Politico Begins Staffing Florida and New Jersey Bureaus

The expansion has begun.

Politico’s expansion to Florida and New Jersey has begun. According to Capital New York (soon to be Politico New York) several journalists are transferring to the new setups in Tallahassee and Trenton.

Matt Dixon is joining Politico to over the Tallahassee bureau. Dixon most recently served as Tallahassee bureau chief for the E.W. Scripps Company. Dixon will be joined by Jessica Bakeman and Marc Caputo. Ryan Hutchins, most recently a real estate reporter for Capital, will oversee the Trenton bureau.

Eventually the Tallahassee and Trenton bureaus will have about six staffers each.