Pat Garofalo, most recently the Economics Editor at Think Progress, is joining U.S. News & World Report‘s opinion section as Assistant Editor. As you can see, Garofalo has a seriously spectacular head of hair. His aunt is none other than Janeane Garofalo, the actress, comedian and liberal activist.

Tierney Sneed, who has been Associate Editor of Opinion for the past year, will transition to the news team to cover arts and culture.

See the internal memo sent to staff from Robert Schlesinger, Managing Editor, Opinion. Read more