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WaPo Outlook Editor Carlos Lozada's New Role - Posted October 15, 2014
The Washington Post Outlook editor Carlos Lozada has been named the outlet's new nonfiction book critic. In this role, he'll pen weekly reviews of nonfiction books and long-form w... [FishbowlDC]

July 2014 Marks Highest Trafficked Month for WashingtonPost.com - Posted August 5, 2014
The month of July 2014 marked the highest trafficked month ever for WashingtonPost.com, surpassing October 2013 when the Post reported on the government shutdown as the previous high. An announcement from executive editor Martin Baron, managing editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Kerry Lauerman to Join The Washington Post as Senior Editor for Mobile Initiative - Posted June 4, 2014
A day shy of a year of tweeting his leaving Salon.com to lead new startup site The Dodo, The Washington Post announces Kerry Lauerman will join the outlet as a senior editor, leading a new mobile initiative. On June 5, 2013, Kerry announced he was leaving Salon.com where he served as editor-in-chief.... [FishbowlDC]

WHCA and GW Host Panel on Diversity in WH Press Corps - Posted April 28, 2014
On Monday, the White House Correspondents' Association and GW's School of Media and Public Affairs hosted a panel to discuss the past, present, and future of minority journalists in the White House press corps. The panel comprised Fusion's Jim Avila... [PRNewser]

WHCA and GW Host Panel on Diversity in WH Press Corps - Posted April 28, 2014
On Monday, the White House Correspondents' Association and GW's School of Media and Public Affairs hosted a panel to discuss the past, present, and future of minority journalists in the White House press corps. The panel comprised Fusion's Jim Avila... [FishbowlDC]

GW Explores Diversity Among White House Press Corps - Posted April 23, 2014
The Monday before the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner, the WHCA and GW will examine diversity among the White House press corps, 70 years after the Atlanta Daily World's Harry McAlpin became the first black journalist to cover a White House news conference. The panel comprising media ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 31, 2013
FishbowlDC Fan Club Board President: WaPo's Gene Weingarten. Vice President of Useless Affairs: Wonk... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Marty Baron Hangs Up on Evan Gahr, Later Apologizes - Posted October 16, 2013
Our resident phone enthusiast and freelance investigative journalist Evan Gahr remains fierce in his pursuit to get WaPo to say why they won't cover a race and age discrimination lawsuit brought against them by a sales employee. On T... [FishbowlDC]

Have You Hung Up on This Man Lately? - Posted September 19, 2013
As you read this, freelance investigative conservative journalist Evan Gahr... [FishbowlDC]

Black Ad Employee Sues WaPo for Discrimination - Posted September 13, 2013
So far mums the word around WaPo about a federal lawsuit being brought forth by a black advertising department employee for age and race discrimination. The news first surfaced in a story by Evan Gahr for The Daily Caller publi... [FishbowlDC]

Black Ad Employee Sues WaPo for Discrimination - Posted September 13, 2013
So far mums the word around WaPo about a federal lawsuit being brought forth by a black advertising department employee for age and race discrimination. The news first surfaced in a story by Evan Gahr for The Daily Caller publi... [PRNewser]

WaPo Names Merida Managing Editor - Posted February 4, 2013
WaPo announced today that Kevin Merida will be managing editor, responsible for news and features coverage as well as the Universal News Desk. They report that his new role is effective immediately. Most recently, Merida was in the ro... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Reorganizes White House Team - Posted January 14, 2013
Kevin Merida, one of WaPo's more adept internal memo writers, has co-authored "exciting changes" to the publication's White House team. His begins with high drama: "We're marking the dawn of President Obama's second term..." ... [FishbowlDC]

Henneberger to Join WaPo - Posted October 6, 2011
Former AOL Politics Daily Editor-in-Chief Melinda Henneberger is going to work for WaPo. As part of the political coverage for 2012, she'll write in-depth campaign pieces. WaPo announced... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Baby News... - Posted June 20, 2011
WaPo's Kevin Merida sent out this upbeat memo to staff this afternoon: Colleagues, some terrific news: Greg Mille... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Kornblut Gives Birth to Baby Boy - Posted May 24, 2011
WaPo Associate Editor Kevin Merida sent a note to newsroom staff on Saturday announcing the news of Anne Kornblut's baby boy, Arlo. Welcom... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Martel to Presidential Campaign Trail - Posted May 11, 2011
WaPo Style Editor Ned Martel, who announced to his staff earlier today that he'd be stepping down from Style, is headed to the presidential beat. He'll focus on the "personalities" and "offbeat, veiled dramas." The internal memo from Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli puts a really positive face on what happened earlier... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Berlin Bureau Chief Comes Home - Posted December 17, 2009
After five years as the Berlin bureau chief for WaPo, Craig Whitlock will return to Washington. Cameron Barr and Kevin Merida announced Whitlock's new role as a Defense correspondent for National. Memo after the jump... ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 11.19.09 - Posted November 19, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Happy birthday to Will Jerro. What we know and what we're reading this Thursday the 19th of November... TV | NEWSPAP... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 25, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Former President Bill Clinton, NY Governor David Paterson (D), Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) • CBS' Face the Nation: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) • ABC's This Week: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and a... [FishbowlDC]

Pomfret and Kessler Take New Roles for WaPo Nat'l Security - Posted September 2, 2009
WaPo memo obtained by FBDC: "We are delighted to announce that Glenn Kessler will take on a new role as player/coach for the national security staff and that John Pomfret will return to National, this time as a diplomatic correspondent concentrating on U.S. relations with China and the rest of Asia." ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Vargas to Launch HuffPo Tech Section - Posted July 21, 2009
HuffPo announced that they have hired Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and national reporter at WaPo. In his new position as the Technology and Innovations Editor, Vargas will launch HuffPo's Tech section in September. >>UPDATE: After the jump, national editor Kevin Merida's memo to ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 10, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and a roundtable with former adviser to Pres. George W. Bush, Karen Hughes, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum and Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Brauchli Announces Major WaPo Changes - Posted April 16, 2009
This morning the following memo was sent to WaPo staffers from managing editor Marcus Brauchli, announcing major reorganization changes, including changes to personnel, coverage groups and the universal news desk. Effective May 1st, Kevin Merida has been named National Editor, ... [FishbowlDC]

Davis Named WaPo's Deputy Political Editor - Posted March 12, 2009
WaPo announced today Marcia Davis will be the paper's new deputy political editor, working under political editor Tim Curran. From the memo: "Marcia is one of the newspaper's most imaginative and passionate editors, and will add fresh ideas and a vibrant spirit to our coverage of national politics." Full memo after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 02.18.09 - Posted February 18, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Merida As AME/National - Posted December 15, 2008
FishbowlDC hears that Kevin Merida may soon be named the Washington Post's AME/National...replacing Rajiv Chandrasekaran. >UPDATE: Confirmed. Full memo from Phil Bennett and ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.08.08 - Posted October 8, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

News From Post's Political Team (And Garance Franke-Ruta Gets Hired) - Posted December 7, 2007
From an internal memo, obtained by FishbowlDC: With the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primaries just weeks away, we're growing our National campaign team, with help from an amazing array of talent from just about the entire Post newsroom. Starting Sunday we'll launch Candidates Week -- eight days examining the front-runners in... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Post Moves - Posted January 4, 2007
We hear that The Washington Post's New York bureau chief, Michael Powell, is going to report on the presidential campaign for the Style section. He'll be part of a team that will include a TBA replacement for Mark Leibovich and David von Drehle. Powell will be based in New York. Word... [FishbowlDC]

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