From the release:
The New America Foundation today announced that Andres Martinez, former editorial page editor of the Los Angeles Times, will become director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows Program, which seeks to identify and support the next generation of American public policy scholars and writers.
New America provides financial, professional and institutional support for up to 35 fellows each year. Its fellows program seeks out individuals whose research and ideas promise to bring forward exceptionally promising new thinking about the most pressing issues facing the United States.
Mr. Martinez was the editorial page editor of the Los Angeles Times from 2004-2007, and also presided over the newspaper’s op-ed page and Sunday opinion section. He previously served as assistant editorial page editor at The New York Times and was a member of that newspaperâ€™s editorial board from 2000 to 2004.