Chron Editor Phil Bronstein has named Eve Batey as the paper's new online editor. She's a former blogger and public relations professional. Andrew Ross will be moving from his current position as Executive Foreign-National Editor to the position of Interactive Editor. He" will be responsible for getting the most out of the online "conversations" that take place between Chronicle journalists and our audience, and web conversations that occur as a result of our work," a memo from
Bronstein said. The memo, posted at Romenesko, outlines other changes as the Chron deals with the reduction of its newsroom staff from 400 to 300 positions. Here's the E&P story about it.