New NYT Arts Editor To Shake Things Up

How will the New York Times’ cultural coverage change under new Arts & Leisure editor Jodi Kantor? “I do think you’ll see us playing around with the format, thinking up novel ways to cover culture, and developing more regular features and columns.” Staffers are eager to see how Kantor reshapes her influential section, deals with senior critics and shakes up the ranks of freelance contributors while navigating the paper’s often-choppy waters.