CQ Roll Call Snags Ellis, Ups Ives

CQ Roll Call filled two top editorial posts today, naming David Ellis of Bloomberg News as CQ Roll Call’s VP of News, and promoting Director of Legal Products Benton Ives to Editor-in Chief of CQ Weekly.

Ellis is currently the editor at large at Bloomberg’s Washington Bureau, where he has written about government transparency and whistleblowers at the Justice Department. He previously worked for Moneywise in the UK, as well as TIME and People.

Ives started his career at CQ in 2002, and had served as an Editorial Assistant and Economics Editor before becoming Director of Legal Products. He also helped set up and run a partnership between CQ Roll Call and Thomson Reuters, covering securities, banking, energy and immigration.

Ellis’ first day is Monday, March 17, and Ives starts his new position on Monday, March 24.