Scott Kraft

Los Angeles Times managing editor.

Scott Kraft

Los Angeles Times managing editor.

As managing editor, Scott Kraft is responsible for The Times’ overall news coverage, overseeing the Metro, California, National, Washington and Foreign sections as well as investigative and enterprise reporting projects. During more than three decades at The Times, Kraft has been a deputy managing editor and national and foreign correspondent as well as a news department head. He joined the paper as a staff writer in its Chicago bureau and later was bureau chief in Nairobi, Johannesburg and Paris. He covered the release of Nelson Mandela and the years leading up to the first free elections in South Africa. After a decade abroad, Kraft moved to Los Angeles and became deputy foreign editor. A year later, he was named national editor, overseeing national correspondents and the Washington bureau. Kraft returned to writing in 2008 and helped anchor coverage of the earthquake in Haiti. He became the Page One editor in 2011 and was named deputy managing editor in August 2012. He came to The Times from the Associated Press, where he was a national correspondent based in New York and a 1984 Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature writing.

 

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