NY Times adds social media editor
by Brian Blum
28 May 2009
The New York Times has promoted veteran reporter and editor Jennifer Preston to the position of “social media editor.” The announcement was made – wait for it – via Twitter (a formal release was issued afterward).
Preston is charged with ensuring “some consistenc
Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.