LaSharah Bunting

LaSharah S. Bunting is a Senior Editor for digital transition at The New York Times. In this role, she develops and implements digital strategy and programming to advance the digital transformation across the newsroom. Previously, she worked as the digital editor for the National desk at The Times, where she oversaw the department’s online report, multimedia projects and social media profile, and as the National news editor, managing breaking news and the daily report. Ms. Bunting has previously served in a number of editing roles for the Metro and Culture desks since joining The Times in 2004. And, since 2009, she has served as senior faculty for the New York Times Student Journalism Institute, an intensive two-week program for college journalists around the country. Before coming to The Times, she was an editor at The Dallas Morning News. Ms. Bunting is a 2000 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is also an alumna of Maynard Media Academy at Harvard University, Chips Quinn and the Dow Jones Editing program. She grew up in Omaha, Neb, and lives in Harlem.