We have a new editor on the Universal Desk, Karen Gindick. Here's John's April 14 e-mail:
Subject: Karen Gindick
We are happy to announce that Karen Gindick has joined the newsroom as a copy editor.
Karen comes to us from the Los Angeles Daily News where she has held a number of positions during her tenure, including copy editor, copy desk chief, opinion page editor, wire editor, designer and assistant news editor.
She also taught editing, headline writing and design at USC. We are thrilled to have Karen join our desk.
She started today, so if you get a moment please go by and introduce yourself and welcome her to The Star.