The Washington Times announced that it has chosen Ed Kelley as its new editor. Kelly comes to the Times from his position as editor of The Oklahoman in Oklahoma City, which he first joined in 1975, and where he spent four years as Washington Correspondent/Bureau Chief. He'll officially start his new job at the Times on July 1.
“Kelley will provide editorial leadership for the news, as well as opinion content for Washington Times Media. Kelley will provide editorial leadership for the news, as well as opinion content for Washington Times Media,” said the press release, which repeatedly emphasized the role that Kelley will have in building the paper’s multi-media presence.
Said Kelley, “I am excited about working with The Washington Times' journalists and editors to continue the Times’ long history of trusted news and conservative opinion, expand the Washington metropolitan and national audience for washingtontimes.com, and lead the growth of the Times in other digital, mobile, radio, television and print media.”