With the launch of breaking-news hubs in Seoul and London, The Washington Submit needs a full integration of operations with the D.C. newsroom.
To do that, dwell information editor Josh du Lac has begun working intently with international editor Douglas Jehl to conceive what is going to turn out to be a 24/7 ballet. Lac will proceed reporting to senior viewers director Ryan Kellett, whereas additionally reporting to Jehl, serving as co-architect of the hubs with a serious position in hiring, coaching and oversight.
With this, Lac has been appointed director of world dwell information.
The hubs’ core focus can be overlaying information because it unfolds within the U.S. and throughout the globe throughout nighttime hours in Washington. The hubs can be a part of International, however they are going to function 24/7 in partnership with the overall project information desk and different breaking-news groups.
Lac can be endeavor the important thing accountability for creating the communication channels and handoff protocols. He can even preserve broad oversight of the overall project crew.
Lac has been with The Submit for greater than 15 years, becoming a member of as a pop music critic. He then served as an enterprise crew reporter, and was then editor on the overall project information desk. He now holds the submit of dwell information editor, alongside along with his expanded position as director, international information dwell.
He’s additionally the co-founder of J Camp, a multicultural highschool journalism program operated by way of the Asian American Journalists Affiliation. Every summer season, 42 college students attend the all-expenses-paid program to study from information anchors, native TV producers, journal editors, award-winning reporters and high media executives.
Lac was additionally a employees author at The Sacramento Bee and has labored as an intern/stringer at Peninsula Occasions Tribune.
Lac is a graduate of Whittier School.