• Los Angeles Times hires ESPN's Kevin Merida as new editor

    11 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Times on Monday said that ESPN executive Kevin Merida, an editor with extensive newspaper experience, will be its new executive editor.
    Merida has been editor in chief of ESPN's The Undefeated, a site that examines race and culture as well as sports. He spent 22 years as a journalist at The Washington Post.
    He replaces Norman Pearlstine, who stepped down late last year. The Times chose a Black editor as its leader following a period where the newspaper and other journalistic institutions have taken tough looks at their own diversity in both staffing and in who...
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  • L.A. Times Names Kevin Merida Executive Editor

    11 days ago - By NY Times

    One of the biggest newspaper jobs goes to a groundbreaking journalist who spent two decades at The Washington Post.
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