Katrice Hardy Makes History as First Black Journalist, Woman to Be Exec Editor at Dallas Morning News
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NABJ congratulates longtime member Katrice Hardy, who has become the first woman and Black journalist to hold The Dallas Morning News’ top newsroom job as its executive editor.
She comes to The News from The Indianapolis Star, where she served as executive editor.
Read more about her appointment here: https://www.dallasnews.com/business/local-companies/2021/07/21/dallas-morning-news-taps-26-year-veteran-as-its-next-newsroom-leader/
Her bio, courtesy of NLA, is below.
Before joining The Star, Katrice was the editor of Greenville News and the South Regional Editor. Before joining Gannett, Katrice worked at The Virginian-Pilot, where she started as an intern and left as the managing editor. Katrice is a past board member of the Associated Press Media Editors and a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, where she is a former president of the Hampton Roads, Virginia chapter. She served on the executive board of the South Carolina Press Association and was a graduate of Furman University’s Diversity Leadership Institute for senior leaders.