Before joining the L.A. Times at the start of 2019, Emmrich led Styles at The New York Times for seven years.
The magazine will be run by a former L.A. Times publisher accused in a report last year of harassment and other troubling work behavior.
The paper didn’t waste time in naming a successor to Tronc’s most recent pick after Marty Baron and Dean Baquet were approached for the job.
With the altruistic leanings of new owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, staffers are hopeful for the future of the historic paper.
Tribune’s stock soared 53 percent after Gannett revealed it’s offering $12.25 a share in an all-cash deal to the parent of The Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.
The DOJ claims the Tribune Publishing Co. would have a “monopoly” if the acquisition of the OC Register and sister newspapers are approved.