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WaPoCo Additions And Departures: Lally Weymouth, Ceci Connoly, James Ledbetter

The Washington Post Company has had an eventful day. To wit:

Reuters has hired former The Big Money editor in chief James Ledbetter to edit Reuters’ website and supervise 2,800 journalists across the globe. (paidContent) The Big Money was, til it folded two months ago, part of the Slate group, which is, of course, part of Washington Post Company.

Post National desk writer Ceci Connolly is leaving for a consulting gig with McKinsey & Company’s new Center for US Health System Reform and its global Health Systems Institute. (FishbowlDC)

Lally Weymouth
, the daughter of Katharine Graham and mother of Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth (and sister of Washington Post Company CEO Don Graham), is leaving Newsweek, where she was a special diplomatic correspondent, to rejoin the Post fold. She’ll be a senior associate editor at the paper. (Yahoo!)

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What (Some) Media Folk Make

The Washington Post collected the salaries of 100 Washingtonians to commemorate Labor Day. On the list are a variety of professions, from garbage collector to panhandler to Abraham Lincoln impersonator, but what we really want to know: How much do DC’s media folk make?


Scott Simon
, whose voice is familiar to NPR listeners everywhere, takes home just over $300k.

Don Graham, president and CEO of The Washington Post Company, earns $811,960, and an intern at the Post, James Hohmann, earns $44,167.50.

Zack Rosen, editor-in-chief of The New Gay, takes home $36,000.

A writer for National Archives’ Prologue magazine, Rob Crotty, earns $57,000.

Obama’s speechwriter Jon Favreau takes home $172,000.

Happy Labor Day!