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The Chronicle Gets BGov’s Dan Parks

The Chronicle of Philanthropy announced today the appointment of Dan Parks to the newly created role of Managing Editor. Parks most recently served as managing editor at Bloomberg Government. He has also worked in editing roles at Roll Call and Congressional Quarterly. 

This makes the second high profile editor to leave the Bloomberg world in as many days. Yesterday, CQ Roll Call announced that they had hired Bloomberg News’ David Ellis -who had previously served as editor-at-large of their Washington bureau.

Parks will assume his role at The Chronicle of Philanthropy on Monday, March 17.

Bloomberg Poaches Another from CQ-Roll Call

Earlier today we reported that Roll Call‘s Dan Parks was leaving the newsgroup for a job with Bloomberg – now we’ve learned that he’s not alone.  After nearly 11 years with CQ, Kimberly Hallock is departing for an online editor role with Bloomberg News. John Dineen announced Hallock’s exit late Friday evening saying,   “Kimberly’s dedication to excellence and tireless work ethic will be missed by all of her colleagues.”

Over the course of her time with CQ, Hallock served as  CQ.com deputy editor, CQ.com deputy managing editor and most recently, managing editor for Legislative Information.  Memo announcing her new gig after the jump.

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CQ-Roll Call’s Parks to Bloomberg

Dan Parks has taken a new job with Bloomberg News, according to a memo from CQ-Roll Call’s Mike Mills.  Parks, who joined CQ in 1999, held a variety of positions including assistant managing editor and managing editor of CQ Today before transitioning to the Roll Call newsroom last year.  Prior to CQ, Dan worked for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

In the email announcing the departure, Mills called Parks “ a standard-bearer for quality in the newsroom, with a knack for spotting the right angle, detail or insight that would make legislative actions easier to understand.” 

 Memo from Mills after the jump. 

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Changes at Roll Call: Kurtz, Parks, Smith and Savener Upped!

In a memo to staff, Roll Call Editor Charlie Mitchell announced changes to the paper’s editorial structure that will “enhance the editors’ ability to guide the news team, improve the editorial work flow and recognize the outstanding contributions of several key players.”

According to the memo, Dan Parks has been named Managing Editor (News) and Josh Kurtz has been promoted to Managing Editor (Operations). Deputy Copy Chief, Matt Savener will become Roll Call‘s new Copy Chief and Katie Smith is assuming the title Deputy Managing Editor.

The full memo after the jump.

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The New Structure at CQ-Roll Call

FishbowlDC obtained a copy of Mike Mills‘ email to staff outlining the new structure of the organization. One huge move, Roll Call‘s David Meyers is moving to CQ. See below:

The biggest changes at Roll Call involve the eventual merging of the Politics section with CQ’s political coverage (more on that below), as well as two important editor moves between Roll Call and CQ. Roll Call Managing Editor David Meyers is moving to CQ, where he will be in charge of all publications pertaining to members of Congress (this includes the biennial CQ book “Politics in America,” the CQ.com members database, Capitol Advantage’s “Congress at Your Fingertips” and other member and staff-related research). David will report to John Dineen. Capitol Advantage’s research team, led by Tim Yoder, will move to David’s group, as will the CQ Weekly research team, headed by Nell Benton, and CQ’s Members’ team, led by Christy Lyons. Dan Parks, formerly managing editor of CQ Today, will replace David as Roll Call’s managing editor, reporting to Roll Call Editor Charlie Mitchell, bringing valuable CQ expertise into the Roll Call newsroom.

Full, VERY LONG restructure memo after the jump.

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