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March 9, 2015: David Swerdlick has been named assistant editor, Outlook and PostEverything, at The Washington Post. He had been associate editor at The Root. (FishbowlDC)

November 20, 2013: Helena Andrews has been named Reliable Sources columnist at The Washington Post. She had been pop culture columnist at The Root. (FishbowlDC)

August 7, 2012: Keli Goff has been named political analyst at The Root. She had been contributing editor at Loop21.com. (release)

May 4, 2012: Brett Johnson has been named associate editor at The Root. He had been SEO copywriter consultant at Macys.com. (release)

January 12, 2012: Lauren Williams has been named deputy editor at The Root. She had been associate editor at The Root. (FishbowlDC)

January 25, 2011: Cynthia Gordy has been named Washington reporter at The Root. She had been Washington correspondent at Essence. (WebNewser)

December 1, 2009: Joel Dreyfuss has been named managing editor at The Root. He had been editor-in-chief at Red Herring, Inc. (MIJE)

September 9, 2009: Danyel Smith has been named executive editor at The Root. She had been editor-in-chief at Vibe. (NYT)

July 7, 2008: Donna Byrd has been named publisher at The Root. She had been CEO at BlackAmericaWeb.com. (release)

July 7, 2008: Omar Wasow has been named product strategist at The Root. He had been co-founder of BlackPlanet. (release)