Jonathan Ellis is leaving The New York Times to join Mashable as its managing editor. Ellis had been with the Times since 2006, when he joined as a digital producer.
Ellis most recently served as the Times’ senior editor for digital platforms. Ellis was part of the Times team that created and developed the paper’s mobile strategy.
“Jonathan’s keen news sensibility combined with experience in building and experimenting with interactive storytelling techniques will be a huge asset as we aggressively grow all that Mashable has to offer our community,” said Jim Roberts, Mashable’s chief content officer and executive editor, in a statement. “Jonathan’s experience across news and platforms makes him exactly the talent that is core to Mashable’s growing newsroom.”