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The Washington Post names John Temple, former Rocky Mountain News editor, as a managing editor

The Washington Post – 2012-03-30

The Washington Post on Thursday named John Temple, former editor and publisher of the Rocky Mountain News, as a managing editor. Temple, 58, will oversee parts of the newsroom mainly serving the newspaper’s local audience, including its Metro section and sports and arts coverage. He also will have the title of senior digital editor. Read full article >>
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