This is only the first of its kind that we’ve seen, but WaPo may be turning over a new leaf (as pictured here) in their internal memos — in that maybe they will now be readable and remotely interesting. The news today is that Ted Mellnik, a “seasoned” computer-assisted reporting specialist, is joining the Graphics Department.

They weren’t kidding about “seasoned”: He has 30 years experience at the Charlotte Observer. Also, if you want to know anything on kayaking, sailing or soccer, he’s your guy.

See the memo…

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