WSJ’s Surman to join NY Times Live team as editor
Matt Surman will be joining The New York Times Live team as an editor, based in London.
Surman was recently working as a senior news editor at The Wall Street Journal. Before that, he served as the Journal’s deputy editor for politics and economics EMEA, focusing on news from Europe, Middle East and Africa.
He has also served as a correspondent, an editor on the North America desk and then as an editor, Europe desk at The Associated Press. He has also written for The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif. and for the Los Angeles Times.
At the Times, he was part of 2000 Pulitzer Prize finalist team for spot news coverage.
Surman holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Yale University and a master’s degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.