Larry Ingrassia

Former LA Times managing editor

Larry Ingrassia

Former LA Times managing editor

As an author and journalist and in senior editing positions at the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times, Larry Ingrassia oversaw coverage of a variety of issues, directed award-winning journalism and hired dozens of reporters and editors.

In his decades-long newspaper career, journalists working for him won Pulitzer Prizes for national reporting, explanatory reporting, international reporting and commentary, as well as Polk, Loeb and other awards.

In 2009, he was honored with the annual Minard editor award given by the Gerald Loeb Awards for directing coverage of causes of the financial market meltdown in the fall of 2008; that coverage was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in the public service category. In 2017, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers honored him with its distinguished achievement award.

At the Los Angeles Times, he was a managing editor, helping to oversee news coverage as well as develop new initiatives, including events featuring prominent figures in the news; travel events featuring LA Times staffers; and the launch of DesignLA, a quarterly magazine focusing on the burgeoning and diverse creative community in Los Angeles.