LA Observed reports that a couple of editors on the business desk at the Los Angeles Times are switching jobs.
Bill Loving, currently a senior business editor, will move to the editing desk in the Washington bureau. Pat McMahon, editor of the Orange County edition, will join the business section as weekend editor, overseeing the Sunday and Monday sections.
Loving has been senior assistant business editor/weekend since 2002, planning, supervising and editing the Sunday and Monday business sections. He joined the paper in 1998 as technology editor. He was also once technology editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
McMahon, the former executive business editor at the St. Petersburg Times, is on his second tour of duty in the business section. He previously served as an assistant business editor and acting deputy business editor during the Marty Baron administration, from 1986 to 1989.
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