The Revolving Door, 12.19.06

  • Elizabeth Drachman is the new managing editor at Washington Business Journal; she’s just moved back to the states from stints as business editor of Arabies Trends in Dubai and, before that, as editor of Business Today Egypt in Cairo. She previously worked for San Francisco Business Times and the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

  • Publicist Leah Yoon has left Fox News.

  • Gopal Ratnam is leaving Defense News after eight years to cover auto policy for Bloomberg in their Washington bureau.

  • Sean Madigan, a senior staff reporter who covers D.C. economic
    development for Washington Business Journal, has been named the
    first-ever communications director for the D.C. Office of Planning.”