Ryan McCarthy Joins Vox as Editorial Director of Politics, Policy and Society

Editor-in-chief of Vox Swati sharma announced today that Ryan mccarthy joins the network as editorial director for politics, politics and society. In this role, McCarthy will oversee the Politics and Politics team and Stories About America – coverage that examines criminal justice, courts, democratic reform, race, religion and gender, among other topics. He will work with the stellar team in place to strengthen Vox journalism, identify political trends, and clarify the most important policies, controversies or current events. He will begin this new role on September 20.

“Ryan McCarthy’s reputation in journalism embodies everything we do here at Vox. Ryan’s dedication to building a diverse and inclusive team, his commitment to high editorial standards and his collegiality are some of the qualities that spoke to us, ”said Swati Sharma.

Prior to joining Vox, McCarthy did investigative reporting for ProPublica, where he covered the battles over voting rights, election administration and disinformation in the 2020 election. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of VICE News, where he led his digital newsroom, including a global team of journalists, editors and producers, launched his audio division and helped launch VICE News tonight on HBO. Last year, Ryan also helped launch Rest of the world, a global non-profit newsroom that covers the impact of technology outside of the Western world. He was also editor-in-chief at The New York Times, The Washington Post and Reuters.

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