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Ingrassia, former NYT biz editor, named deputy ME

December 2, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

Larry Ingrassia, who was the business editor at the New York Times until about a year ago, has been named a deputy managing editor at the paper, according to a story on the paper’s website.

Ravi Bomaiya writes, “Mr. Ingrassia, 61, joined The Times in 2004, after a 25-year-career at The Wall Street Journal, where he rose to assistant managing editor. He served as the business editor at The Times until last year, when he was promoted to the masthead with responsibility for initiatives. In his new role, Ms. Abramson said, he will be a newsroom liaison to the business side on digital products and other initiatives.”

Read more here.

Before joining the Times, Ingrassia was assistant managing editor overseeing global coverage of financial markets at The Wall Street Journal from December 2003. Prior to that he had been editor of the Money & Investing section of the Journal since 1999. He directed coverage that was a part of the Journals’ Pulitzer Prize-winning entry for explanatory journalism in 2003 for reporting on corporate scandals, and for its Pulitzer-winning entry for breaking news reporting in 2002 for Sept. 11.

Ingrassia also oversaw coverage that won three Polk awards and one Loeb award. Previously he had been the Journal’s special project editor, producing a 56-page millennium special report on ‘One Thousand Years of. People, Ideas, Work Leisure, Finance & Companies and Trade & Commerce.’ From 1993 until 1998, Ingrassia was the Journal’s London bureau chief, reporting on issues throughout Europe. He led the team of Wall Street Journal reporters who won the Overseas Press Club of America award for Best Business Reporting for coverage of the 1995 collapse of Barings Bank. From 1986 until 1993 he was the Journal’s Boston bureau chief.


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