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.
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