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Posts Tagged ‘Mark Memmott’

USA Today May Lose Both Lead Economic Reporters In One Week

FBDC has learned USA Today economic reporter Barbara Hagenbaugh is leaving the paper and colleague Sue Kirchhoff is expected to also leave next week. This will leave the paper without its economics reporting team for the Money Section, according to Gannett Blog.

These two departures follow a recent trend at the paper. Blogger Mark Memmott left for NPR last week and politics reporter Jill Lawrence‘s last day is today.

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NPR Snags Another From USA Today

Mark Memmott is leaving USA Today for NPR, where he’ll launch a news blog with Frank James, who also just joined NPR from the Chicago Tribune.

You’d remember former USA Today Executive Editor Kinsey Wilson went to NPR a few months ago.

Memmott had been with Gannett since 1979 and shares his thank yous to friends and colleagues on his blog here.