Changes at Austin Daily Herald, Knoxville News Sentinel, New York Times Culture Department

Aug 14, 2017

Christopher Baldus, whose career has spanned four states, has been named the new managing editor of the Austin Daily Herald.

In Knoxville, TN, Brittany Crocker is the new energy reporter at the News Sentinel, covering issues of energy, science and nuclear security in Oak Ridge and around the state.

And Reggie Ugwu is joining The New York Times as a pop culture reporter in the Culture Department, where he will cover a wide range of subjects, including film, television and music. He has been a features reporter for BuzzFeed News since 2014. Prior to that, he was a staff writer for Billboard magazine, and began his career as a Time Inc. editorial intern and researcher for “Frontline.”

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