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Politico’s Pia Catton to WSJ and Big Apple

Pia_Catton.jpg Pia Catton, features editor at Politico, is moving back to Manhattan to be the head arts and leisure reporter for the WSJ. Catton has been with Politico since June 2009.

“I’m extremely grateful to Politico for showing me what speed and tenacity really mean,” she told FishbowlDC. “To apply that to the art world – and to do so with the Wall Street Journal’s metro team – is the opportunity of a lifetime. ”

Catton, who lived in NYC for 11 years, is excited for her return to the bigger city. She told FishbowlDC that she’s such a New Yorker that when she came to Washington she formed a New Yorker’s support group that held two meetings at the Russia House.

Previously, she worked for the New York Sun and the NYP and got her start at The Weekly Standard.

In other Catton news, she’s got a “killer” D.C. apartment that she needs to get off her hands.

THE DESCRIPTION: West End – Sunny, west-facing 1 bedroom on top floor with the works: enclosed balcony, washer/dryer, four closets, huge kitchen, free indoor pool and gym, parking space to rent. Blue Duck and west end bistro are your neighborhood eats. 5 min walk to dupont 8 min to G-town. Under $2K. No pets and no bad credit.

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News of Pia’s departure was first reported by Michael Calderone in Politico.

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