February 02, 2010

Hoy Chicago’s general manager, John Trainor announced the appointment of Fernando Diaz as the new Managing Editor. In his new role he will direct Hoy’s editorial strategy across print and digital platforms as well as the expansion of the collaboration with Chicago Tribune’s newsroom. 

Before joining Hoy, Fernando was ChicagoNow’s community manager for news and opinion, where he contributed to the site’s success by creating dynamic content as well as recruiting a diverse base of bloggers; including crafting a post that generated 2.3 million page views. Prior to joining TMG, he was a bilingual investigative reporter at The Chicago Reporter, producing exclusive, computer-assisted reports on social justice issues and before that, a daily newspaper reporter covering local government at the Daily Herald and Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY). 

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