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  • Patrick Soon-Shiong – Owner and Executive Chairman

    Patrick Soon-Shiong – Owner and Executive Chairman

    Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, is the owner and executive chairman of the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Los Angeles Times en Español and other publications under the California Times. Dr. Soon-Shiong, a physician, surgeon, scientist, inventor, technologist and philanthropist, has devoted...

  • Norman Pearlstine — Executive Editor

    Norman Pearlstine — Executive Editor

    Norman Pearlstine is Executive Editor of the Los Angeles Times. Before joining The Times in 2018, Pearlstine worked as an editor and reporter for five decades in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. Pearlstine joined The Wall Street Journal in 1968, and he worked as a staff reporter in Dallas, Detroit and...

  • Scott Kraft — Managing Editor

    Scott Kraft — Managing Editor

    As Los Angeles Times managing editor, Scott Kraft oversees Metro, California, National, International, Washington, Page One, Column One, Enterprise and Investigations. During more than three decades at The Times, Kraft has been a national and foreign correspondent as well as deputy managing editor/news...

  • Kimi Yoshino — Senior Deputy Managing Editor

    Kimi Yoshino — Senior Deputy Managing Editor

    As Los Angeles Times senior deputy managing editor, Kimi Yoshino oversees sports, business, arts, entertainment and lifestyle coverage. Yoshino served as Business editor for four years, following a distinguished turn as an assistant editor in Metro. Prior to becoming an editor, she was a reporter...

  • Sewell Chan — Deputy Managing Editor, News

    Sewell Chan — Deputy Managing Editor, News

    Sewell Chan joined the Los Angeles Times in September 2018. As the deputy managing editor for news, he oversees the news desk (previously known as the digital hub), the multiplatform copy desks, audience engagement, newsletters and the Data Desk. He also works across departments to lift the quality...

  • Shani O. Hilton — Deputy Managing Editor

    Shani O. Hilton — Deputy Managing Editor

    Shani O. Hilton joined the Los Angeles Times as deputy managing editor in June 2019. Previously, she was at BuzzFeed News in New York City for six years, where she worked as vice president of news and programming, executive editor and deputy editor-in-chief. She oversaw the company’s news show...

  • Julia Turner – Deputy Managing Editor, Arts and Entertainment

    Julia Turner – Deputy Managing Editor, Arts and Entertainment

    As deputy managing editor for arts and entertainment at the Los Angeles Times, Julia Turner oversees the paper’s coverage of culture and the entertainment industry.  Before joining the Los Angeles Times in November 2018, Turner was the editor-in-chief of Slate. During her four years in that role,...

  • Len De Groot — Assistant Managing Editor, Digital

    Len De Groot — Assistant Managing Editor, Digital

    Len De Groot was named assistant managing editor in August 2018 and oversees the development of content management systems, Data and Visualization, podcasts, digital design and digital R&D. He joined the Los Angeles Times in 2013 as the director of Data and Visualization, where he led a transformation...

  • Stuart Emmrich – Assistant Managing Editor, Lifestyle

    Stuart Emmrich – Assistant Managing Editor, Lifestyle

    Stuart Emmrich is an assistant managing editor at the Los Angeles Times, overseeing lifestyle coverage. Before joining The Times in 2019, he was an editor at the New York Times, where he was Travel editor for five years and Styles editor for seven. Prior to that, he held senior editing positions...

  • Shelby Grad — Assistant Managing Editor, California/Metro

    Shelby Grad — Assistant Managing Editor, California/Metro

    Shelby Grad oversees all California and Metro coverage for the Los Angeles Times. Grad came to The Times as a community stringer after graduating from San Jose State University in 1993. He served as a county government and urban affairs reporter in the Orange County edition before becoming an editor....

  • Loree Matsui – Assistant Managing Editor, Multiplatform Editing

    Loree Matsui – Assistant Managing Editor, Multiplatform Editing

    Loree Matsui was named assistant managing editor for multiplatform editing in November 2018. She joined The Times in 1992 as the copy chief for the Calendar sections. She became the senior copy chief for Features and Entertainment in 2001, later adding the Sports and Morning desks. Before coming...

  • Angel Rodriguez – Assistant Managing Editor, Sports

    Angel Rodriguez – Assistant Managing Editor, Sports

    Angel Rodriguez is assistant managing editor/Sports for the Los Angeles Times. He joined The Times as Sports editor in 2015 after spending a year as a deputy editor for mobile innovation at the Washington Post. Prior to joining the Post, he spent two years as sports editor of the Cincinnati Enquirer....

  • Michael Whitley — Assistant Managing Editor, Design

    Michael Whitley — Assistant Managing Editor, Design

    Michael Whitley was named assistant managing editor in December 2007.  Whitley joined The Times in April 2003 as deputy design director for news after serving as team leader for news and projects at the Charlotte Observer. In January 2006 he was named design director for news, overseeing design...

  • Nicholas Goldberg — Editor of the Editorial Pages

    Nicholas Goldberg — Editor of the Editorial Pages

    Nicholas Goldberg joined the Los Angeles Times in 2002 as editor of the op-ed page and the Sunday Opinion section. He became deputy editor of the editorial pages in 2008 and a year later was named editor of the editorial pages.  He is a former reporter and editor at Newsday in New York, where he...

  • Sue Horton – Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion Editor

    Sue Horton – Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion Editor

    Sue Horton returned to the Los Angeles Times as Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion editor in December 2018. For four years before that, she was a Top News editor and West Coast bureau chief at Reuters. She held a variety of editing jobs at the Los Angeles Times between 2001 and 2014, including Op-Ed and...

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