AmNewYork Loses Exec Editor

Peter Catapano moves on.

Peter Catapano, amNewYork’s executive editor and editor in chief, is leaving the company.

Catapano has been with amNewYork since it launched in 2003. Catapano was named executive editor and editor in chief in 2012.

An amNewYork spokesperson told Politico Catapano “has been an integral part of amNewYork’s success and the driving force behind amNewYork’s coverage of issues important to New Yorkers. We wish him all the best.”

Senior editor Robert Levin will serve as acting editor while the paper looks for Catapano’s successor.