The AOL Huffington Post Media Group named Sheila C. Johnson, the founding partner of Black Entertainment Television, to serve as Strategic Advisor for Multicultural and African-American Initiatives. The company also moved Derek Murphy from Senior Vice President, Business Development to the new title of General Manager, Multicultural. And they announced there will be a new network of Spanish language sites under the banner of Patch Latino in Southern California by the end of the year. From the announcement:
While embodying the traditional Patch model of local news, community and information, the sites will also offer dedicated coverage of topics of special interest to the Latino population. All editorial content on the sites will be in Spanish.
Plus in Morning Buzz: A new editor for Huffington Post.