Solomon will oversee the newsroom, including staff from the Huffington Post Investigative Fund, which will merge operations with the center Jan. 1. He will also continue to helm digital operations, including the redesign of the center’s Web site and the rollout of the Treesaver digital platform.
Prior to joining the center, Solomon worked with The Washington Times, The Washington Post, and The Associated Press.
Executive director William E. Buzenberg said:
John has proven again and again that he has the vision, the hands-on know-how, and the skilled leadership to inspire the investigative staff and position the center in the forefront of the digital news marketplace when it comes to accountability reporting. I’m confident that he will do an outstanding job, and I am delighted to have him in this key role.
This opportunity couldn’t come at better time. The Center for Public Integrity is in a unique position to be the leading digital news destination for national and international investigative journalism, and I welcome the chance to make that happen.