Nieman Lab plucks up Hazard Owen

Nieman Lab will welcome Laura Hazard Owen to the team on May 24. Hazard Owen previously served as managing editor for GigaOm.

"I am very, very happy to announce that @laurahazardowen will be joining our staff at @NiemanLab, doing writing and editing!" announces Nieman Lab director Joshua Benton.

Assistant editor Justin Ellis chimes in, "Home news: @NiemanLab is growing! Welcome @laurahazardowen, who is joining the team later this month. AND WE SO EXCITED."

"Beware — @laurahazardowen may look all sweet and cute, but she is tough as nails. She will kick your ass," warns former colleague Mathew Ingram, adding a smiley emoji.

Don’t forget - if you change your job in journalism or move to a different news organization, be sure to email Kirsten (kirsten [at] sawhorsemedia [dot] com) so we can reflect your new title. News job changes only, please! Thanks!

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