Jim Kirk - Editor-in-Chief

Jim Kirk is senior vice president of strategic initiatives for tronc, Inc., the Los Angeles Times’ parent company, and serves as interim executive editor at The

Colin Crawford - Deputy Managing Editor, Visual Journalism

As deputy managing editor for visual journalism at the Los Angeles Times, Colin Crawford manages a staff of editors, photojournalists and technicians at one of

Christina Bellantoni - Assistant Managing Editor, Politics

Christina Bellantoni is the assistant managing editor for politics at the Los Angeles Times. She joined the team in August 2015.

Shelby Grad - Assistant Managing Editor, California/Metro

Shelby Grad oversees all California and Metro coverage for the Los Angeles Times. Shelby came to The Times as a community stringer after graduating from San

Mary McNamara - Assistant Managing Editor, Arts and Entertainment

Mary McNamara was named assistant managing editor for arts and entertainment in September 2016.