Cherukuri Gets Expanded Role at AOL HuffPost

Peter Cherukuri is getting a promotion because he’s “gifted” and has an “impressive depth of experience.”

The AOL HuffPost Media Group announced today that Cherukuri, V.P.and GM of HuffPost’s DC Bureau, has been named General Manager, Politics. In this new role, Cherukuri will oversee strategy and revenue for AOL HuffPost Media Group’s political content, including its 2012 election coverage across its destination properties, including Patch.

“Peter has an impressive depth of experience in the DC media market,” said Arianna Huffington,” President and Editor-in-Chief of AOL HuffPost Media Group. “He has a keen understanding of the complex issues involved and is gifted in crafting strategies that differentiate our politics offerings.”