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NPR’s New Hire Prompts D.C. Homecoming

Jeffrey Katz, NPR’s deputy managing editor, Digital News, announces the hire of Corey Dade as a new Digital News correspondent.

Dade, a Washingtonian, and no stranger to journalism, most recently worked at the WSJ‘s Atlanta bureau. Before that: The Miami Herald, Detroit Free Press, Boston Globe and Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

NPR plans to have Dade zone in on a “myriad” of topics that include: Race, diversity, immigration and sports.

Dade begins Sept. 7.

Internal memo after the jump…

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Halloran Leaves US News For NPR

US News’ Liz Halloran is leaving US News (where she was senior editor) for NPR, FishbowlDC has learned. She heads over there on December 1, as their Washington Correspondent for the digital news division.

You’ll recall that NPR recently hired a managing editor several months ago — longtime CBS reporter & producer Dick Meyer. He and digital news editor Jeffrey Katz are starting to put a reporting staff together. They’ve hired Linton Weeks, former Washington Post reporter, and now Liz, and more to come. NPR hopes to bulk up its online news offering (hence the recent hiring of their new CEO, Vivian Schiller, who came from NYTimes.com).