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Monte Morin

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Monte Morin is a breaking news and assignment editor for the Los Angeles Times and oversees online coverage at the LA Now news blog. Previously, he has reported on drought, science, health, war, crime, courts and transportation, and has held a variety of editing posts. He shared staff Pulitzer Prizes for breaking news in 2004 and 2016 and won two overseas coverage awards from Military Reporters and Editors as a combat correspondent for Stars and Stripes.  A native of New England, Morin attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was a medic in the U.S. Army Reserve. He enjoys riding and wrenching motorcycles.

Recent Articles

  • Water main break closes Melrose Avenue in Beverly Grove

    Water main break closes Melrose Avenue in Beverly Grove

    A water main break in the Beverly Grove neighborhood of Los Angeles snarled traffic on Melrose Avenue on Tuesday morning as crews worked to repair the 8-inch line. The leak was reported around 1 a.m. near the intersection of Melrose and Sweetzer avenues and affected 10 residences nearby, according...

  • Twitter exec live tweets barricade drama in Pacific Palisades

    Twitter exec live tweets barricade drama in Pacific Palisades

    When an armed pursuit suspect barricaded himself in a Pacific Palisades home early Monday morning, neighbor and Twitter executive Nathan Hubbard took to the social media platform to give a blow-by-blow account of the drama. Hubbard, who had just arrived home from a trip abroad, began tweeting details...

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