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Executive Editor Julie Pace today announced that Ian Phillips, vice president for international news, will take on a new assignment focused on journalist safety.
Here is her memo to staff:
Reporting on the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, the collapse of the Islamic State group in Mosul, Iraq, and human rights abuses in Yemen has earned AP journalists three prestigious awards from the Overseas Press Club of America.