Gina Chua Named Executive Editor of News Start-Up

From a New York Times story by Katie Robertson headlined “Ben and Justin Smith Name Gina Chua as Executive Editor of News Start-Up”:

Gina Chua, a top editor at Reuters, will become the executive editor of a new media start-up helmed by Ben Smith and Justin Smith.

Ms. Chua’s hire was announced by Ben Smith, who left his role as a media columnist for The New York Times in January to start a global news organization with Justin Smith, the former chief executive of Bloomberg Media. Ben Smith will serve as editor in chief of the new outlet, with Ms. Chua reporting to him.