Slate Names Ex-Huffpost Editor as Its Top Editor

From a New York Times story by Katie Robertson headlined “Slate Names Ex-Huffpost Editor as Its New Top Editor”:

Slate has named Hillary Frey, a former top editor at HuffPost, as its new editor in chief.

In a memo to the staff on Wednesday, Slate’s chief executive, Dan Check, said Ms. Frey was “the exact right person to lead Slate’s newsroom in this new phase of growth,” highlighting both her years of experience and her understanding of “the challenges and opportunities of this current news environment.”