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The FishbowlDC Interview With Advice Columnist Rebecca Gale - Posted July 23, 2013
  Say hello to CQ Roll Call's on call advice blogger Rebecca Gale. She writes the "Hill Navigator" advice column for those who want to better unde... [FishbowlDC]

Author Wants Sen. Rockefeller To Read Her Book - Posted December 5, 2012
CQ Roll Call's Rebecca Gale celebrated the official launch of her new novel Trying at The Science Club last night. Though the venue was a bit cozy and broiling (i.e. perfect for a hot yog... [FishbowlDC]

CQRC Names Benkelman Editorial Director - Posted October 15, 2012
Back in September, amid the turmoil of CQRC's transition pains, layoffs, resignations and more, Susan Benkelman took the helm as interim Editorial Director. She had stepped in for ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call's Next Editor: Who Will it Be? - Posted October 3, 2012
As Roll Call searches high and low for a new editor, we bring you the prospects and tell you why each candidate will get the job offer and why he or she will not. CQ Roll Call has faced a lot of changes, layoffs and departures this year and more tweaks... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Unveils Interim Editor - Posted September 28, 2012
This just in from CQ Roll Call's Susan Benkelman: "In light of Scott's departure, I've asked Randy Wynn to sit in the Roll Call ed... [FishbowlDC]

CQ Copy Desk Editor to Retire - Posted September 12, 2012
And they are dropping like flies. Earlier today we reported that Roll Call Editor Scott Montgomery is leaving the publication to go to work for NPR. This afternoon we learn that ... [PRNewser]

Specifics on Scott Montgomery's NPR Post - Posted September 12, 2012
As we reported just over an hour ago, Roll Call is losing its Editor, Scott Montgomery, who's going to work for NPR. ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Editor Resigns for Job at NPR - Posted September 12, 2012
Roll Call Editor Scott Montgomery is leaving for a senior staff position at NPR. This is no doubt a big loss for the Roll Call newsroom where he was thought to be a morale center and curator of young talent. As of late, ... [FishbowlDC]

Editorial Director Mike Mills Out at CQ Roll Call - Posted August 3, 2012
With changes at the bottom, middle and everywhere in between, come changes at the top. CQ Roll Call Editorial Director Mike Mills is out, which should make a slew of current and former journalists there ecstatic as he has been described... [FishbowlDC]

A New Role For Roll Call's Niels Lesniewski - Posted July 24, 2012
Things are looking up for Niels Lesniewski. Thought to be among the smartest minds on Congress, he has even been referred to as a "young David Hawkings." Lesniewski (pronounced Neels Les-new-ski) is joining Roll Cal... [FishbowlDC]

Batter Up! - Posted June 27, 2012
Thursday night is the 51st Annual CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game. This is when members of Congress take the field, dressed in their favorite hometown uniforms. Democrats have the advantage of last year's MVP Rep. Cedric Richmond... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Bids Adieu to Badass Stanton - Posted June 19, 2012
And now the internal memo from Roll Call's Editor Scott Montgomery announcing the news of John Stanton's departure: As you already have heard, John Stanton is leaving Roll Call. He's going to become the Washington Bureau Chief for the new website Buzzfeed. John came to Roll Call in 2005 from Congress D... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Lifts its Latch - Posted December 12, 2011
Roll Call is giving the world a present this holiday season -- it's the gift being able to read the publication gratis. They posted the following on RollCall.com. Editor's Note: To better serve our readers in the final d... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Loses Heil to WaPo - Posted August 19, 2011
Roll Call is losing one of their finest reporters to the Washington Post. Scott Montgomery announced to the newsroom tonight that Emily ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Breaks Up with Comcast, Kills RCTV - Posted August 2, 2011
CQ Roll Call brass has put the kabosh on Roll Call TV, a weekly television program produced in partnership with the Comcast Network. News of the show's demise came in the form of an internal memo from Scott Montgomery and Mark Walters this afternoon. Although RCTV was a revenue-producing... [PRNewser]

Roll Call to Publish Extra Issue - Posted July 28, 2011
On Roll Call's homepage is an editor's note announcing an extra Friday edition this week. Typically, the publication publishes four days a week when Congress is in session, Monday-Thursday. Editor's Note To meet the needs of our readers, Roll Call will publish a special Friday edition of our newspaper. This will continue... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call's Bellantoni Lands Harvard Fellowship - Posted July 28, 2011
Christina Bellantoni's smarty-pants stock is on the rise. The associate politics editor for CQ Roll Call is headed to Cambridge this fall for a fellowship with Harvard University's Institute of Politics. Bellanto... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call's Peoples to AP - Posted June 14, 2011
Steve Peoples, who joined Roll Call less than a year ago from the Providence Journal, is already moving on. According to a memo from Scott Montgomery, Peoples has accepted a new post at the Associated Press, where he will be a Northeast regional political reporter and ultimately based out of... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Takes NJ's Dick - Posted June 7, 2011
In other penis-related surname news, Jason Dick is moving to Roll Call. Most recently the editor of National Journal Daily, Dick will join the publication's senior leadership team as House Editor. AT NJ, he's being... [FishbowlDC]

