Politico's Rachel Van Dongen leaves for The Washington Post

Politico deputy managing editor Rachel Van Dongen is leaving for The Washington Post, where she'll "lead a new initiative for the National desk," The Washington Post announced Thursday. Van Dongen left the Post to join Politico in 2011 as the news organization was staffing up to cover the 2012 campaign. At Politico, Van Dongen coordinated coverage for some … Read More

Which news organizations let their reporters swear?

NPR standards editor Mark Memmott issued a terse reminder this morning — packaged with a wry headline — to bleep out swear words in their entirety: If a word needs to be bleeped, no part of it should be heard. We don’t try to give listeners a hint by including a bit of the word’s start or end. The post, … Read More

Career Beat: Teri Hayt named executive director at ASNE

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Dashiell Bennett will be news editor at Bloomberg Markets. Previously, he was news editor at The Atlantic. (@TheStalwart) Kate Bennett will be a gossip columnist at Politico. She is fashion editor at Washingtonian. (Email) Teri Hayt will be executive director of the American Society of News Editors. She … Read More

Career Beat: Dorie Greenspan named food columnist at The Washington Post

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Dorie Greenspan is now a food columnist for The Washington Post. She is the author of 11 cookbooks. (Washington Post) Hilary Krieger will be enterprise editor for CNN Politics Digital. Previously, she was deputy White House editor for Politico. Daniella Diaz will join the digital production team at … Read More

Charlie Mahtesian named senior politics editor at Politico

Charlie Mahtesian, currently politics editor at NPR, is rejoining Politico as the outlet's senior politics editor, according to a Friday morning staff memo from Politico editor Susan Glasser. At Politico, Mahtesian will be responsible for supervising Politico's coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign and help lead the outlet's editorial team. Mahtesian was previously national politics editor at Politico before … Read More

Career Beat: 'Reveal' co-founder joins audio tour startup

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Ben Adair is now head of content at Detour. Previously, he co-founded "Reveal." (Medium) Tim Tunison is now news director for WBAL in Baltimore. Previously, he was assistant news director there. Bill Cummings is now news director for KFSM in Fort Smith. Previously, he was news director for … Read More

Career Beat: Julia Ioffe joins The New York Times Magazine

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Julia Ioffe will be a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine. Previously, she was a senior editor of The New Republic. Jaime Fuller is joining New York magazine. She writes for The Fix blog at The Washington Post. Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig will be a staff writer at … Read More

Garrett Graff named editor of Politico Mag

Garrett Graff, the former editor-in-chief of Washingtonian magazine, will be editor of Politico Magazine, Politico editor Susan Glasser announced in a staff memo Thursday. Graff, who succeeded Glasser as acting editor when she became editor in September, will expand the magazine by bringing "regular new voices" to its pages, Glasser writes. Graff joined Politico Magazine as a senior … Read More