Washington Publish monetary editor Lori Bernard Law Montgomery, deputy monetary editor Damian Paletta and generation editor Christina Passariello despatched out the next on Friday:
We’re extremely joyful to announce that Maite Fernández Simon is becoming a member of the Trade staff as target audience technique editor, a brand new management position that can lend a hand chart the trajectory of our increasing generation and industry protection.
Maite brings greater than a decade of enjoy and a deep figuring out of each The Publish and its target audience to this vital place. Running carefully with Erika Allen and the Target market Technique and Enlargement staff, Maite will faucet all to be had disciplines — together with techniques for achieving new readers, development loyalty and exploiting social and seek — to spot methods for placing readers on the heart of our paintings and to lend a hand information selections on what will get lined and the way.
Lately running as a Breaking Information reporter in Overseas as a part of the newsroom’s Alternative 12 months program, Maite joined The Publish in 2018 as operations editor for the Overseas and Nationwide Safety groups, optimizing tales for seek, inspecting site visitors information and main coaching on virtual perfect practices. She was once promoted to senior operations editor in April 2021, an increased place during which she took a pivotal position in are living protection methods, partnering with task editors for the primary German elections after Angela Merkel introduced her retirement and for the funeral of Prince Philip in Britain.
Prior to becoming a member of the Publish, Maite labored at CQ Roll Name, the place she was once chargeable for target audience engagement technique. Up to now, she labored on the Global Heart for Reporters, the place she served as communications director and managing editor of IJNet.org, a site for newshounds revealed in seven languages. She began her occupation as a basic task reporter for El Observador nationwide newspaper in Montevideo, Uruguay.
A local of Uruguay, Maite earned a bachelor’s level in journalism at ORT College ahead of incomes a grasp’s level in multimedia journalism on the College of Maryland. In 2020, she was once decided on for the Ladies’s Management Accelerator, a yearlong mentoring program performed by means of the On-line Information Affiliation. She lives in Gaithersburg, Md., along with her husband, Justin, their two youngsters and the circle of relatives canine, Uzi. A local Spanish speaker and an avid runner, Maite enjoys cooking in her unfastened time.
Please sign up for us in congratulating Maite on her thrilling new position. She begins Nov. 1.