The Post’s Karly Domb Sadof Named First Visual Enterprise Editor

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Announcement from Business Writer Lori Montgomery, Business Writer Damian Paletta, and Technology Writer Christina Passariello:

We are delighted to announce that Karly Domb Sadof becomes the Business Desk’s first visual corporate writer, pioneering a new role aimed at expanding our visual journalism and crafting innovative storytelling approaches.

An award-winning photo retoucher, Karly is known in the newsroom as a source of ideas and creativity. For nearly six years, she was a key driver of visual storytelling on the US desktop, managing photo coverage of breaking news and the company. Last year, she collaborated with forensic video to produce a stunning look at the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. 2012 Sandy Hook Massacre – a massive undertaking under tight deadlines that anchored a package chosen as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in breaking news.

In business, Karly’s projects have included a Webby-nominated look at a family farm on the verge of bankruptcy, a poetic exploration of homosexuality during the pandemic and a presentation that used a single photo to explain the flaws in the border wall. of Trump. In 2017, she co-led an effort to illustrate the cultural threads that bind the nation; the project featured portraits from all 50 states and broke records for audience engagement. Karly also worked on “2C: Beyond the Limit,” an immersive visual package on climate change that won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Explaining Reporting.

In this key leadership role at the Business Desk, Karly will now guide visual storytelling first around news events and important coverage lines in collaboration with audio, data, design, graphics, photo and video, as well as corporate journalists and editors. and tech. While reporting to the Managing Editor, she will work closely with the Visual Enterprise Managing Editor to develop best practices for cross-functional storytelling and to foster immersive journalism in the newsroom.

Karly joined The Post in 2016 from The Associated Press, where she worked as a photo editor in Bangkok and New York. She has also worked for Lens, the New York Times photo blog. She has received several awards, including first place for online visual presentation of the pandemic in 2021.

A graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Karly holds a master’s degree in visual and media anthropology from Freie Universität Berlin, where her thesis focused on Instagram users in Thailand and Ukraine. She lives in Baltimore with her partner and their 57 houseplants, and she studies graphic design online at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Please join us in congratulating Karly on her exciting new role. Its first day is July 5.