Tom Kennedy has been tapped to lead online news operations for “PBS NewsHour” as managing editor of digital news.
Kennedy will begin at “NewsHour” in June. He is currently on the faculty at Syracuse University, where he teaches multimedia storytelling and visual journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He also works as a media consultant for corporations and non-profits. He previously was managing editor for multimedia of the Washington Post‘s website.
“Tom is a great addition to the NewsHour team,” executive producer Linda Winslow said in a statement. “This job calls for a creative journalist with editorial and management skills, and Tom is that person.”