Steven Ginsberg, Managing Editor at Washington Post, Becomes Executive Editor at The Athletic, Part of New York Times

From a New York Times story by Katie Robertson headlined “Steven Ginsberg Named Editor of The Athletic”:

The Athletic, the sports website owned by The New York Times Company, announced on Thursday that Steven Ginsberg, a top editor at The Washington Post, would become its executive editor.

David Perpich, the publisher of The Athletic, said that Mr. Ginsberg would join the publication on Jan. 3 in the newly created role.

“We conducted an intensive search and interview process during which it became clear that Steven is the right leader for The Athletic’s newsroom,” Mr. Perpich wrote. “He is a champion of ambitious and creative journalism who has a love for breaking news, beat reporting, analysis and investigative scoops.”