Naka Nathaniel would like to renounce his rank until the organization revises its antigay policies.
Naka Nathaniel is a retired multimedia journalist and consultant living in Atlanta. An original member of the team that launched NYTimes.com in 1995, and later spent almost five years based in Paris toting his cameras, computers, and communications gear to produce multimedia features for The New York Times. He was nominated for an Emmy in 2006 for work in Darfur, and footage from travels with Nicholas Kristof was used in the HBO documentary Reporter. A graduate of the University of Texas, he is married to Meredith Artley, the managing editor of CNN.com. He is now the stay-at-home parent for their young son.