“As we continue to expand our international opinions section, we will add more perspectives on global news of interest to new readers and subscribers around the world,” said Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt. “Elias will play a key role in helping us achieve this. We are so fortunate to be able to add his ideas and digital expertise to our section.”
Lopez worked as an editor at The New York Times for more than 10 years and held positions on its national, foreign and opinions desks. Before joining The Times, he was a reporter and editor at The Miami Herald. He was born in Caracas, Venezuela.
He begins his role today.