Washington Post names Dooley special sections editor
The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The Washington Post’s business editor Lori Montgomery and deputy business editor Zachary Goldfarb:
We are delighted to announce that Jeff Dooley will become special sections editor, leading an ambitious new initiative to develop creative, themed digital packages with broad appeal to readers.
From his home base on the Business Desk, Jeff will partner with staffs across the newsroom to conceive and produce special sections that tap our vast storytelling resources to address topics deeply relevant to readers’ lives, from personal finance and technology to wellness and the evolving landscape of our pandemic existence.
Jeff comes to this role after a terrific five-year run in Sports, where he drove coverage of the NFL while bringing enormous creativity to a broad range of topics.
Before joining The Post in 2017, Jeff was editor in chief of Pro Football Focus, overseeing the company’s editorial operations and co-hosting a weekly NFL radio show on SiriusXM. He began his career at ESPN.
Jeff earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary and a master’s from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.