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The Fiscal Times Chooses New Senior Washington Correspondent

Merrill Goozner, an award-winning journalist, is joining New York-based The Fiscal Times full time as senior Washington correspondent.  Goozner replaces Edmund Andrews, who is headed to the National Journal.

Goozner, as a freelancer, has written extensively about health care policy for The Fiscal Times since the digital publication launched in March.

His focus will shift to reporting and writing on a broad range of economic, budget, and tax policy issues.

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Edmund Andrews Joins National Journal Group

National Journal Group has hired Edmund Andrews as managing editor for economics, taxes, and budget.

Andrews had a distinguished career at The New York Times, serving from 1992 to 2009 as an economic correspondent. He is currently senior Washington correspondent for the Fiscal Times

“Ed Andrews has distinguished himself with a unique talent for injecting insight and clarity into the murkiest of economic waters,” said National Journal Group editor-in-chief Ron Fournier. “As we go through historic economic changes, Ed’s abilities and experience will be critical to both our financial reporting team and to our audience.”

While at The New York Times, Andrews covered some of the events that shaped the past two decades: emergence of capitalism in central Europe and Russia, the dot-come bubble and burst, and the mortgage meltdown.

In 2009, Andrews used that insight to author Busted: Life Inside the Great Mortgage Meltdown.

In addition to his current work for the Fiscal Times, Andrews is a senior adviser to the Georgetown University Center for Financial Institutions, Policy and Governance.

D-Day At NYT, More Info Emerges On Buyouts

nyt logo.jpgToday is the deadline for New York Times staffers to accept or reject the buyout offers that went out in October. We’ve been keeping our ear to the ground for information about who has agreed to take the buyouts, just as last Friday executive editor Bill Keller asked staffers in a memo to reconsider the offers in order to avoid more layoffs at the company later this month. The paper has to cut about 100 staffers before the end of the year, but Keller said in the memo he was “almost certain the number [of buyouts] will fall short of the 100 we need.”

There’s already news surfacing about those who have agreed to take buyouts. Politico‘s Michael Calderone says at least five D.C. reporters will be leaving the paper, Neil Lewis, Stephen Labaton, David Johnston, David Stout and, newly reported today, Edmund Andrews.

The New York Post‘s Keith Kelly also said veteran business reporter Geraldine Fabrikant and metro reporter Ralph Blumenthal would be among those taking the buyout. Today, The Business Insider reported that Louis Uchitelle, Alex Berenson and Jonathan Glater would also be leaving the Times.

Gawker has a longer, unconfirmed list here.

Know anyone we missed? Send us an email or leave a tip in the anonymous tip box at right.

The New York Times Buyout List –Gawker

Here Are The Four New York Times Biz Reporters Taking The Buyout Deal –The Business Insider

Previously: New York Times Staff Cuts May Come As Early As Next Week