Think Progress’ Hayes Brown to Join BuzzFeed as a Foreign News Editor

JIyabIbyBuzzFeed has hired Hayes Brown to serve as a foreign news editor, to be based in Washington DC.

“I’m so excited to launch BuzzFeed World’s new round of expansion by bringing Hayes on board,” said foreign editor Miriam Elder. “He has broad knowledge of the world’s myriad issues, a deep understanding of how to present international news in a compelling way, and a creativity that I can’t wait to tap as we think about how to keep growing.”

Brown is currently the editor of Think Progress’ world vertical and prior to that was a DHS contractor.