The New York Times has named Reyna Desai as senior social editor for standalone subscription products, where she will lead efforts to support Cooking, Games, Wirecutter and more off-platform content. Recently, she was senior staff editor of social strategy.
Desai also served as staff editor for Culture, Op-Ed staff editor, copy editor/web producer and community moderator. She was a Dow Jones editing intern at the Times in 2010 and a research editor at Imagination Publishing in Illinois.
Desai also held posts as a copy editor at the Chicago Tribune and Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Desai has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Be sure to congratulate Desai via her Twitter page.