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AP names Verdin democracy editor

June 21, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Tom Verdin

The Associated Press has appointed Tom Verdin democracy editor to oversee coverage of challenges to democracy, voting rights, election processes and related areas.

Verdin is a 20-year veteran of the Associated Press, having held various roles, including Southern California news editor, editor/reporter, Sacramento bureau chief and national editor – State government team.

He formerly reported and edited at Gannett papers in Michigan and California.

Verdin holds a bachelor’s degree from Humboldt State University and a master’s degree from California State University-Dominguez Hills.

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