Darby was most recently assistant managing editor for The New Republic and YoungSmith was the magazine’s assistant editor.
In addition to these changes to its online and print editorial team, The New Republic has also announced its 2010-2011 class of reporter-researchers. They are as follows:
James Downie has written for Foreign Policy, Time, and Campus Progress. He graduated from Columbia, where he edited the news blog, the Bwog. He is from Washington, D.C.
Eliza Gray has written for The European Voice, NYDailyNews.com, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, and AboveTheLaw.com. She attended Harvard and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She is from Washington, D.C.
Tiffany Stanley has written for The Times-Picayune (New Orleans), USATODAY.com, Houston Chronicle, Salt Lake Tribune, Harvard, and Paste. She graduated from the University of Georgia and has an M.Div. from Harvard. She is from Lexington, South Carolina.