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Jimmy Orr to lead L.A. Times' Web news operations
Jimmy Orr to lead L.A. Times' Web news operations

The Los Angeles Times has named Jimmy Orr as managing editor, online, to oversee its Web news operations and its expanding portfolio of digital and mobile news properties. Orr, 45, who is currently deputy editor, online, will assume his new duties Feb. 28. He will replace Sean Gallagher, who is leaving The Times and relocating to London. Orr will oversee latimes.com and coordinate The Times' print, Web, social networking and search engine optimization efforts. He also will lead the expansion of mobile content, including applications for Android, iPad and Windows set to debut this year. "Since joining our newsroom last August, he has made significant strides in improving the...

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