Sunnyvale, Calif. – Jai Singh, the executive in charge of
day-to-day news management and editorial operations at AOL’s (NYSE: AOL) Huffington Post
Media Group, has jumped to rival Yahoo (NASD: YHOO), where he will serve as editor-in-chief
of the Yahoo Media Network, the company announced.
"Jai is one of the most
advanced and respected editorial thinkers in digital media today, and a great
addition to our editorial bench strength," said Mickie Rosen, the senior
vice president of Yahoo Media Network.
Singh most recently held the title of
managing editor at AOL-Huff Post, with responsibilities spanning across both
Huffington Post editorial and AOL, including AOL content sites.
Singh spent two
years with The Huffington Post after previously serving at the editor-in-chief
and senior vice president at CNET.com, where in 1996 he helped create CNET