NBC News Digital Hires David Firestone as Managing Editor

He was previously at FiveThirtyEight and The New York Times

In a note to staff, Catherine Kim, NBC News Digital’s executive editor, announced the hire of David Firestone as managing editor. “David will work closely with me as we continue to expand our newsroom, refine our editorial mission, innovate and evolve and build a loyal audience across all our platforms and products,” writes Kim. Firestone will also be responsible for overseeing daily and enterprise coverage and the reporters, editors and video staff who make it happen.