The New Republic announced Friday the appointment of Theodore Ross to the newly created position of features director, in charge of overseeing longform editing and reporting.
Ross will work with writers, designers and developers to shepherd in-depth stories appearing in print and online, according to a memo to staff from TNR editor Gabriel Snyder:
As our lead editor for — apologies in advance for resorting to the L-word – longform narrative and reporting, Ted will be guiding many of the features that appear in our print edition while working closely with Ryan Kearney and our designers and developers to present these pieces as effectively as possible online.
Ross, a longtime editor at Harper’s, was most recently a freelance writer for The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Vice and others.
The creation of a new position to oversee the magazine’s feature stories on multiple platforms “reflects how The New Republic will be unifying its digital and print editorial team,” Snyder writes. Read more
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