Deputy Managing Editor for Digital and Visual Journalism Derl McCrudden today announced three key appointments: Jaime Holguin is the new Director of Original Programming, Ted Anthony becomes Director of Digital Innovation and Darrell Allen is the new Deputy Director of Digital Design and Tools.
Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee announced today a key appointment, sending this memo to AP news staff:
When back-to-back hurricanes hit Texas and Florida causing widespread destruction, AP supplemented its comprehensive text, photo and video coverage of the storms with 360-degree video of the aftermath.
A staff memo from Managing Editor Brian Carovillano describes how a reporter equipped with an iPhone landed a “scoop that gave AP’s customers something they could get nowhere else”:
In a memo to staff, Deep South News Editor Jim Van Anglen recounted how a reporter worked with an interactive editor and producer to go beyond traditional coverage of executions in the U.S., taking people inside Georgia’s execution chamber to hear the inmates’ last words: