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AP names White House, national security editors

, by Lauren Easton

Acting Washington Bureau Chief Wendy Benjaminson sent this memo to her staff today, announcing two key appointments:

Colleagues,I am very pleased to share with you the news announced at the global news meeting that we have promoted Kathleen Hennessey to White House news editor and Bradley Klapper to national security news editor in Washington.The two of them were among the bureau’s top performing reporters, consistently breaking news and writing it beautifully. They have worked tirelessly since taking over as interim news editors on the most challenging stories of the day.The story below, which more fully explains their roles, will move shortly.Please join me in congratulating Kathleen and Brad – and wishing them luck.Wendy

Read the AP news story here.

AP White House News Editor Kathleen Hennessey. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
AP National Security News Editor Bradley Klapper. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)