Seattle Times Appoints New Editor

By: Jack Broom | Seattle Times

Kathy Best, a longtime Seattle journalist and a Seattle Times editor for six years, has been named the newspaper’s editor, Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen announced Monday.

Best, who most recently has been one of The Times’ two managing editors, begins the new job immediately, Blethen said. She replaces David Boardman, who resigned in August after 30 years at The Times to become dean of Temple University’s School of Media and Communication in Philadelphia.


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