WESTFIELD, NJ — TAPinto Westfield has hired Matt Kadosh as its managing editor as franchise owner Jackie Lieberman continues in her role as publisher of the hyperlocal news site.

Kadosh comes to Westfield from NorthJersey.com and The Record, where he covered local news in Essex County for the past two years.

“I plan to build on the strong base, which Jackie has established here in Westfield,” Kadosh said. “I look forward to producing high-quality watchdog journalism for the local audience and TAPinto’s affiliated websites.”

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While at North Jersey Media Group, Kadosh served as the managing editor for The Item of Millburn and Short Hills from 2014 through 2016, and for five years prior, covered towns in lower Passaic County.

He has won awards from the New Jersey Press Association for his writing and photography. In his spare time, Kadosh enjoys hiking, mountain biking and running. 

“I’m thrilled that we’re able to bring Matt’s experience and talent on board,” said Lieberman. “From the time I took on the franchise six years ago, my goal has been to offer more and better news coverage for the people of Westfield with each season. And I think now, especially, you’re going to see us kick it up a notch.”

Got a news tip? Email Matt Kadosh at mkadosh@tapinto.net.