Announcement from Director of Digital Operations Megan Chan, Director of Audience Development and Engagement Ryan Kellett and Audience Development and Engagement Editor Everdeen Mason:

We are excited to announce that Maite Fernandez will be joining The Post as an operations editor, working with Foreign.

Maite comes to us from CQ Roll Call, where she was responsible for audience engagement strategy. She managed the publication’s social media accounts, wrote guidelines and best practices for newsletters and helped interpret analytics for the newsroom. Previously, she worked in the non-profit world, including a two-year stint as communications director for the International Center for Journalists. She started her career as a reporter for El Observador, a large newspaper in Uruguay, where she covered local news.

Maite has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from ORT University in Uruguay, and a master’s in multimedia journalism from the University of Maryland. She is fluent in Spanish and is familiar with a handful of programming languages.

Please join us in welcoming Maite to the newsroom. Her first day is Tuesday.