Additions to AP's US News team
In a memo to staff on Thursday, U.S. News Director Josh Hoffner announced two key hires to AP’s U.S. News team:
Expanding the reach of nonpartisan, fact-based news
As part of AP’s focus on its digital platforms, The Associated Press has hired two senior leaders to oversee its direct to audience efforts, which will include a new look for APNews.com later this year.
‘Unprecedented’ transparency into race calls
At 6:32 p.m. ET on Wednesday, more than a week after Election Day, The Associated Press called the U.S. House for the Republican Party after Republicans secured the 218th seat needed to gain control.
Del Quentin Wilber named Washington investigations editor
In a memo to staff, acting Global Investigations Editor Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak announced Del Quentin Wilber, of the Los Angeles Times, has been named AP's Washington investigations editor:
US News leadership team is named
This week AP announced eight key leadership positions, including the US News leadership team and a new director of global text.