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Oreskes Named Managing Editor for U.S. News At A.P.

Michael Oreskes, executive editor of the International Herald Tribune in Paris and the former Washington bureau chief for the New York Times (1997-2001), has been named the AP Managing Editor for U.S. News.

“In the newly expanded position, Oreskes will oversee all U.S. news from The Associated Press, from state bureaus to national political coverage, for both U.S. and world audiences,” said the release.

Oreskes is 53 and has served as executive editor of the International Herald Tribune since 2005. Previously, he was deputy managing editor of The New York Times, supervising television and Internet content. …

“Oreskes will oversee the work of AP’s bureaus in the 50 states, which will be reporting up to him through four regional operations being created in 2008 and 2009,” says the release. “He’ll also supervise the work of the Washington bureau, the news service’s largest domestic bureau, and AP’s national feature, beat and investigative reporters.”

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