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Bloomberg News Announces Promotions in DC Bureau

Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief Matthew Winkler and Senior Executive Editor Laurie Hays announced this week a series of promotions to lead its Washington bureau.

Winnie O’Kelley was named executive editor for all U.S. government, legal and regulatory stories, Craig Gordon will be managing editor for Washington news and Jonathan Allen was named Washington bureau chief. In addition, Michael Shepard and Nicholas Johnston were named new deputy managing editors, and will work together with current Deputy Managing Editor Jeanne Cummings to run the coverage.

Allen and Gordon both came to Bloomberg from Politico -Allen was Washington Bureau Chief and Gordon was Managing Editor, while O’Kelley joined Bloomberg from NYT last year.

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Rubin and Shipley Hired for “Bloomberg View”

David Shipley and James P. Rubin will join Bloomberg News as Executive Editors starting in January. The two will lead a a new Editorial Page called the Bloomberg View which will publish columns and commentary for all Bloomberg platforms.

Currently deputy editorial page editor of the New York Times, Shipley will oversee editorial issues of the U.S. and Canada. Rubin, a former U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary and husband of ABC News “This Week” host Christiane Amanpour, will maintain oversight of Central and South America, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Both will report directly to Editor in Chief Matthew Winkler.

*Note: it took a lot of self control to not a post a picture of the ladies from “The View” with this announcement.  So I placed it after the jump.

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WaPo Hooks Up With Bloomberg L.P.

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In a strange bedfellows sort of arrangement, WaPo is linking up with Bloomberg L.P. to “co-brand” an online business section. The section is called: “The Washington Post with Bloomberg Business.” Subhead: Where Washington and Business Intersect

A release says the “collaboration combines The Post’s expertise in national politics and policy with Bloomberg’s business news, data and information from around the globe.”So far reporters writing for the section include WaPo’s Ezra Klein and Michelle Singletary. Bloomberg features stories by Caroline Baum, Ann Woolner, Amity Shlaes, Victoria Chick and Ann Pettifor.

Both WaPo and Bloomberg Editors remark for the release, with WaPo’s comments preceding Bloomberg’s.

“As Washington’s leading news organization, The Post has long produced definitive, original reporting on the crucial economic-policy and regulatory issues that affect the U.S. and world markets,” said Marcus Brauchli, WaPo Executive Editor. “Partnering with Bloomberg brings together our strength in those areas with the enormous expertise of Bloomberg in market and policy news in one comprehensive online offering.”

And Bloomberg:

Matthew Winkler, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News remarked in a statement, “As Bloomberg has become the first, fastest and most factual provider of the story of money in all its forms, readers of the redesigned online business section conceived with the Washington Post can look forward to a unique blend of actionable news.”

Morning Reading List, 11.06.08

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We’ve got your morning mix of media Muesli after the jump…

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