Wu appointed video producer at Politico

Meiying Wu has joined Politico as a video producer to work on Politico’s new Snapchat Discover show. Previously, Wu interned at the Los Angeles Times and the Investigative Reporting Program. She contributed to the New York Times as a participant in the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism’s partnerships, and interned at the Idado Statesman. […]

Levin-Manning named director of DEI at Politico

Traci Schweikert, chief talent officer at Politico, sent out the following note to staff: Dear POLITICOs, I am delighted to announce that Joe Levin-Manning (he/him/his) is joining POLITICO today as a Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).  Joe will oversee the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and engagement for POLITICO.  In his role, Joe will partner with […]

Morning Brew hires Eisenberg to launch health care newsletter

Morning Brew has hired Politico reporter Amanda Eisenberg to launch a health care newsletter this fall. She has been covering health care policy in New York for Politico since 2018. Eisenberg previously was an associate editor of Employee Benefit News, a Source Media publication. Prior to joining Employee Benefit News in 2016, Eisenberg completed the Dow Jones News […]

Washington Post taps Herszenhorn as Russia and Eastern Europe editor

  David M. Herszenhorn will join The Washington Post as Russia and Eastern Europe editor, based in Brussels. Herszenhorn will take full responsibility starting August 29. Recently, he served as chief Brussels correspondent at Politico and previously was at The New York Times, where he worked as a reporter on the metropolitan desk, congressional correspondent, […]

Yurk departs Politico for CQ Roll Call

Valerie Yurk has joined CQ Roll Call as an energy and environment reporter. Recently, Yurk was a legislative reporter at Politico. Before that, she was a reporting fellow at E&E News and contributed to Planet Forward. She interned at The Guardian and National Press Foundation. Yurk has a B.A. in journalism and mass communications from […]

Politico names DeBonis editor of Playbook

Washington Post veteran journalist Mike DeBonis will join Politico as editor of Playbook. DeBonis joined the Post in 2010 as a local politics reporter and recently served as a congressional and national politics reporter. He also wrote a daily tipsheet, blog and weekly analysis column for the Post. Prior to that, he worked as a […]

Texas Tribune hires Choi to be Washington correspondent

Matthew Choi, energy reporter and author of Morning Energy newsletter at Politico, has been hired by the Texas Tribune to be its Washington correspondent. He starts this week. Choi joined Politico as an editorial intern and then served as a web producer and breaking news reporter. Previously, he was a reporting fellow at the Texas Tribune. […]

Politico cybersecurity reporter Sabin is departing

Politico reporter Sam Sabin, who wrote its Morning Cyber newsletter, is leaving for a new opportunity. In the newsletter, she wrote, “You all have been so wonderful over these last 15 months while I got my sea legs covering this wild and crazy cybersecurity world, and I couldn’t be more grateful to have been the one […]

Politico hires von Kaenel to cover California environment

Politico deputy managing editor of states coverage Ryan Hutchins sent out the following: Good morning,  We are excited to announce Camille von Kaenel as our new California environmental reporter. Camille will take on this critical beat as the state grapples with a yearslong drought and braces for yet another intense wildfire season.   Camille joins us from nonprofit newsroom inewsource, where […]

Politico seeks a cybersecurity reporter

POLITICO is seeking a smart, aggressive reporter to cover cybersecurity, including stories related to national security, elections, business and privacy as well as developments in the executive branch, the courts and Congress. The ideal candidate possesses a passion for politics, a thirst for breaking scoops, strong writing skills and comfort with serving as a thought […]