Washington Post launches new Spanish-language op-ed page

The Washington Post today launched Post Opinión, a new page in its Global Opinions section featuring original and translated Spanish-language op-eds. Post Opinión will highlight perspectives from newsmakers and underrepresented voices from Latin America, Spain, the U.S. and beyond. “We launched the Global Opinions section three years ago to reach a wider audience beyond the United […]

Katie Shepherd joins Morning Mix at Washington Post as staff writer

Katie Shepherd is joining Morning Mix, which covers business, general news and entertainment, at the Washington Post as a staff writer.(https://www.washingtonpost.com/pr/2019/08/19/katie-shepherd-join-morning-mix-staff-writer/) Shepherd spent the last two years covering Oregon’s criminal justice system and far-right extremism in the Pacific Northwest for Willamette Week, an alt-weekly in Portland, Ore. Her reporting revealed an undisclosed inmate death in […]

Goli Sheikholeslami named new CEO of New York Public Radio

Goli Sheikholeslami announced today she is resigning as president and chief executive officer of Chicago Public Media, the nonprofit parent company of NPR news/talk WBEZ 91.5-FM and urban alternative Vocalo, to become CEO of New York Public Radio, parent company of WNYC, starting in early October. (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/14/business/media/new-york-public-radio-ceo.htm) “My move to New York is bittersweet, especially when it comes to leaving the […]

Damian Paletta named Washington Post’s new economic editor

Damian Paletta has been appointed the Washington Post’s new economic editor. Paletta joins the editing team after spending several years at The Post as one of the country’s leading writers covering the White House and economic policy. Since joining The Post in early 2017, he has broken major stories about the Trump era — government […]

Washington Post names Goldenberg its Sunday biz editor

Washington Post business editor David Cho and deputy business editor Zachary Goldfarb sent out the following announcement on Tuesday: We’re thrilled to announce that Suzanne Goldenberg will become the new Sunday Business Editor. Suzanne has spent the past 2 1/2 years as an economics and policy editor, overseeing some of our biggest enterprise and news […]

Peter Jamison joins local enterprise team at the Washington Post

Peter Jamison is joining the local enterprise team of the Washington Post. He has been covering D.C. politics and government since joining the Post three years ago. Jamison made his mark writing stories about fatal lapses in care at the District’s only public hospital, including the death of a pregnant woman and her baby and a man with AIDS who […]

Suspect identified in Capital One hack

The FBI has identified Paige Adele Thompson as the suspect accused of hacking Capital One’s system, accessing credit card applications and compromising personal data of more than 100 million people in the U.S. and Canada. Thompson, 33, is facing a U.S. federal charge of computer fraud and abuse after being arrested in Seattle on Monday. […]

Washington Post seeks economics editor

The Washington Post is seeking an Economics editor to lead one of our most important coverage areas. The Post’s economics team covers Washington’s battles over the budget, spending, taxes and deficits. It is responsible for tracking the many dimensions of America’s newly confrontational approach to trade. It covers how the government – from the White […]

Washington Post hires Heather Kelly to cover tech

Washington Post business editor David Cho, deputy business editor Zachary Goldfarb and technology editor Christina Passariello sent out the following announcement on Friday: We are excited to announce that Heather Kelly will be The Washington Post’s reporter covering the ways technology affects everyday life, including relationships, financial situations, education, work, health and entertainment. Heather has […]

Washington Post taps Gregg to cover defense industry

Washington Post business editor David Cho, deputy business editor Zachary Goldfarb and corporate accountability editor Ziva Branstetter sent out the following announcement: We are thrilled to announce Aaron Gregg has been promoted to staff writer on The Post’s business desk, where he will cover the defense industry and government contractors. Aaron came to The Post […]