EMERYVILLE, Calif. – The Center for Investigative Reporting has hired Esther Kaplan to be its new executive editor. Kaplan, currently of Type Investigations, will edit and steer coverage for CIR’s award-winning newsroom alongside Editor-in-Chief Matt Thompson and Executive Producers Amanda Pike and Kevin Sullivan. CIR publishes its work through the revealnews.org website; the Reveal public
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The Center for Investigative Reporting has appointed Matt Thompson as its new editor in chief.