Sasha Frere-Jones, a leading voice on music, language and culture, is joining the Los Angeles Times as cultural critic at large, Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor S. Mitra Kalita have announced.
Frere-Jones will help launch an entertainment-focused digital vertical and will work closely with colleagues across the newsroom to increase The Times' efforts and relevance in these key areas of coverage.Read more
The Times is launching enhanced digital coverage of California politics, an effort that will be overseen by Christina Bellantoni, who currently is editor in chief of Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper.
As Assistant Managing Editor/Politics, Bellantoni will work closely with editors on the California desk to build a digital hub for political coverage.
Bellantoni, a California native, has extensiveRead more
The Los Angeles Times' Editorial Awards for 2014 were presented Wednesday evening in a ceremony that honored the newsroom's commitment to excellence and to the search for truth.
"Ours is a newsroom that’s relevant, passionate and diligently serving readers," Editor Davan Maharaj said. "Who else would have spent countless hours turning the handwritten names of L.A.’Read more