“We are extremely pleased to have Jimmy take on overall responsibility for latimes.com,” said Times editor Russ Stanton. “Since joining our newsroom last August, he has made significant strides in improving the usability of the site and we look forward to continued growth.”
The 45-year-old Orr came to the Times as deputy editor, online from the Christian Science Monitor, where he was online editor. He has also served as a chief Internet strategist for President George W. Bush and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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