Announcement from Director of Photography MaryAnne Golon, Photographer Dudley M. Brooks and Photo Editor Robert Miller:

We are delighted to announce that Thomas Simonetti will become our Sports photo editor.

Thomas joined The Post in January 2016 as a National and Financial Photo Editor. In addition to Sports, Thomas will handle photo editing duties for the Real Estate and Weekend sections, and act as night photo editor for our print edition.

Before coming to The Post, Thomas was a Metro photo editor at The New York Times. He also worked as a staff photographer at the Midland Daily News in Michigan. He began his career as a sports reporter, working as a correspondent for the St. Petersburg Times and MLB.com.

Thomas is a native of Long Island, N.Y., and grew up in Tampa, Fla. On his days off, he spends his time with his wife Adina and their six-month old son Gabriel.

We are excited to have Thomas begin his new role on Oct. 31.