Breaking Defense names Mehta editor-in-chief
Breaking Defense has appointed Aaron Mehta as editor-in-chief.
His new role begins July 6 and he will succeed founding editor Colin Clark.
Mehta will be the editorial leader for the brand, leading a staff of expert reporters, guiding the global expansion of Breaking Defense and planning and overseeing the execution of editorial strategy, content and plans.
Mehta joins from Defense News where he spent more than 8 years, most recently serving as deputy editor/senior Pentagon correspondent. He has also served as an air warfare correspondent and as a senior Pentagon correspondent.
He has also worked as a staff writer at The Center for Public Integrity.
Mehta is a graduate of Tufts University.