Matt Kaminski Named Politico's New Editor in Chief

The global editor replaces co-founder John Harris in the role

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After co-founding Politico, John Harris is stepping down from his role as editor in chief and will be replaced by Matt Kaminski, currently the publication’s global editor.

Harris will continue to serve as chairman of the editorial oversight committee, as well as editor in chief of Politico Europe. He will also be writing a column about the 2020 election.

“As I looked out at our newsrooms in the United States and Europe I saw journalists having impact on the important stories and wondered enviously, ‘I think those guys might be having more fun than I am.’



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