ABCN_2.23.jpgABC News has hired Michael Falcone as deputy political director and author of “The Note” and Zachary Wolf as deputy political director and digital political editor.

Falcone comes to ABC News from The Huffington Post, where he served as political editor, Wolf had been a US Senate producer for ABC News.

In a note to staffers, ABC News political director Amy Walter praised Falcone’s web-savviness:

Not only has Michael established himself as a talented political journalist, but he’s been in the vanguard of a new generation of “plugged-in” reporters. He doesn’t just “get” the importance of the Internet, he’s spent most of his career as a web-based journalist.

Her full memo is after the jump.

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