Dean Baquet is executive editor of The New York Times, a position he assumed in May 2014. Mr. Baquet serves in the highest ranked position in The Times’s newsroom and oversees The New York Times news report in all its various forms. Before being named executive editor, Mr. Baquet was managing editor of The Times. He previously served as Washington bureau chief. Mr. Baquet rejoined The Times after several years at the Los Angeles Times, where he was editor for two years.