Their discipline work got here alongside major reporting initiatives that helped increase our dwell protection. Video has proven nice initiative in these and different efforts, and far of this work has been extremely collaborative — one thing Solana has fostered. Michael Slackman mentioned, “Solana is an inspiring chief who in her quick time as appearing head of the video division has demonstrated nice information judgment, a deep dedication to the protection and wellbeing of the proficient video employees and a willingness and talent to work intently with different desks to provide experiences constructed on the very best the newsroom has to supply. We actually sit up for working intently along with her for a very long time to come back.”
In her position as video director, Solana will oversee the standard of stories video on Occasions platforms and can be liable for the success of the desk’s efforts, from information and visible investigations to discipline work and multimedia. She’ll additionally handle the division, working intently with the desk’s wonderful deputies and managers: Mark Scheffler, Mike Schmidt, Sameen Amin, Whitney Hurst, Hanaan Sarhan, David Botti, Rex Sakamoto, Malachy Browne, Zainab Khan and Arman Tabatabai.
Earlier than becoming a member of The Occasions, Solana based and expanded the video group at Quartz, creating a imaginative and prescient for robust information protection and wonderful video high quality. Earlier than that, she was a senior correspondent and senior producer for GlobalPost. In each locations, the work that she created or led received a large number of accolades, together with Murrows, a Peabody, a Polk, a Loeb and an Abroad Press Membership Award.
Please be part of us in congratulating her as she tackles this main position.
—Joe Kahn, Steve Duenes