Terry Baquet joined Verite News as Editor-in-Chief in 2022 after 28 years at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, where he served as Sunday Editor and was the Page 1 Editor during the paper’s Katrina coverage, which won two Pulitzer Prizes in breaking news and public service.

In 2012, Terry was named Managing Editor/Director of Print, essentially overseeing all editorial decisions for the newspaper’s print edition as well as supervising the production for four other newspapers in the Advance Publications chain.

He is a lifelong New Orleanian and has served on the boards of Lede New Orleans and Spaceship Media. He also has served as a Pulitzer Prize juror twice, having chaired the jury that decided the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting.