Search for Next HuffPost Editor Could Take Months

Everyone relax.

The search for Arianna Huffington’s replacement as editor of The Huffington Post isn’t likely to be wrapped up any time soon.

According to Politico, it might be several months before a successor is hired. Making things interesting is the fact that a committee formed to find the site’s next editor includes three internal candidates for the job: Kate Palmer, Liz Heron and Ryan Grim.

As for Huffington, she told Politico that she won’t have any input in the hiring process. “HuffPost has to be full steam ahead into the future without any backseat driving from the founder,” she said, via email.