Ousted Portfolio editor returns to New York Times
Jim Impoco, the former deputy editor of Conde Nast Portfolio who was fired last year, is going back to the New York Times, where he had been the editor of the Sunday business section, writes John Koblin of the New York Observer. He will work on the Times Sunday magazine.
Koblin wrote, “Magazine editor Gerald Marzorati told Off the Record Mr. Impoco will be conducting an ‘experiment’ for the magazine: overseeing a group of reporters from the newspaper side to produce enterprise pieces and investigative pieces for the magazine.
“‘The thought is if we can generate two, three, or four big Times-enterprise and investigative-reporting pieces that would be a great thing.’
“Itâ€™s been a long time since there was significant traffic between the newspaper and magazine sections of the newspaper, but Mr. Marzorati said: ‘Times reporters are really good at this digging, this sort of investgative stuff. For our contributing people, thatâ€™s not really their strength.'”
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