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Washington Post hires Rapanut as multiplatform editor

August 16, 2021

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Kim Rapanut

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The Washington Post curation and platforms editor Ben Pillow, curation and platforms deputy editor Steven Bohner and head of mobile strategy Coleen O’Lear:

We are excited to announce that Kim Rapanut is joining Emerging News Products’ curation and platforms team as a multiplatform editor. She’ll curate The Post’s Select app and help deliver our content on digital platforms.

She arrives from U.S. News & World Report where, as a digital producer, she published and optimized content for the 360 Reviews team.

Kim earned her degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University, where she was editor of the student paper. She interned at the Arizona Republic and supervised social media accounts at Cronkite News. She also worked for News21, a national reporting initiative for top journalism students around the country.

Please join us in welcoming Kim to The Post.

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