The Alexandria Times is pleased to announce the promotion of Cody Mello-Klein to managing editor. Mello-Klein was previously Times reporter and photographer for the past two years, during which he won numerous Virginia Press Association awards for his news reporting and feature writing.
Mello-Klein also launched the Times’ new podcast series, Speak Easy, in 2020, and served as host and editor of most episodes. Originally from the Boston, Massachusetts area, Mello-Klein holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from Northeastern University.
Mello-Klein replaces Missy Schrott, who left to pursue another opportunity after three plus years as Times editor, managing editor and reporter/photographer.