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NYTimes’ Trip Gabriel to Political Team, Jennifer Steinhauer Named Mid-Atlantic Bureau Chief

New-York-Times-LogoThe New York Times’ Washington bureau chief and political editor Carolyn Ryan and national editor Alison Mitchell announced to staff today that national correspondent for the Mid-Atlantic region Trip Gabriel will join the outlet’s political team and that Jennifer Steinhauer has been promoted to Mid-Atlantic bureau chief.

“What Trip loves, more than anything, is politics. And he writes about it beautifully, from Eric Cantor’s collapse to Governor McDonnell’s family bribery scandal,” wrote Ryan and Mitchell in an email to staff. “That’s why we are delighted that Trip is joining the political team, which was his home during the 2012 presidential cycle and will be again for 2016. We will turn to Trip as the race for the White House gets underway.”

Steinhauer has covered Congress for the Times for the past four years, and prior to that served as its Los Angeles bureau chief.

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15 New Hires and Promotions at CQ Roll Call

CQ Roll Call today announced the promotion of Megan Sowder-Staley to VP for product strategy, as well as more than a dozen newsroom hires and promotions.

New hires include Todd Ruger as a legal affairs writer, Rachel Oswald as a defense reporter, Gillian Roberts as a breaking news editor, Jennifer Koons as deputy policy editor, Bridget Bowman as campus reporter, Chris Williams as a multimedia and online developer, and Daniel Bloom as an energy analyst for the CQ legal and regulatory team.

Promotions include Connor O’Brien as a defense policy reporter, Jamisha Ford as CQ Now special products editor, Hannah Hess to the leadership team, Noella Kertes as editor of BillTrack, Elham Khatami as editor of CQ Schedules and the Roll Call Daybook, Charlene Carter as a deputy editor for CQ Now, and Clayton Hanson as assistant managing editor of Legislative Information.

Several Promotions at the NBC News Washington Bureau

NBC_ArtNBC News Washington bureau chief Ken Strickland and deputy bureau chief Meaghan Rady sent a note staff announcing several promotions.

They include Kristin Donnelly to the White House producing team, working with Chris Jansing, whom she worked with on “Jansing & Co.;” Frank Thorp V as Senate producer and off-air reporter; Alex Moe as House of Representatives producer; and Abigail Williams to the State Department beat.

Strickland and Rady’s memo to staff after the jump. Read more

Dana Liebelson to Join The Huffington Post’s Washington Bureau

The Huffington Post’s politics managing editor Amanda Terkel today announced to staff in a memo that Dana Liebelson will join the bureau in October to cover tech policy and politics.

“Many of you are likely familiar with her work for Mother Jones and Marie Claire, where she has covered everything from politics to tech policy to sweatshops and human rights,” wrote Terkel. “She has written on the intersection of tech and privacy, the exploitation of girls in India’s clothing industry, investigated how major tech companies and the government use artificial intelligence to understand Americans’ data.”

 

National Journal’s Marin Cogan Named Contributing Editor of New York Magazine

National Journal writer-at-large Marin Cogan is headed to New York magazine as a contributing editor, as first reported by POLITICO’s Hadas Gold. There she’ll report on politics, policy, and political culture, both in print and online.

Prior to NJ, Cogan wrote for GQ and POLITICO. She starts October 6.

She hilariously tweeted thanks after POLITICO reported her move.

 

WaPo’s Nia-Malika Henderson to Join ‘The Fix’ Vertical

WaPo's Nia-Malika Henderson

The Washington Post on Friday announced that Nia-Malika Henderson will today join its “The Fix” vertical to cover “the intersection of politics with culture, demography and emerging sources of power.” She is also a regular contributor to NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Henderson joined the Post in 2010 from POLITICO, where she covered the White House, and prior to that was with Newsday.

TIME Announces 3 New Hires, 2 Promotions

time-magazine-logoTIME magazine managing editor Nancy Gibbs and digital managing editor Edward Felsenthal issued a memo to staff Thursday morning announcing three new hires and two promotions.

Alice Gabriner returns to TIME from National Geographic where she’ll serve as international photo editor. She left the magazine in 2009 to become the director of photography at the White House. Prevention’s Mandy Oaklander joins the magazine as a writer and editor for its health team. And recent Yale grad Jack Linshi will serve as a breaking news reporter and homepage editor.

In terms of promotions, Lily Rothman has been named archive editor and Reno Ong will be the audience engagement and homepage editor, based in Hong Kong.

Sheena Arora Named SVP of Innovation and Digital Strategy at Revolution Agency

Sheena_AroraAdvocacy firm Revolution Agency yesterday announced the promotion of Sheena Arora to lead its digital practice as senior vice president of innovation and digital strategy. Arora has been with the firm since 2012 and prior to that offered communications strategy to Wal-Mart, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The ONE Campaign and was a congressional aide to then-Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL)

Revolution Agency’s client list includes the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Council of Life Insurers, HP, and Facebook.

Congrats to Sheena!

Defense One Hires FP’s Gordon Lubold, Defense News’ Marcus Weisgerber

PrintDefense One executive editor Kevin Baron today announced the hires of Gordon Lubold and Marcus Weisgerber.

Lubold joins from Foreign Policy, where he launched it’s daily newsletter “Situation Report.” He also did the same for POLITICO with its Morning Defense tip sheet. Now with Defense One, he’ll be at it again, helping to launch its own daily newsletter.

“Gordon is an insatiable reporter with more energy and enthusiasm for national security journalism than anyone I know,” said Baron. “He’s connected and respected among the military and national security community in a way that is unmatched among his peers.

Weisgerber joins the Atlantic Media property from Defense News, where he served as a Pentagon correspondent and covered the U.S. military through a policy, acquisition, and budget lens.

“Marcus has a true talent for shining a light on the big picture trends and tensions between government and industry leaders, and the pivot to the global marketplace of a multibillion dollar arms industry supplying global conflicts,” added Baron. “Marcus has the unique experience and foresight to report on where industry is heading and why. And I expect him to pull no punches.”

Two More POLITICOs Join CNN Politics Digital

cnndigital‘Three reporters in the same day? Really?’ is probably what’s being thought right now by someone at POLITICO.

Earlier today we wrote about POLITICO Pro trade reporter Eric Bradner joining CNN Politics Digital as a reporter for its breaking news team. Well just hours later, HuffPost’s Michael Calderone reports two more POLITICO-ers are set to join CNN.

Steven Sloan has been named assistant managing editor for enterprise reporting for CNN Politics Digital while Jedd Rosche was named breaking news editor. Sloan served as POLITICO’s Congress editor and Rosche was the outlet’s deputy breaking news editor.

Sloan and Rosche, in addition to Bradner, join CNN executive director of Politics Digital Rachel Smolkin, who was – in July – also hired from POLITICO.

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