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Dick Stevenson Named New York Times’ Political Editor

Dick Stevenson has been named Political Editor, a new desk at The New York Times. According to Politico, Stevenson will divide his time between D.C. and here. Here’s a snippet of the memo sent out to Times staffers:

As head of a newly formed Political Desk, Dick will be focused entirely on our campaign coverage. He will have two deputies, Gerry Mullany and Paul Volpe. In addition to overseeing the full-time political reporters and editors, Dick will be something of a collaborator-in-chief, closely coordinating with the Washington Bureau and other desks involved in political coverage.

Stevenson will report to Jill Abramson, Dean Baquet and John Geddes.

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NYT Night Rewrite Desk Becomes Part Of Web Newsroom

 times logos.pngIn a move that shows the increasing importance of the Web as a source of news for readers, The New York Times said today that it’s night rewrite team would be moved off the Metro desk to become part of the Web newsroom and the Continuous News Desk.

Nieman Journalism Lab
has the memo sent today by Digital News Editor Jim Roberts and Deputy Political Editor Gerry Mullany announcing the change.

The transition of the Times Continuous News Desk will be led by Anahad O’Connor, Derrick Henry and Sarah Wheaton — “One of them will be on duty each night of the week,” the memo promises.

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