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New York Times Makes Changes in Europe

A slew of changes to some New York Times foreign desks has been announced. Pay attention now, because there are quite a few. Below are the highlights, followed by a massive Times memo that gives more details.

  • Steve Erlanger is succeeding John Burns as London bureau chief. Burns will remain chief foreign correspondent, but move on to sports coverage.
  • Alissa Rubin is departing as Kabul bureau chief to take over as Paris bureau chief. Rod Nordland will succeed her in Afghanistan.
  • Rachel Donadio is departing her role as Rome bureau chief. The Times hasn’t indicated what she’s doing next yet. Jim Yardley is replacing her.
  • Alison Smale is succeeding Nick Kulish as Berlin bureau chief. Kulish is moving on to East Africa, where he’ll cover for Jeffrey Gettleman, who is on book leave. 

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New York Times Names New Berlin Bureau Chief, Europe Editor

The New York Times has named Alison Smale its new Berlin bureau chief and Dick Stevenson its Europe editor.

Smale has been with the Times since 1998. She most recently served as executive editor of the International Herald Tribune (which is now called the International New York Times).

Stevenson has been with the Times since 1985. He most recently served as the paper’s chief Washington correspondent. In his new role he will oversee all European news for every edition of the Times.

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