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LA Times Today: Kevin Merida takes helm of L.A. Times as executive editor
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LA Times Today: Kevin Merida takes helm of L.A. Times as executive editor

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

This spring, Kevin Merida became the L.A. Times’ new executive editor, tasked with “transforming the storied 139-year-old paper into a digital powerhouse that can thrive for decades to come.”

After decades at papers like the Washington Post and Dallas Morning News, Merida came to us from ESPN, where he was the SVP and editor in chief of “The Undefeated.” He joined us to talk about the future of the L.A. Times.