Dallas Morning News Taps 26-Year Veteran as Its Next Newsroom Leader

Fresh off a Pulitzer Prize-winning project in Indianapolis, Katrice Hardy will take over the Dallas newsroom Aug. 12.

Grant Moise, left, The Dallas Morning News publisher, introduces Katrice Hardy as The News' executive editor, to the newsroom on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Dallas, Texas. Hardy, who also will be the first woman to hold the top job at the Dallas newsroom, will take up her duties next month.
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Veteran journalist Katrice Hardy has been appointed editor of The Dallas Morning News, becoming the first Black person to run the 125-year-old daily newspaper.

The newspaper reported the hiring Wednesday. Hardy will take up her duties next month after serving for 16 months as editor of the Indianapolis Star, which won this year's Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

She also was Midwest editor for the USA Today Network. Both are Gannett-owned news outlets.

Read the full story from the Dallas Morning News here.

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