New York Post’s Weiss Defects to

Longtime Post investigative reporter Murray Weiss has landed at hyperlocal news site

The site’s marketing director John Darby confirmed Weiss’ arrival in an e-mail to AdweekMedia. Leela de Kretser,’s managing editor, told AdweekMedia that the site is “thrilled to have one of the city’s best crime writers doing what he does best.”

Media newcomer bills itself as a forum for stories that are “useful, fun and fearless.”

That last bit is no doubt much of why Weiss (rife with contacts at the NYPD and other municipal labyrinths) has been welcomed with open arms.

“Murray deepens our bench of professional journalists and our reporting on neighborhood news that matters to New Yorkers,” de Kretser added.

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