Miami Herald names Monica Richardson first Black executive editor in paper’s history



The Miami Herald’s parent company named a new executive editor on Monday to lead its newsrooms in Florida — a 30-year veteran of the news business, with expertise in Metro reporting and a specialization in digital news.

Monica R. Richardson, currently the senior managing editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will join the Miami Herald Jan. 1 as its top editor, according to a McClatchy news release.

Richardson will be the first Black executive editor in the Herald’s 117-year history.

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