The next excerpt was despatched out from the Los Angeles Occasions’ government editor Kevin Merida and editor at massive Scott Kraft:
We’re excited to share the information that Jeffrey Fleishman, who has skillfully led our Overseas and Nationwide groups via greater than two years of worldwide wars and home strife, might be returning to writing later this month, bringing his distinctive eye to capturing the cultural cross-currents in America.
We’re equally thrilled that Alan Zarembo, a gifted editor on Fleishman’s group and a former overseas correspondent, will grow to be the brand new Overseas/Nationwide editor of The Occasions on Aug. 22.
Over the past seven years, Zarembo has edited a few of our most essential tales, together with our protection of Latin America, the place he as soon as served because the Mexico bureau chief for Newsweek.
He joined The Occasions in 2003 and spent a dozen years as a science author and investigative reporter, overlaying a broad vary of subjects, from stem cells to organ transplantation, from the fertility trade to local weather change.
He started his profession as a neighborhood authorities reporter for the Every day Information in Longview, Wash.
Now, a number of phrases about Fleishman.
When Fleishman requested to return to reporting after almost three years as an editor, we realized it was a possibility to benefit from one other of his well-established items. He had come to modifying from Calendar, the place he was admired for his in-depth profiles and lyrical items on a nation within the midst of cultural change. Not surprisingly, he introduced a overseas correspondent’s eye to that work.
Fleishman joined The Occasions in 2002 from the Rome bureau of the Philadelphia Inquirer and moved to Berlin, which he used as a base to cowl the Gulf Conflict and different main tales. Later, as our Cairo bureau chief, he led protection of the 2011 Arab Spring revolution. Fleishman additionally has been a Pulitzer Prize finalist in characteristic writing and a Nieman fellow. He’s the writer of 5 novels — the most recent, “Good Evening, Ceaselessly,” the final a part of a trilogy set in downtown Los Angeles, was printed this month.