Nekesa Mumbi Moody Named AP Global Entertainment and Lifestyles Editor

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By Chris O'Shea Comment

Nekesa Mumbi Moody has been named the Associated Press’ new global entertainment and lifestyles editor. Moody has been an AP editor since 1998. She joined as an intern and since has worked her way up, most recently serving as music editor, since 2000.

“Nekesa is one of the top reporters in source development and breaking entertainment news,” said Lou Ferrara, the AP’s managing editor for entertainment and sports. “She is a leader who will drive AP entertainment and lifestyles forward to provide top-tier coverage.”

Moody will oversee staffers based in New York, London, Hong Kong, Nashville and Los Angeles.