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Mary McNamara named assistant managing editor for arts and entertainment

Mary McNamara, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2015 for her television criticism, has been named The Times’ assistant managing editor for arts and entertainment. 

McNamara, who joined The Times in 1990, has been an assigning editor for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, a feature writer for Life & Style and a reporter covering movies before becoming a television critic eight years ago. 

In awarding her the

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David Montero joining L.A. Times as Las Vegas correspondent
Anna Phillips joins L.A. Times as education reporter

Anna Phillips has joined the Los Angeles Times as a member of the Metro education team.

Phillips most recently covered legal affairs and the criminal justice system for the Tampa Bay Times.

In announcing her hiring, Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin said Phillips has great talent both for investigative work and for putting a human face on complex legal issues.

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Tania Ganguli to cover Lakers for L.A. Times
Adam Elmahrek to cover county government for L.A. Times
Assistant Managing Editor John Corrigan leaving L.A. Times

Assistant Managing Editor John Corrigan is leaving The Times to become an editor at the Wall Street Journal, Times Editor/Publisher Davan Maharaj announced. 

During his four years leading The Times’ arts and entertainment coverage, Corrigan guided a number of notable series, including Jeff Fleishman’s “Inside the L.A.

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