SANTA FE (AP) — An investigative reporter with The New York Times will be the new editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican.
The newspaper announced Monday that Ray Rivera will succeed Rob Dean, who retired earlier this month after 21 years as editor.
The 47-year-old Rivera is a former senior general assignment reporter and sports editor for The New Mexican.
He also has worked at the Washington Post, Seattle Times and Salt Lake Tribune and formerly was a senior general assignment reporter and sports editor for The New Mexican.
The newspaper says Rivera will be relocating to Santa Fe with his wife and three children and plans to begin work next month.