robertoQuartz’s Roberto Ferdman has been picked up by Wonkblog as a staff writer. In an announcement today,┬áthe Washington Post said Ferdman, who had been based in New York, would move down in June. While at Quartz, Ferdman covered an eclectic array of topics (dog food, most recently), and will do so again in his capacity at Wonkblog. His beat there will include consumer business,┬áthe economics of food, Latin American development and immigration. His first day at WaPo will be June 9th.