Longtime Associated Press editor Lisa Tolin has been named East Coast entertainment and lifestyles editor for the news agency. She has been a part of the AP team since 2000.

Lisa Tolin named the new fashion editor at the Associated PressOn Friday, the Associated Press has announced that it has named a new East Coast lifestyle and fashion editor. The news was reported by Alicia Quarles, the global entertainment editor of the agency.

Lisa Tolin is 36 years old and has first joined the Associated Press twelve years ago. She started by being a news researcher. Later, she was promoted to editor on the national news desk. By 2005, she was working on asap, the multimedia service destined to young readers, which is based on alternative storytelling. After two years asap was closed and Tolin switched to lifestyle. She joined the team as a deputy editor and in 2009 got a promotion to top editor.

“Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge to this role,” Quarles said, describing Tolin as a “progressive” person who will “improve further upon the high quality of our report”.