Clinton Cargill has joined the New York Times as an assistant editor to help build on the desk’s growing momentum toward a more visual and digitally native report. In his new role, he will be assigning and editing stories and working closely with correspondents and editors across the desk.
Cargill will be bringing a lot of experience to the national newsroom having worked as director of photography at Bloomberg and holding the post of visuals director at Vanity Fair. In 2004, he served as a news assistant for The New York Times and in 2006, he moved on to become the Times’ photo editor.
Cargill is a graduate of Columbia University, New York.