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The Los Angeles Times to Honor Terry Tempest Williams, Library of America and Kiese Laymon at the 39th Annual Book Prizes

The Los Angeles Times today announced the finalists and honorees of the 39th annual Book Prizes.

Diya Chacko and Adrienne Shih Join Audience Engagement Team

Diya Chacko, the public health and environment editor at the Southern California News Group, will be embedded in our Metro desk. Adrienne Shih, the social media and engagement editor at Foreign Policy magazine, will join us in Washington.

Dan Watson Will Move to Washington

Dan Watson, a deputy digital editor who helps drive our morning news report, is moving to Washington for the Los Angeles Times. He will continue to coordinate coverage across our desks to ensure that our journalism reaches the largest possible audience.

Los Angeles Times Announces Newsroom Hirings and Promotions

Three editors — Jack Leonard, Mary Ann Meek and Steve Marble — take on new roles. Emily Baumgaertner, Anita Chabria, Michael Ordoña, Mark Puente and Richard Read join as reporters. Paul Feldman, Stuart Leavenworth, Richard Martin and Alice Short join as editors.

Los Angeles Times’ Third Annual Food Bowl Returns in May

Los Angeles Times announces participating chefs, event highlights for Food Bowl, a monthlong festival in May celebrating the city’s food scene. Spanning 31 days of food, Food Bowl will feature many of Los Angeles’ best chefs and restaurants alongside world-renowned chefs in rare local appearances.

Standalone Food Section to Return to the Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times announces the return of a standalone print section dedicated to food, dining and cooking. The section will relaunch on Thursdays in April under the direction of recently named Food Editor Peter Meehan and Deputy Food Editor Andrea Chang.