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Jon Dube Named GM of News and Info At AOL

According to a report on Business Insider, Jon Dube has been tapped to lead AOL’s journalism team as new senior VP and GM of AOL News & Information.  The news of Dube’s hiring came courtesy of a tweet from AOL’s Seed.com programming director, Saul Hansell.  Hansell, who used to serve as a reporter at The New York Times, didn’t spare much of the 140-character limit with the following tweet:

“Super excited: Jon Dube (@cyberjournalist), formerly head of ABCNews.com, will now be GM of AOL News.”

Dube took a more formal approach in expressing his enthusiasm for his new role:

“I believe AOL is better positioned than any other company today to marry innovative technology with high-quality original journalism in a way that creates the best online experience imaginable.”

Prior to joining AOL, Dube was VP of ABCNews.com.  He will report in to David Eun, president of AOL Media & Studios.

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