Lisa Armstrong has been named the new editor-in-chief of the Sherman Oaks-based African American news site Loop2.com. Armstrong is a veteran freelancer with a wealth of international reporting experience. She spent a year in Haiti reporting on the aftermath of the tragic 2010 eatherquake, under a grant from The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
“Lisa brings a global perspective, cutting-edge editorial talent and strong leadership skills to Loop21,” Loop21 CEO & founder Darrell Williams said in a release. “With her guidance we will continue to build a brand of exceptional quality that looks beyond the headlines in order to provide our audience with interesting insights and that engages all American voices. We are fortunate to have Lisa on board as we head into the 2012 Election season.”