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Burson-Marsteller Hires Veteran D.C. Reporter John Mercurio

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Burson-Marsteller has hired John Mercurio, executive editor at the National Journal’s Hotline, as a director in the agency’s media practice.

In another sign that “content creation” continues to be one of the big trends in the PR industry, see Burson vice president Josh Gottheimer‘s quote in the release:

John’s political expertise and judgment will add even more depth to our newsroom.

Mercurio has previously served as political editor at CNN and campaign reporter at Roll Call.

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