The following excerpt was despatched out from The New York Occasions’ Kathleen Kingsbury:
I’m excited to share at the moment the current promotions in Opinion. I’m extremely happy with these people, honored to be their colleague and wished to take a second to fete their well-earned achievements.
After I begin a narrative Alicia Wittmeyer edited, I do know it’s going to stick with me lengthy after the final phrase. An excellent editor and a beneficiant colleague, Alicia elevates each story, undertaking, headline and Valentine generator she touches. In her time with Particular Tasks, she’s helped launch our e-newsletter initiative, taken us on a worldwide tour of local weather change (ask her about baobab timber in Botswana — she has ideas!), introduced readers into the alternate universe of how #MeToo performed out in Sweden, and shepherded a monumental sequence that reframed psychological well being for our readers whereas additionally main the staff throughout Meeta’s parental depart final yr. Her dedication and enthusiasm for the work we do evokes me each day. For all these causes and extra, it’s a pleasure to share that we’re selling Alicia to assistant editor.
Becoming a member of the division in 2015, Madeleine Kruhly rapidly grew to become a trusted colleague on the viewers staff, guaranteeing our items reached a large readership, to not point out being an plain drive in expertly written headlines. Maddy has additionally persistently partnered with editors across the division, together with the Particular Tasks staff, to create and execute inventive viewers plans. She’s an important participant in Opinion’s massive swings, from the local weather Postcards undertaking to I Was Improper — and every part in between. On prime of her present viewers efforts, I’m thrilled to advertise Maddy to senior employees editor and formally acknowledge her because the Viewers lead for Particular Tasks.
Jennifer Brown joined The Occasions in 2018 and has since confirmed herself to be a powerful viewers editor with impeccable judgment. In recognition of her laborious work, Jen has been promoted to employees editor. In her new position, Jen will assume extra independence on home-page programming and headline testing. She may even be a technique associate on Opinion’s off-platform presence because the social media panorama adjustments. Her creativity and complex method will probably be instrumental as our viewers technique evolves.
Jeff Geld has been the engineer for “The Ezra Klein Present” because the present came to visit to The Occasions in 2021 and has persistently confirmed himself to be a frontrunner on the staff. As he steps into his new position as senior audio engineer, and takes some new duties, I stay up for seeing him deliver his signature shine to initiatives throughout Opinion Audio.
One in all Tim Schneider’s tremendous powers is his skill to see round corners and anticipate the place information is headed — and that’s not simply because he lives on Greenwich Imply Time, waking lengthy earlier than the solar rises in New York. Over the previous yr, Tim has overseen our visitor essay protection of the conflict in Ukraine, the turmoil in Europe and the UK, and the contentious elections in Brazil. He additionally was a key collaborator on our World Cup protection. Along with having a eager sense of signature voices fluent within the language of world affairs, he’s additionally a beneficiant and considerate editor who compels readers (and his personal colleagues) to assume deeper. With this, it’s my pleasure to advertise Tim to senior employees editor.