Sewell Chan is the editor in chief at The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization established in 2009. He joined the Tribune in 2021 after 21 years as a reporter or editor at The Washington Post, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.
Editorial Page Editor, Los Angeles Times
As the editorial page editor, Sewell Chan oversees the editorial board and the Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion pages of the Los Angeles Times. He was named to the position in April 2020 Chan previously served as a deputy managing editor, overseeing foreign and national news coverage; the front page; the Data and Graphics Department; the copy desks; newsletters; and the editorial library. He also supervised the home page and audience engagement teams and helped reorganize the organization’s News Desk. Before joining The Times in September 2018, Chan worked for 14 years at the New York Times, where he was a metro reporter, Washington correspondent, deputy Op-Ed editor and international news editor. Chan began his career in July 2000 as a reporter at the Washington Post.