As announced on the Twitters, io9 Editor Katharine Trendacosta will be ending her time at io9 in the near future.

In the near future, Jill Pantozzi will be joining the Gizmodo staff as io9’s Managing Editor.

io9 staff reactions to Trendacosta’s departure:

io9 staff reactions to Pantozzi’s arrival:

Article will of course be updated with more io9 staff reactions when they occur.

Updated: Katharine was allowed to publish an article where she said her goodbyes. Some members of the io9 and Gizmodo staff chose to supply comments to that article.

Beth Elderkin