Paula Bouknight is the Assistant Managing Editor for Hiring & Development. She oversees recruitment and the Globe’s college summer internship and coop programs. She works with department and section heads to identify and attract top candidates and improve diversity in the newsroom. Bouknight began her career at The Globe in 1986 in the Sports department as a copy editor. Since then, she has worked on the news copydesk, overseen production of New Hampshire Weekly and City Weekly, and served as night editor. When The Globe embarked on the Bulldog experiment in 2000, she was placed in charge of production, and when the experiment ended, she was named one of two editors for the expanded Globe North section.