Sarah Yasin Named Managing Editor of Los Angeles Times

From the Los Angeles Times:

Sara Yasin has been named a managing editor for the Los Angeles Times. Executive Editor Kevin Merida said that Yasin will oversee the daily news operation beginning April 18.

“Sara brings deep experience with how independent reporting can be a force for good in the world and an obsession with getting more people to engage with high-quality journalism to her work,” Merida said. “We’ll look to Sara to help us both elevate the traditional journalism on which the L.A. Times has built its prize-winning foundation and to pilot new forms of storytelling as a regular practice in our news coverage.”