Mitra Kalita is Named Los Angeles Times Managing Editor for Editorial Strategy

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By: Kevin Roderick | LA Observed

Los Angeles Times publisher Austin Beutner and editor Davan Maharaj this morning announced an edit of the managing editor level of the paper’s masthead. The key news is the hiring of S. Mitra Kalita in the new role of managing editor for editorial strategy.


She comes from Quartz, where she was ideas editor then executive editor at large. Current managing editor Marc Duvoisin remains as the senior executive overseeing the news report.

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