Andrea Stone and Tony Karon are joining Al Jazeera America. The duo will both be senior online executive producers for the new channel’s digital news team. They’ll both be based in New York.
Stone most recently served as The Huffington Post’s senior national correspondent. Prior to her time there, she was AOL News’ Washington bureau chief.
Karon comes to Al Jazeera America from Time, where he has spent the past 12 years, most recently as a senior editor for Time.com. Before that, Karon was deputy editor for FoxNews.com.
“As we’ve said all along, Al Jazeera America is committed to hiring the best, most experienced journalists working in the U.S. news media today and Andrea and Tony are exactly that,” said Ehab Al Shihabi, director of international operations for Al Jazeera, in a statement. “This great team will ensure that our multi-platform news product will provide clarity through context and will become an important voice in the burgeoning digital media marketplace.”