The Washington Post has a new managing editor, replacing John Temple, who left the paper in March. Emilio Garcia-Ruiz will lead the Post's "digital initiatives and operations, video, the presentation departments of photo, graphics, and design, and the multiplatform editing desk," according to a memo from Post Executive Editor Martin Baron obtained by Romenesko. Garcia-Ruiz joins [...]
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Well, that was fast. Washington Post Managing Editor John Temple is leaving the paper after less than a year in the position, according to a newsroom memo sent out this afternoon.
Temple, whose latest portfolio has included the paper's digital efforts, was hired in March 2012 from Honolulu Civil Beat after previously working as editor of [...]
Washington Post National editor Kevin Merida is ascending to the managing editor spot vacated last month by Liz Spayd, according to an announcement by the paper. With Merida's promotion, the Post is getting its first African-American managing editor—and a reshuffle of portfolios for Merida and the paper's other managing editor, John Temple.
"[Merida] is a [...]
Update, 2:10 p.m.: In a memo sent out this afternoon, managing editor John Temple writes that the production problems were caused by a lost connection between the Post and its data center. The difficulties began at 10:30 p.m. last night and weren't resolved until around 1:30 a.m., according to Temple.
"This meant that we were [...]
The John Temple era at the Post has officially begun! In a memo to newsroom staff sent out this afternoon, newish (and soon-to-be-solo) managing editor Temple announced some shake-ups to the Post's digital efforts.
One of Temple's changes is the creation of a "digital council," a weekly meeting of digital honchos meant to keep the paper's [...]