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Washington Post appoints Seymour its deputy ME for news operations and planning

March 2, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Liz Seymour

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The Washington Post’s executive editor Sally Buzbee:

I am happy to announce that Liz Seymour will become deputy managing editor for news operations and planning. Liz will be charged with ensuring the smooth, efficient, creative and forward-thinking functioning of our newsroom as we continue to grow and innovate, working closely with me and the rest of the news leadership team on budgeting, newsroom standards, personnel and administrative issues.

Liz, who joined The Post in 1999, will be a liaison between News and many other parts of The Post, including our colleagues in Finance, Human Resources, Legal and Security.

Liz joined The Post as a reporter in the Loudoun County bureau, later moving to Fairfax. She spent five years in Metro before moving to the Home section as deputy editor. She was the founding editor of Local Living and for nearly two years ran Local Living and Weekend. She has also worked at the Los Angeles Times and the Detroit News and began her career as a reporter at the Torrington Register Citizen in Connecticut.

Please join me in congratulating Liz and welcoming her to this new role.

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