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15 New Hires and Promotions at CQ Roll Call

CQ Roll Call today announced the promotion of Megan Sowder-Staley to VP for product strategy, as well as more than a dozen newsroom hires and promotions.

New hires include Todd Ruger as a legal affairs writer, Rachel Oswald as a defense reporter, Gillian Roberts as a breaking news editor, Jennifer Koons as deputy policy editor, Bridget Bowman as campus reporter, Chris Williams as a multimedia and online developer, and Daniel Bloom as an energy analyst for the CQ legal and regulatory team.

Promotions include Connor O’Brien as a defense policy reporter, Jamisha Ford as CQ Now special products editor, Hannah Hess to the leadership team, Noella Kertes as editor of BillTrack, Elham Khatami as editor of CQ Schedules and the Roll Call Daybook, Charlene Carter as a deputy editor for CQ Now, and Clayton Hanson as assistant managing editor of Legislative Information.

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Quotes of the Day

“Sunset over BloomingdaleDC” by Tracy Wahl, Supervising Producer at National Public Radio’s Morning Edition.

BuzzFeed bureau chief gives D.C. tavern a big thumbs down

“If you can’t clean your damn collards and put a lil swine in em, WHY TRY YOU DUMB YANKEE?? #fallofshawstavern,” wrote John Stanton. “Also I have some sharp ass teeth. If its hard for me to eat your damn ribs YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG, Shaw’s Tavern ‘Chef.’”

Post respiratory failure diet

“Pizza for dinner, cupcakes for dessert, washed down w a Super Big Gulp. Sounds like a lonely single guy’s political statement.” – Breitbart.com‘s Dan Riehl‘s riehlly stupid diet.

Wife orders editor to Target at 5:30 a.m.

“Dispatched by bride to Target at 530a to get in line for lad’s Xmas present. Second person just showed up. #merryxmas.” — National Journal Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier. When asked by U.S. News & World Report‘s Robert Schlesinger what the present was, he replied, “The new Wii system. I’m just following orders.”

This 4-year-old wants your job 

“My 4-year-old daughter to me: ‘Dad, I want to be a blogger.’ #changingtimes” — Political writer and jazz pianist Peter Daou.

And this father is in big trouble… “Bad dad forgets ballet slippers <shame>” — WTOP’s Neal Augenstein.

Journo bugged by building noise

“My weekends are now filled with the noise of construction on the apartment below. There oughta be a law.” — Kelly Jane Torrance, writer.

Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.

A mean Helen Thomas joke and a journo spends part of weekend in ER…

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CQ Roll Call Promotes From Within

CQ Roll Call is promoting Bill Track Editor Megan Sowder-Staley to the Editorial Operations Team. She’ll be responsible for CQ MoneyLine. One of her attributes: “Endless hours on the job.” Heads up: They’re searching for her replacement as we speak.

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Peake and Skotzko Join CQ‘s BillTrack Team

In an email to staff this evening, CQ‘s John Dineen announced changes to the BillTrack team: Dan Peake has been named a deputy editor and Stacey Skotzko from Vantage Point will take the spot left by Ben Weyl who joined the Legislative Action team.

See Dineen’s full memo after the jump.

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