New York Times Metro editor resigns after ‘investigation’

The New York Times’ Metro editor resigned Monday, apologizing for his “mistakes” following an “investigation,” according to a memo sent to the newsroom.

Wendell Jamieson is quitting “after an investigation” and will his role will be filled in the interim by Susan Chira, a senior correspondent and editor on gender issues, Executive Editor Dean Baquet and Managing Editor Joseph Kahn said in an email obtained by The Post.

“Leading Metro for the last five years and working with the incredible Times team has been the high point of my professional life. I regret and apologize for my mistakes and leaving under these circumstances,” Jamieson said in a statement included in the email.

“I’m especially proud of all the talent I’ve helped bring to The Times. Susan Chira is a wonderful editor, a true New Yorker, and I know Metro will rise to even greater heights under her leadership.”

Baquet and Kahn said in the memo they “do not intend to comment further” to protect the privacy of those involved.

The Times did not immediately return a request for comment.

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