Kerry Lauerman Joins Mic

Smart hire.

Mic has named Kerry Lauerman executive director of news. Lauerman most recently served as The Washington Post’s national projects editor.

Prior to joining WaPo in 2014, Lauerman co-founded The Dodo and worked for Salon for more than a decade. During his time with Salon, he served as its executive editor and editor in chief.

Politico reports that Lauerman will join Mic October 31.