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Washington Post names Clarke editor of 202 Franchise

March 11, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Dave Clarke

Dave Clarke has been appointed editor of The Washington Post’s 202 Franchise, which provides news and analysis for Washington on Capitol Hill.

In his new role, Clarke will oversee a team that produces six daily newsletters and collaborate with groups crucial to the newsletters’ growth and success. Recently, he held the post of Congress editor. He joined in 2015 as deputy editor of PowerPost, and was later promoted to the post of White House editor.

Before that, he was a financial editor at Politico. He has also reported for Reuters and GQ.

Clarke is a Northwestern University graduate.

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