|Los Angeles Times Media Group Adds Lewis D’Vorkin and Mickie Rosen to Its Leadership Team|
Lewis D’Vorkin named Editor-in-Chief
Mickie Rosen appointed President
“Lewis is one of the most transformational editors and digital innovators in the media industry and is exceptionally qualified to lead the evolution of the Los Angeles Times newsroom,” said Levinsohn. “He knows how to build a competitive, sustainable media business with global clout while preserving the highest standards of journalistic integrity.”
As Editor-in-Chief, D’Vorkin will draw on his considerable experience editing and leading global publications including Forbes,
“I am honored to be joining a newsroom that is producing some of the best journalism available anywhere, at a time when trusted news sources are vitally needed,” said D’Vorkin. “The Los Angeles Times is part of the fabric of a diverse, culturally rich and influential region, and I look forward to working with its talented journalists to capitalize on this unique position by expanding its coverage, driving further innovation and growing its global influence.
As President, Rosen will play an integral and principal role driving forward the Los Angeles Times Media Group’s strategy as well as digital growth across tronc. She will lead day-to-day operations and have oversight of product development, design, engineering, digital marketing and data analytics across tronc and business development across the Los Angeles Times Media Group’s assets. She will also be responsible for the Group’s emerging businesses, including
Levinsohn continued, “Mickie is one of the most gifted and talented executives in our space, and her track record running global media businesses ranging from Yahoo! to Fox’s digital entertainment division to building early stage consumer Internet companies makes her exceptionally qualified to drive our business forward.”
Lewis D’Vorkin Bio
Lewis D’Vorkin is a seasoned journalist and media pioneer, bringing 40 years of experience in both traditional and new media platforms. He has most recently served as Chief Product Officer at Forbes, leading the editorial, product and technology teams for Forbes Media and its related brands for the past seven years. During his time, he spearheaded a unique content-creation model and developed a worldwide publishing platform for distributed authorship. He also introduced the news industry’s leading native advertising solution (BrandVoice) and supervised the creation of The New Newsroom, which integrates editorial, data analysis, product development, engineering and social distribution to foster real-time connections between readers, content creators and marketers.
D’Vorkin has years of journalism experience as the Page One Editor of
Mickie Rosen Bio
Mickie Rosen has extensive operating, strategy and investment experience at the intersection of media and technology, for both large established companies and early stage start-ups. Mickie currently sits on the Board of Directors of Pandora Media and Fairfax Media in Australia.
Most recently, Mickie served as Senior Advisor to the
Mickie served as Senior Vice President of Global Media & Commerce for Yahoo!, where she led Yahoo!’s media division worldwide, overseeing product, design, engineering, content creation, acquisition and programming, business development, partnerships and marketing solutions. Prior to Yahoo!, she was a partner with
Mickie built the foundation of her career with
About the Los Angeles Times and the
The Los Angeles Times is the largest news-gathering organization west of the Mississippi and has never missed a day of publishing since its founding in 1881. With more than 2.4 million print readers every Sunday and 39 million unique visitors to latimes.com each month, The Times is the leading source of news, information and opinion for readers everywhere who are interested in Los Angeles, California and the West. The Times has been recognized with 44 Pulitzer Prizes, including six gold medals for distinguished public service.
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