Rebecca Howard has been named general manager of video production for the New York Times; a new role at the company. Howard comes to the Times from AOL Huffington Post Media Group, where she served as head of video development since 2010.
“Video journalism is an essential and growing component of our news report,” said Jill Abramson, executive editor of the Times, in a statement. “We will rely heavily on Rebecca’s experience in creating engaging and quality content as we expand our excellent video offerings.”
Howard’s appointment is effective February 18. She will report to Abramson and Denise Warren, general manager of NYTimes.com and senior vice president and chief advertising officer of The New York Times Media Group.