From a Time Inc. News Release:
Time Inc. news release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday July 27, 2006
ANA MARIE COX NAMED WASHINGTON EDITOR, TIME.COM
NEW YORK-Ana Marie Cox has been named Washington Editor of TIME.com, it was announced today by Richard Stengel, managing editor of TIME. Her appointment is effective July 31, 2006.
Cox joined TIME in March 2006, as a contributing writer. In her new role she will be coordinating TIME.com’s political coverage as well as continuing to create features and essays for both the print and online editions.
Prior to her experience at TIME, Cox was the founding editor of the political blog Wonkette.
“Ana Marie is a sharp and witty observer of the Washington scene and has the ability to spot political angles in surprising places,” says Stengel. “In her new role, she’ll bring her great web instincts to covering the hot topics of the day.”
Cox is also the author of the novel Dog Days, a political satire of Washington, D.C.