Bloomberg Opinion hires Williams as an editor

Timothy L. O’Brien, senior government editor of Bloomberg Opinion, despatched out the next on Monday:

Greetings Pals –

Bob Burgess and I are blissful to let that Jhodie Williams might be becoming a member of Bloomberg Opinion as an editor in New York. She’ll deal with items charting the intersection of tradition and vital social developments and developments with the enterprise world and politics. She’ll additionally assist recruit new freelance writers to our ranks.

Jhodie joins us from NBC Information, the place she was an editor for its former on-line opinion vertical, THINK. As a piece and not using a devoted workers of columnists, THINK relied on outdoors contributors capable of reply briskly and thoughtfully each day to breaking nationwide information. Jhodie helped determine and develop a various assortment of voices for the positioning.

Earlier than becoming a member of NBC, Jhodie, a graduate of Brooklyn Faculty, spent greater than 5 years modifying opinion items at CNN (the place she intersected with an intern named Jessica Karl — who, fortunately, first introduced Jhodie to our consideration). At CNN, Jhodie edited op-eds written by on-air analysts, lawmakers, thought leaders and others. She was additionally CNN’s lead editor for private essays linked to breaking information occasions.

She additionally has expertise creating podcasts — together with serving to to supply the primary season of “NATAL,” a podcast about Black households and their distinctive experiences having infants and journeying by way of parenthood. She additionally helped produce two seasons of “YouHadMeAtBlack,” a storytelling platform for Black millennials.

Jhodie’s first day might be April 10. Please welcome her aboard.