September 22, 2023
Maria Douglas Reeve

Maria Douglas Reeve, govt editor of the Houston Chronicle, is about to turn out to be the vice president-editor for content material initiatives for Hearst Texas, the Chronicle stated Monday.

Within the newly created place, Reeve will work to develop subjects and content material aimed toward increasing and deepening Hearst Newspapers’ footprint in Texas. New York-based Hearst publishes the Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Categorical-Information, Beaumont Enterprise, Conroe Courier and different newspapers within the state.

“The objective is to have a look at how we are able to develop our attain, each topically and regionally — to capitalize on the sources we now have to seek out new audiences and solidify our relationship with our present viewers,” Reeve stated. “I believe we now have a novel alternative right here to essentially look at how we benefit from our newsrooms in making an attempt to serve the folks of Texas.”

Reeve joined the Chronicle as managing editor in 2019 and has served as govt editor since 2021.

Initially from Charleston, S.C., Reeve is an alumna of Davidson School and the College of Maryland, the place final yr she was inducted into the Philip Merrill School of Journalism’s Corridor of Fame.

The Chronicle will start a nationwide seek for Reeve’s alternative. Within the meantime, Managing Editor Chris Fusco will function interim editor-in-chief.