Hugo Gurdon, EIC of The Hill, announced today the addition of two new editors to the rag’s roster. Most notable, Jessica Taylor of NBC News/MSNBC will join The Hill as campaign editor on January 2nd. In an internal memo obtained by FishbowlDC, Gurdon praised Taylor’s experience noting that she’s worked for CBS News, the Rothenberg Political Report, National Journal, Politico, and the Almanac of American Politics. In her new role, Jessica will be charged with “overseeing and elevating [The Hill’s] campaign coverage in print and online.”
In addition, Tristan Lejeune will join the pub next Monday as an assistant editor on the news desk. Tristan has served as an editor at Source Media, The Daily Progress and the Lynchberg News & Advance.