Columnist Myriam Marquez will be taking over the reins of the Miami Herald’s editorial pages. She is the first woman and first Hispanic journalist to be named to the post. She succeeds Joe Oglesby, who is retiring. She will be in charge of 3 writers and a political cartoonist. She will also continue writing a weekly column.
Myriam joined the Herald in 2005 as metro desk editor. She previously worked 18 years at the Orlando Sentinel.