As editor in chief Megan Liberman will lead a major expansion of Yahoo News, focusing primarily on original reporting, social news gathering, video and live events coverage, the site announced on its blog. “Megan is a dynamic addition to the Yahoo News team,” Robertson Barrett, Vice President of Yahoo News and Finance, said in a statement. “As deputy news editor at The New York Times she drove some of the most successful digital initiatives, from its blog network to Nate Silver’s multi-platform presence to live streamed coverage of the 2012 elections”. Prior to her most recent role at the Times, Megan served as deputy editor at The New York Times Magazine where she was responsible for all digital features and strategy.