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Mr. Davan Maharaj

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Managing Editor


Employment History


  • Masters degree , law
  • political science degree
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Indian-origin journalist Davan ..., 14 Dec 2011 [cached]
Indian-origin journalist Davan Maharaj named editor of LA Times
Davan Maharaj Davan Maharaj, the Indian-origin managing editor at LA Times has been named as the new editor and executive vice president of the Los Angeles Times. He will take the place of Russ Stanton, under whose leadership the paper to three Pulitzer Prizes
Maharaj, 49, will become the paper's 15 th editor after Stanton departs Dec. 23.
Maharaj has worked at the paper for 22 years, including as a correspondent in Africa.
Davan Maharaj was named managing editor of the Los Angeles Times in May 2008, with oversight of the Foreign, National, Metro, Sports and Business departments. He is responsible for shaping coverage, deploying people and overseeing personnel decisions with Editor Russ Stanton.
Maharaj has worked as a reporter for The Times in Orange County, Los Angeles and East Africa.
Maharaj has been an assistant foreign editor and, in Business, served as a deputy editor before assuming leadership of the department last year. During Maharaj's tenure, the Business section revamped its coverage to give greater emphasis to consumer issues. It also redesigned its Sunday section to focus on personal finances.
A native of Trinidad with a political science degree from the University of Tennessee and a master's degree in law from Yale, Maharaj became Business editor in 2007, emphasizing greater coverage of consumer issues and personal finance. He has been managing editor for news since 2008, with responsibility for the foreign, national, metro, sports and business staffs.
"I am humbled and honored to lead one of the most talented and resilient newsrooms in the nation," Maharaj said.
Dean Baquet, who served as editor of The Times and is now managing editor for news at the New York Times, described Maharaj as "a very ambitious, energetic, honorable guy."
Davan ..., 17 Nov 2015 [cached]
Davan Maharaj
Please send comments and ideas to Davan Maharaj.
Davan Maharaj - Editor and ..., 2 May 2015 [cached]
Davan Maharaj - Editor and Executive Vice President
Davan Maharaj - Editor and Executive Vice President
As editor of the Los Angeles Times Media Group, Davan Maharaj oversees the largest daily newsgathering organization in the West.
Los Angeles Times - Media Center, 8 June 2009 [cached]
Managing Editor: Davan Maharaj
GOPIO News, February 08 2012, 8 Feb 2012 [cached]
Trinidad-born PIO journalist Davan Maharaj has been appointed editor of the Los Angeles Times. Maharaj is a former Express journalist who received awards for excellence in the field during his career with this newspaper. Throughout his career in T&T, East Africa and in the US he has distinguished himself and in 2005 received the Ernie Pyle Award for Human Interest Writing.
Maharaj, 49, will become the newspaper's 15th editor after current editor Russ Stanton gives up the post from December 23.
In 2008, at One Caribbean Media's (OCM) Salute to Excellence Award Function, Maharaj was recognized for his appointment to the post of Managing Editor of the Los Angeles Times. OCM is the parent company of Caribbean Communications Network (CCN) which includes the Express newspaper.
The LA Times newspaper has an average Monday to Friday circulation of 723,181, making it the nation's fourth most-read daily newspaper, trailing only to The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and The New York Times. In a statement, Maharaj said: "We will continue to push forward, especially in the digital and mobile space.
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