WaPo welcomes back Barkley as Opinions audience strategy editor

Lillian Barkley will rejoin The Washington Post as Opinions audience strategy editor. She will join from Grid, where she joined in January 2022 as a copy editor. Previously, Barkley worked at The Washington Post from June 2019 to October 2021, holding the posts of multiplatform editing intern for editorial and multiplatform editor. She was a […]

Levitan departs Grid for The Messenger

Dave Levitan has joined The Messenger as a climate reporter. Recently, he held the same post at Grid. Levitan has also been working freelance for more than 18 years with his work appearing in The Washington Post, Wired, Scientific American, The Daily Beast, Slate and Gizmodo. He also worked as a science writer at Factcheck.org […]

Tatum joins The Messenger as political reporter

Sophie Tatum, politics reporter at Grid, has left and joined The Messenger in the same role. She will cover all things politics, with a focus on U.S. House and Senate races. Previously, she worked as a reporter and producer at ABC News. She covered federal agencies, including Education Department, Health and Human Services and the […]

Zeitlin swaps Grid for The Messenger

Matthew Zeitlin, a domestic economics reporter at Grid, has joined The Messenger as a reporter. Zeitlin freelanced for Vox, The Nation, n + 1, Barron’s, Business Insider and One Zero. He was a news blogger at Slate and a business reporter at BuzzFeed News. He also worked as a business reporter at Newsweek and The […]

The Messenger hires Reilly as investigative reporter

Steve Reilly has joined The Messenger as an investigative reporter. Recently, he held the same post at Grid. Before joining Grid in October 2021, Reilly was an investigative reporter at The Washington Post, a post he also held at USA Today. He worked at Gannett | USA Today Network as a reporter for The Press […]

Deen joins The Messenger as data visualization reporter

The Messenger has tapped Anna Deen to serve as a data visualization reporter. Recently, she held the same post at Grid, where she pitched and reported data-driven stories. Deen freelanced for Grid, Outside Magazine, Grist, Carolina Public Press, City Limits, and Eater NY. She interned at The Washington Monthly, Carolina Public Press, Grist and the […]

Labbate joins The Messenger as reporter

The Messenger has hired Mariana Labbate as a reporter. Recently, she was an editorial assistant at Grid. Before that, Labbate social media writer at Esquire Magazine and interned at The New York Times and The Arizona Republic via the Dow Jones News Fund. She worked as a copy editor and community reporter at Columbia Missourian […]

The Messenger hires Himmelman as misinformation reporter

Khaya Himmelman has joined The Messenger as a misinformation reporter. Recently, she worked as a reporter at Grid. Before that, Himmelman was a reporter at The Dispatch and worked as a senior editor at New York-based Props, a storytelling-as-a-service platform, as per its LinkedIn. She interned at Rolling Stone and Santa Monica Mirror, a weekly […]

The Messenger appoints Lohmeyer senior editor, politics

Suzette Lohmeyer has joined The Messenger as a senior editor for politics. In her new role, Lohmeyer will oversee a team of seven political breaking news reporters and a deputy editor covering the White House, Congress, elections, agencies and media. Recently, she was a senior editor at Grid, where she covered national news, focused on […]

Grid seeks a reporter

Grid believes that the best journalism requires collaboration across traditional beat lines and across newsroom departments. Since our recent launch, we’ve demonstrated the power of this idea, particularly in the development of our signature format, the 360. This format unpacks the big story through lenses, from geopolitics to economics and even misinformation. The goal is […]