Guiducci succeeds Thessaly La Force, who decamped for T Magazine.
The magazine announced several new hires and promotions.
Laurene Powell Jobs will eventually take full ownership of The Atlantic.
Parul Sehgal will join The New York Times’ team of daily book critics.
The quarterly results pushed shares of the publisher higher.
Search engines and social media continued to attract the most online traffic in June.
There will also be a new version of Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond’s cult-favorite advice column in the Thursday Styles section.
“Editors — and yes, that especially means copy editors — save reporters and The Times every day from countless errors, large and small.”
“What kind of stories would I write if I were on salary somewhere, and there was an investment into thinking of ideas, and less worry, and less calling accounts receivable? I had to try it.”
“We are seeing the most profound and pernicious threat to our profession and democracy.”
The Times said that the buyouts will allow it to bring in 100 more journalists.