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Big Changes Come to NY Times Masthead

Dean Baquet, the New York Times’ executive editor, has officially revamped the paper’s masthead. Gone is the “managing editor” title; it’s being replaced by four “deputy executive editors,” who “have already proven they can run stories that take on big institutions, who have covered a world of war, and proven they can lead with humanity.”

Here are the Times’ new deputy executive editors: Susan Chira, Janet Elder, Matt Purdy and Ian Fisher. Chira will oversee news reporting; Elder will manage talent, budget and operations; Purdy will lead investigations and enterprise coverage; and Fisher will oversee digital operations. Tom Bodkin has been named creative director, and “will be equal to the deputy editors,” according to Baquet’s memo.

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The New York Times Promotes Tom Bodkin to Deputy Managing Editor

The New York Times has promoted Tom Bodkin to Deputy Managing Editor. Bodkin, who joined the Times in 1980 as an Art Director for the Home section, was most recently its Design Director. He was named an Assistant Managing Editor in 2000.

“Tom Bodkin plays an essential role as our art and design guru and is one of my most valued and trusted masthead advisers,” said Jill Abramson in memo announcing the change. “He is central to all of our future efforts in digital and print and to the integration of our work.”

According to the Times, Bodkin will begin his new position on January 1.