The Huffington Post is continuing its post-merger hiring spree. Six new staffers were announced today, including poaches from a couple of LA-based publications. Reason’s Radley Balko has been named the site’s criminal justice reporter while Good’s Amanda Millner-Fairbanks has been hired to cover the education beat. Other key hires include the New York TimesMaura Egan and the Miami Herald‘s Jaweed Kaleem.

Press release after the jump.

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