L.A. Occasions managing editor Kimi Yoshino named Baltimore Banner editor

Los Angeles Occasions managing editor Kimi Yoshino will take a brand new function at a nonprofit newsroom in Baltimore. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Occasions)

Kimi Yoshino, managing editor of the Los Angeles Occasions, is leaving the newspaper to change into editor in chief of the Baltimore Banner.

The brand new nonprofit publication, funded by Baltimore-area resort magnate Stewart Bainum Jr., introduced Tuesday that it was hiring the 21-year veteran of The Occasions to construct up a newsroom of roughly 50 journalists targeted on native information and launching in 2022, with a objective of increasing in dimension the next

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