Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.08.08
Brauchli Named WaPo Exec. Ed.; Quick & Simple, Golf For Women Fold
July 8, 2008
The changing of the guard atop The Washington Post
is complete. Publisher Katharine Weymouth
moved faster than expected in naming
former Wall Street Journal
managing editor Marcus Brauchli
as Len Downie
's successor as executive editor. He's only the paper's third top editor since 1968, when the legendary Ben Bradlee
took over. Weymouth, 42, is a fourth generation Graham family member running the paper, while Brauchli is the first outsider to edit it since her great-grandfather bought it out of bankruptcy in 1933. Brauchli's hire may very well signal a shift away from the local strategy pursued by Downie ...
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