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maria caporizzo

Deputy Editor, Globe Rhode Island


Joining the Globe in 2022, maria caporizzo is Deputy Editor of Globe Rhode Island. She has worked at newspapers in southeastern New England since 1997. Before joining the Globe she spent 15 years at The Providence Journal, where she was a member of the newsroom leadership team as managing editor, digital, responsible for the digital report, from breaking news to developed multimedia projects, across all platforms. She managed the six-person digital team, and developed and implemented the newsroom's first detailed digital strategy, with position-specific approaches and goals for all managers and staff. She was named to two key digital transformation efforts by parent company GateHouse: a team of 18 across the country working to redesign the template for hundreds of GateHouse websites; and a 10-member Digital Transformation Steering Committee that tested new tools, tackled common challenges, shared successes, and made recommendations to corporate leaders for digital development and growth. She was twice elected to the national board of the Associated Press Media Editors.

Earlier in her career, she worked at daily and weekly newspapers in Rhode Island and Connecticut, including weeklies co-owned by The Day of New London and Shore Publishing, as well as the Norwich Bulletin, the Mystic River Press, and the Westerly Sun. She graduated cum laude from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.