Nick Denton To Take Over As Gawker Editor

Nick Denton, the founder of Gawker Media, will take over as managing editor of the company’s flagship site,, The New York Times reports, citing three employees.

Mr. Denton had been looking for a replacement since Choire Sicha resigned as managing editor at the end of last month, and indicated in a job listing for the position that he wants the site to break and develop more stories.