Gabriel Dance is joining The Marshall Project — a nonprofit news organization that focuses on the American criminal justice system — as managing editor in charge of digital journalism. The Marshall Project’s editor is former New York Times executive editor, Bill Keller.
Dance comes to the Marshall Project from The Guardian US, where he served as interactive editor. He previously worked for the Times and News Corp’s The Daily.
“Gabe Dance is one of the most creative journalists I know, a master storyteller of the digital age,” said Keller, in a statement. “I expect him and the team he will build to be a vital part of every project we undertake, from inception to completion.”
Dance’s appointment is effective May 1.