Despite Power Outage, CQ Roll Call Powers On - Posted June 2, 2011
Let there be light! And so there was at CNN's Washington bureau as of one hour ago...but the blackout at CQ Roll Call rages on. Thanks to Pepco, both newsgroups were without power since Tuesday afternoon. So you might be wondering, how exactly does a newsroom function when their... [FishbowlDC]

CQ's Bicknell to Roll Call - Posted May 23, 2011
After more than a decade at CQ, John Bicknell will move to Roll Call as editor of Special Publications. In a memo announcing the appointment, Scott Montgomery explained the role: "John will take over the editorial pages of Roll Call, where his breadth of experience on policy ne... [FishbowlDC]

New Voice for Roll Call's HOH - Posted April 27, 2011
Neda Semnani, currently the deputy editor of Bill Track for CQ, is joining Roll Call as a reporter for Heard on the Hill. In a memo announcing her transition, Scott Montgomery said: "Neda brings a distinctive mix of talent, wit and experience to HOH. Clearly, she knows a thing... [FishbowlDC]

Ryan Beckwith Named Roll Call Features Editor - Posted April 22, 2011
Ryan Beckwith has been named the new Features Editor. The slot became vacant last month when former section editor Debbie Bruno (whom we affectionately called Bebbie Druno) d... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Seeks to Rebuild Image - Posted March 16, 2011
When a publication loses some 15 people, including a beloved editor, a deputy editor and the head of ad sales in a seven-month time span, it ceases to be right or accurate to say that it is undergoing a transition. Or, to reason that this is the topsy turvy, fluctuating... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Hires Janie Lorber - Posted March 16, 2011
And just when we started to believe 'Roll Call' was synonymous with 'resignation'...a hire. Editor Scott Montgomery announced via internal memo this afternoon that the publication has hired Janie Lorber as reporter for their lobbying and influence team. A former intern (fall 2008) for Roll Call... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Snags Toeplitz Back from Politico - Posted March 14, 2011
In what looks to be a game of musical chairs, Shira Toeplitz has landed back at Roll Call. She has worked at Politico for the past year and now returns to her former employer to cover House and Senate races. "We are delighte... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Loses Deputy Editor - Posted March 7, 2011
FishbowlDC has confirmed that Erin Billings has resigned from her post at Roll Call. Currently the publication's deputy editor, Billings has... [PRNewser]

Roll Call Loses Deputy Editor - Posted March 7, 2011
FishbowlDC has confirmed that Erin Billings has resigned from her post at Roll Call. Currently the publication's deputy editor, Billings has... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Shuffles Singer and Ackley - Posted January 14, 2011
Roll Call Associate Editor Paul Singer has been promoted to editor of the news group's newly established reporting team that includes lobbying, ethics and investigations. Kate Ackley, who has been serving as the team's transitional editor, will return to her beat as lobbying reporter. In an internal mem... [FishbowlDC]

Montgomery Named Editor of Roll Call - Posted November 22, 2010
Shortly after pushing Charlie Mitchell out the door, CQ Roll Call Editorial Director Mike Mills referenced a "national talent search" to replace the beloved editor. Mills claimed to be on a mission for an "outside change agent" to fill ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call's Interim Editor Greets Reporters, Donuts Included at Morning Meeting - Posted October 8, 2010
At 10 a.m. today, Roll Call's interim Editor Scott Montgomery held an introductory tall hall style meeting to get acquainted with reporters and other editorial staff. Dunkin Donuts were provided. CQ-Roll Call Editorial Director ... [FishbowlDC]

Pssst... - Posted October 8, 2010
We hear Roll Call's interim Editor Scott Montgomery is having a brief introductory "town hall" style meeting for reporters this morning. Stay tuned...... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Has Interim Editor: 'The News Will Not Pause' Says Internal Memo - Posted October 5, 2010
An interim editor has been named for Roll Call. Mike Mills, Editorial Director of CQ-Roll, in an internal memo to staff details why Scott Montgomery, CQ-Roll Call's Director of Consumer Publishing is the ideal choice at this time. Roll Call Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

CQ-Roll Call Hires Two Politics Reporters - Posted July 14, 2010
An internal memo from Scott Montgomery, Director of Consumer Publishing for CQ-Roll Call Group, reveals two new hires for CQ-Roll Call Politics. The memo reads: We are thrilled to announce two terrific additions to the CQ-Roll Call politics team. Steve Peoples will be joining us from the Pr... [FishbowlDC]

Beckwith Named Editor of Congress.org - Posted June 29, 2010
Mike Mills and Scott Montgomery announced today that Ryan Teague Beckwith has been promoted from Deputy Editor to Editor of Congress.org. Congrats to Ryan! Memo from Montgomery below: We're delighted to announce that Ryan... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Promotes Two Scribes - Posted June 24, 2010
This just in. Roll Call announces that Emily Yehle is joining the politics team. In addition, Tricia Miller is being promoted from editorial assistant to staff writer. Congratulations to both. See the internal memo from Roll Call's Editor Char... [FishbowlDC]

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