Boston Globe Names New Editor

Former metro editor Brian McGrory to take top spot

The Boston Globe has found a replacement for editor Marty Baron, who left last month to become executive editor of The Washington Post. This afternoon, the New York Times Co.-owned Globe announced that editor Brian McGrory, a 23-year veteran of the newspaper and Boston native, would be given the top editorial position, effective immediately.

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