Richard Just is joining Newsweek/The Daily Beast. Just is coming from a stint as editor-in-chief of The New Republic. He served as TNR’s editor from 2010 until late last month, when Franklin Foer returned to the magazine as editor.
At Newsweek/The Daily Beast, Just will work as consulting editor at the company’s Washington D.C. bureau.
See below for the internal memo from Tina Brown announcing Just’s arrival.
I am very pleased to announce that Richard Just is joining our formidable DC bureau, led by bureau chief Howie Kurtz, as consulting Washington editor.
Richard was the editor of The New Republic from December 2010 to May 2012. He led TNR to a National Magazine Award nomination for General Excellence in the Thought Leader Magazine category in 2012.
Before becoming editor of TNR, Richard was the magazine’s executive editor, managing editor, deputy editor, and online editor. He graduated in 2001 from Princeton.
Please join me in welcoming Richard!