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WaPo‘s Harlan: From Nats to Japan

Chico Harlan, WaPo‘s baseball writer is making a huge jump… to Japan. Starting in June, Harlan will replace Blaine Harden as an Asia correspondent for the paper.

WaPo memo after the jump.

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WaPo Seeks New Nats Writer

Chico Harlan is shifting gears at the Post and leaving his spot as the Nats writer up for grabs. Memo obtained by FishbowlDC below:

After two very long seasons doing an outstanding job covering the Washington Nationals, Chico Harlan is eager for a new challenge at the Post, and a well-deserved one. We do not fault Chico for having failed to bring winning baseball to the District. In fact, he now joins a long list of baseball writers who have come up short in that regard. What this means is that we are looking for a new reporter to cover the Nats. This is one of the most high profile and rewarding beats in Sports because our coverage of the city’s MLB franchise is at the center of our department’s mission. It is also a very demanding job. It involves covering upwards of 140-150 games per year, in addition to spring training and the off-season.

The beat writer is also responsible for regular posts to the Nationals Journal blog, which has a large and passionate following of baseball fans. A background in sports is not essential, though the ideal candidate would be someone who has high energy, a willingness to travel and a love for the game of baseball.

We would like to fill this position soon to give the writer time to acclimate before the start of spring training in Florida in mid-February.

If interested, contact Matt Vita, Peter Perl, or Alexa Steele by December 2.

Morning Reading List, 08.20.08

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Good morning Washington. A little college tear drops in memory of Leroi Moore.

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