Axios welcomes two new editors
Axios recently welcomed two new editors to its staff: Jennifer Kingson and Michele Salcedo.
Kingson joined Axios as the managing editor of business, where she oversees the coverage of markets, banking real estate, and other financial topics. She’s at the helm of both the Axios Markets and Axios edge newsletters.
Salcedo is the organization’s news desk editor, where she works closely with a team of editors and apprentices to continue breaking news online.
Prior to joining Axios, Kingson was an editor at The New York Times, working primarily on the business, national and science desks, assigning stories and managing lines of coverage. Earlier in her career, she was a reporter and editor at The American Banker, a stringer for The New York Times and a reporter for The Boston Globe.
Salcedo was formerly with The Associated Press, where she edited on the national general news desk in the Washington bureau and helped establish a social media presence for AP Politics.
At the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, she twice lead the Race and Demographics team and was the National-International Editor, overseeing coverage of Washington and Havana and reporting from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
She was also a criminal justice reporter at Newsday and a Bexar County courthouse reporter at the San Antonio Light. She is a past membership secretary for the National Press Club and a past national president of
the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.