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Posts Tagged ‘Vaughn Ververs’

Separated at Birth: Ververs and Tapscott

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Though Politico’s Vaughn Ververs and Washington Examiner’s Mark Tapscott differ in hair color, they otherwise pass the twin test.

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Vaughn Ververs Join(s/ed) Politico…

Memo announcing the Politico’s hire of former CBS-er Vaughn Ververs:

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Memo announcing the Politico’s hire of former CBS-er Vaughn Ververs:

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From: Bill Nichols
Subject: Welcome to an almost newcomer

In the grand POLITICO tradition, we have waited so long to
introduce a new staff member that they have already become such an
accepted part of the joint that they no longer seem new.

But anyway – please formally welcome Vaughn Ververs, who comes to us most recently from, where he was Senior Political Editor. Before joining CBS News as editor of the Public Eye blog, Vaughn was editor of The Hotline, where, among other accomplishments,
he survived working with one Danielle Jones.

In his POLITICO incarnation, Vaughn will be our night Web editor on Mondays and Tuesdays and will generally work with DJ throughout the week in making the web site even cooler and smarter and faster than it already is – if that is possible. Vaughn has already made progress toward one of POLITICO’s chief goals for 2009: getting DJ to walk to lunch across Wilson Blvd without staring at her Blackberry non-stop. Pedestrians throughout the area are deeply

Please welcome Vaughn, if belatedly, to the POLITICO gang.

Merry Christmas…From CBS News has let go of senior political editor Vaughn Ververs, FishbowlDC has learned. Up in New York, the news website also let go of Mike Sims (Vice President, Editorial & News, and Dan Collins (senior producer,

Ververs’ previous gigs include stints at’s “Public Eye” blog and The Hotline.

Morning Reading List, 10.07.08

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Sunday Show Preview

  • CBS’ “Face the Nation”: Senator Charles Schumer, D-New York, Judiciary Committee; Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Judiciary Committee; David Yepsen, The Des Moines Register; Vaughn Ververs, Senior Political Editor,; Jeanne Cummings,

  • CNN’s “Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer”: Mowaffak al-Rubaie, Iraqi national security adviser; Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), Senate Judiciary Committee; Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee; Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN), Foreign Relations Committee; Ed Henry, CNN White House correspondent; Suzanne Malveaux; Joe Johns, CNN correspondent; Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, U.S Army Commander, Multi-National Division Center

  • This Week: Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee John Conyers, Jr., Rep. Ron Paul and former Sen. Mike Gravel. The roundtable includes Newsweek’s Fareed Zakaria, The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel, and National Review’s Rich Lowry. Plus, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof.

  • C-SPAN’s Newsmakers: Rep. John Dingell, Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman.

  • Meet The Press: Sen. Chuck Hagel, New York Time’s David Brooks, Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, Vanity Fair National Editor Todd Purdum and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson. (Due to Wimbledon, “Meet” will air at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday.)

  • NBC’s “The Chris Matthews Show”: David Ignatius, Washington Post; Richard Stengel, TIME; Elisabeth Bumiller, New York Times; Kathleen Parker, Washington Post Writers Group. (Due to NBC’s coverage of the Wimbledon finals on Sunday morning, “The Chris Matthews Show” may be seen at an alternate time in your area.)

  • FOX News Sunday: Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Rep. Chris Cannon; Rep. Pete Hoekstra

  • Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” has Sen. John Edwards as its lead guest this weekend. Al discusses the President’s commutation of Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s sentence
    with Robert Novak and The New Republic’s Michelle Cottle. In addition to Edwards, Al discusses campaign fundraising with Bloomberg’s
    Lindsey Arent and Julianna Goldman. He discusses the Bush-Putin meeting with Ellen Pinchuk in Bloomberg’s Moscow.

  • Ververs, Chaggaris, Montopoli Make CBS Moves

    From the release:

      Veteran reporter and media writer Vaughn Ververs will move from his current post as editor of “Public Eye,”’s blog about CBS News and the media at large, to Senior Political Editor of the website. Ververs will be responsible for daily coverage and long-term planning for’s political coverage, working closely with Molly Levinson, Political Director, CBS News, and reporting to Dick Meyer, Editorial Director,

      Steve Chaggaris, who has been involved in producing political coverage for CBS News for the past seven years, has been named Deputy Political Director, CBS News. He will be involved in planning the political coverage with all CBS News broadcasts for the television side of CBS News and will report to Levinson.

      Brian Montopoli will succeed Ververs as editor of “Public Eye,” where he has been a writer and reporter since the media blog began in 2005.

      Ververs’ and Montopoli’s new appointments are effective next Monday, Jan. 15. Chaggaris will assume his new post on Feb. 1.

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