David Skok is leaving as managing editor and vice president, digital, at The Boston Globe by the end of this year. In that job, he oversees all digital business and editorial groups. Anthony Bonfiglio, executive director of engineering, will now oversee all digital operations, including engineering and development, product, and design for all of the properties of Boston Globe Media Partners, parent company of the Globe.Eleanor Cleverly, general manager of Boston.com, will continue to have day-to-day responsibilities for Boston.com, but now will report to Linda Pizzuti Henry, wife of John Henry and managing director of Boston Globe Media Partners. Skok joined the Globe two and a half years ago. Skok’s next job might lead him back to Canada. Before joining the Globe, he was director of digital at Global News, based in Toronto, one of Canada’s largest broadcast news companies. Skok is co-founder of Globalnews.ca, a national network, based in Toronto, of news websites that reports online on many large local, national and international stories and is Canada’s fastest growing news and information site. He was also senior producer of online content at Canwest Broadcasting, based in Toronto. There he oversaw development of 14 local news websites in the Global News Network. Skok began his career at ABC’s “Nightline,” then anchored by Ted Koppel in Washington, D.C. Bonfiglio joined the company two years ago. He had been vice president of engineering for Visible Measures, based in Boston and a provider of internet video audience measurement software and services.
The Transitions were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondent Nimra Aziz, an undergraduate student in the Northeastern University School of Journalism.