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Jed Hartman Leaves Time Inc. for WaPo

bio-hartmanThe Washington Post has named Time Inc. veteran Jed Hartman its new chief revenue officer. Hartman had most recently served as Time Inc.’s group publisher of news and business brands, which includes Time, Fortune, Money and their respective sites.

Hartman had previously served at Time Inc. — from 2001 to 2007 — as account manager for Fortune and then sales director for the Fortune/Money group. After leaving Time Inc. he was publisher of The Week. He returned to Time Inc. in 2010.

Hartman will report to Stephen Hills, WaPo’s president. He starts December 15.

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Jeff Bezos to Buy Washington Post for $250 Million

The Washington Post Company has signed a contract to sell The Washington Post and other papers to Jeff Bezos for $250 million. This is Bezo’s buy alone, it has no ties to Amazon.com Inc., which Bezos founded and remains CEO.

The deal includes the Post, the Express News, the Gazette Newspapers, Southern Maryland Newspapers, Fairfax County Times, El Tiempo Latino and Greater Washington Publishing. Washington Post Company will retain Slate, TheRoot and Foreign Policy. 

Katharine Weymouth (CEO and publisher); Stephen Hills (president and general manager); Martin Baron (executive editor); and Fred Hiatt (editorial page editor) will continue in their roles at the Post.