Huffington Post Takes ‘Top Talent’ from NYT and BBC

Executives Say New Hires Confirm Company is 'Talent Magnet'

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On Monday, the Huffington Post will formally announce two recent additions to its team from the New York Times and the BBC that, executives say, confirm Huffpo’s ability to attract top talent.

Jason Fields, former head of User Experience and Design at BBC, joined HuffPo two weeks ago as head of User Experience & Product, overseeing design across the website’s online and mobile platforms. Andrei Scheinkman, currently Interactive News developer at The New York Times, will join HuffPo in six weeks as editor of Interactive News, building a small team to oversee data-driven interactive features.

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