Sandy Sugawara Sworn In As Deputy Director Of The Voice Of America
May 2, 2016 at 10:59 AM (PT)
Former WASHINGTON POST TROVE Managing Editor and Universal News Desk head SANDY SUGAWARA was sworn in as Deputy Dir. of the VOICE OF AMERICA TODAY (5/2). SUGAWARA, the first Deputy Dir. the VOA has had in two decades, reports to newly sworn-in Director AMANDA BENNETT.
“I am so excited to welcome SANDY to our team,” said BENNETT. “She has both impeccable journalistic credentials and deep experience in leading news organizations through digital transformation. We will all be looking to SANDY to help guide us in building on the progress VOA has already made toward becoming a modern, agile digital operation around the world ... Our diverse audiences around the world are increasingly turning to digital means to get their news and information, which makes our ability to reach them in this way more critical than ever before."
“I am thrilled to be stepping into this amazing opportunity,” said SUGAWARA. “I can’t wait to start working with AMANDA BENNETT and the rest of the VOA team, as the organization embraces the challenges and demands of an ever-changing media world.”