Rene Sanchez Named Editor of Louisiana Newspapers

From a story on nola.com headlined “The Times-Picayune, The Advocate announce new editor after Peter Kovacs retires”:

Rene Sanchez, a Louisiana native and award-winning journalist, will be the next editor of The Times-Picayune, The Advocate and NOLA.com. The current editor, Peter Kovacs, who led the paper to an unprecedented expansion throughout southeast Louisiana and its first Pulitzer Prize, is retiring after nine years at the helm.