This afternoon, Atlantic Media has announced the hire of Michael Grass as senior editor of its state and local brand – Government Executive. Well known in DC as a founding co-editor of DCist.com, Grass was most recently with The Huffington Post where he covered local DC, Maryland, and Virginia news. Prior to that, he was an editor at the Washington City Paper, managing editor of the New York Observer’s Politicker.com, and local editor of the Washington Post Express.
EVP and editor-in-chief of Government Executive Media Group Tom Shoop said of Grass, “His pedigree in digital journalism and passion for state and local issues makes him the perfect person to launch our state and local coverage.”
Set to launch Summer 2014, the state and local initiative will be in digital and for mobile and incorporate events.
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