Los Angeles Times names ESPN’s Kevin Merida as new executive editor

The former Washington Post journalist replaces Norman Pearlstine and will be charged with promoting their digital news platform

The Los Angeles Times on Monday said that Kevin Merida, an EPSN executive and editor with extensive newspaper experience, will be its new executive editor.

Merida has been editor in chief of ESPN’s The Undefeated, a site that examines race and culture as well as sports. He spent 22 years as a journalist at the Washington Post.

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Source: theguardian