NY Times Mag Names Special Projects Editor

Caitlin Roper joins from Wired.

The New York Times Magazine has named Caitlin Roper its special projects editor, a new role at the magazine.

Roper most recently served as Wired’s articles editor. She previously served as managing editor for The Paris Review.

“The magazine isn’t just a magazine anymore,” said Times Mag editor Jake Silverstein, in an announcement. “We’re now involved in virtual reality, live events, podcasts, and special newspaper sections, just to name a few things. Caitlin is going to be instrumental in helping us manage this growth and execute on these exciting initiatives.”