New Day Dawning


The Day has announced a number of promotions (h/t – Brian Hallenbeck article).

The Day’s managing editor, Tim Cotter, moves up to executive editor. Cotter has been The Day’s top editor since Timothy Dwyer, the former executive editor, became publisher nearly two years ago.

Izaskun “Sassy” Larrañeta, deputy managing editor since 2016, has been promoted to managing editor. She chairs The Day’s Diversity Committee, which is working to diversify the paper’s newsroom staff, and will replace Cotter on The Day’s editorial board.

Carlos Virgen, digital news director, has been promoted to assistant managing editor for audience development.

Veteran reporter Karen Florin has been named audience engagement editor.

Reporter Taylor Hartz, who has covered police since joining The Day in 2019, will add coverage of courts to an expanded crime beat.

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