Posts Tagged ‘vernon loeb’

Post Metro Editor Leaving for Houston

Washington Post Metro editor (and marathoner) Vernon Loeb is leaving the paper to become managing editor of the Houston Chronicle, as Jim Romenesko reported last night. Here's the official memo from Post editor Marty Baron and managing editor Kevin Merida on the news:
To the staff:
We regret to announce that Vernon Loeb is leaving to become managing editor of the Houston Chronicle.
We are losing [...]

Washington Post Local Staff Get New, More Geographic Beats

The Washington Post Local staff is getting a shake-up, according to a memo sent out this afternoon from Local editor and Paula Broadwell co-author Vernon Loeb. The changes are aimed primarily at giving some staffers either new thematic beats or more geographically focused ones. The shifts come four months into the executive editorship of Martin [...]

Post Editor Who Co-Wrote Petraeus Biography Surprised by the Affair

Vernon Loeb, Post local editor and the co-author, with David Petraeus' alleged mistress Paula Broadwell, of one of the most aptly named biographies in recent memory, has been quiet since news of the affair broke Friday. But in a story in today's Post Style section, he tells his side of the story.
First, the big answer: Loeb [...]

Post Local Editor Not Talking About Petraeus Biography

Update, 4:15 p.m.: Huffington Post's Michael Calderone reports that Loeb is writing a first-person piece for the Style section that is expected to run in tomorrow's paper.

What is it with Washington Post local editor Vernon Loeb and national-security hagiographies? In 2003, he co-wrote the story that made soldier Jessica Lynch a hero—until it collapsed, leaving [...]