Ghalib Kassam is chief information officer for the California Times, which includes the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune and their community and lifestyle publications in Southern California.
Jeff Balbien is the vice president of engineering for the Los Angeles Times, leading the development and modernization of the tools, services and infrastructure powering the newspaper’s digital platforms.
Kevin Merida is the executive editor of the Los Angeles Times. He took the helm of the largest newsgathering organization in the West in June 2021 and oversees the newsroom as well as Times Community News and Los Angeles Times en Español.
Shani Hilton is the managing editor for new initiatives at the Los Angeles Times. She is responsible for driving the L.A. Times’ efforts to expand its journalism and to foster a newsroom culture of aggressive, organic experimentation with form and approach.
As Los Angeles Times managing editor, Kimi Yoshino oversees California, Business and lifestyle coverage, as well as photo, design, the News Desk, Audience Engagement, the Data and Graphics departments and Los Angeles Times en Español.
As creative director, Amy King oversees a unified print and digital design group of story designers, art directors and layout editors, building on The Times’ rich design legacy. As deputy managing editor for features, she oversees lifestyle coverage including travel, plants and Image.
As assistant managing editor for culture and talent, Angel Jennings oversees the Los Angeles Times’ Metpro and internship programs. She also works closely with HR and department heads to advance the company’s efforts to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and access.
Samantha Melbourneweaver is the assistant managing editor for audience at the Los Angeles Times where she oversees social media, off-platform content sharing, SEO, comment and community, and a team of audience engagement editors.