Beena Raghavendran is joining the New York Times Newsroom Development and Support team as an editor of digital storytelling and training.
She begins Sept. 27.
Raghavendran joins from ProPublica, where she was recently an engagement reporter. Before that, she has served as a suburban and charter schools reporter and then as a Minneapolis school reporter at Star Tribune.
She has also interned at The Seattle Times, Star Tribune, McClatchy Newspapers and Cox Media Group Ohio.
She was also a digital bureau reporter at Capital News Service, the news wire, run through the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Raghavendran is the director of the Asian American Journalists Association’s young professionals network and a 2021 Online News Association MJ Bear fellow.
Raghavendran graduated from University of Maryland, College Park.