HuffPost Names Managing Editor of News

Karen Mahabir has left the AP to join HuffPost.

Associated Press veteran Karen Mahabir is joining The Huffington Post as managing editor of news. Mahabir most recently served as the AP’s digital products producer.

Mahabir had been with the AP since 2005.

“Karen will lead HuffPost’s assignment desk and help build our global news presence, focusing on the U.S., London and Sydney,” said the HuffPost, in a statement provided to Capital New York.