Latino issues, immigration and elections. Before that, he reported, wrote and hosted Texas Monthly’s “White Hats” podcast, a […]

LA Times taps Ellis to serve as a LA County government reporter

Rebecca Ellis has joined the Los Angeles Times as a Los Angeles County government reporter. Previously, Ellis covered city politics, housing, homelessness, policing and other topics for Oregon Public Broadcasting. She was also a Kroc fellow at NPR. She covered general assignment and breaking news for the Miami Herald’s metro desk. Ellis graduated from Brown […]

The Messenger hires McCaskill as congressional reporter

Nolan D. McCaskill has joined The Messenger as a congressional reporter. Recently, he held the same post at the Los Angeles Times. Previously, McCaskill worked at Politico for more than six years. During this time, he served as a reporting fellow, breaking news reporter, White House reporter, congressional reporter, national political reporter, and race and […]

LA Times hires Walker on the newsletters team

The following excerpt was sent out on behalf of the Los Angeles Times’ head of newsletters Karim Doumar: Kevinisha Walker has joined the Los Angeles Times newsletter team as a multiplatform editor. In this role, Walker will help write and compile flagship L.A. Times newsletters and collaborate with writers and editors to improve the quality […]

Bhattacharyya joins the LA Times as data and graphics journalist

The following excerpt was sent out on behalf of the Los Angeles Times’ data and graphics director Hanna Sender and deputy director George LeVines: We’re thrilled to announce Abhinanda Bhattacharyya has joined the Data and Graphics desk. She’ll work with the team as a data and graphics journalist to combine narrative with numbers and use […]