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Morning Brew: Morning Brew has hired Hayden Field as a writer for Morning Brew’s Emerging Tech Brew newsletter. Field was most recently a reporter for Protocol and wrote about artificial intelligence and the people and power of technology. She has also previously worked as an associate editor at Entrepreneur.
Washington Post: Yeganeh Torbati has joined the Washington Post as an economic policy investigations reporter. She will play a central role on the economics team scrutinizing the tax, budget, trade, and regulatory decisions made by Washington’s power brokers. She comes from ProPublica, where she covered government agencies and the scramble for medical equipment during the pandemic. Before joining ProPublica, Yeganeh wrote for Reuters, where she covered immigration, national security, and Iran.
POLITICO: Teresa Wiltz is the new politics editor for POLITICO, focusing on race and identity. She previously spent six years at Stateline as a staff writer and covered welfare, housing, and social services. Before that, Wiltz worked at Essence magazine as deputy editor, The Root as senior editor, and the Washington Post as a staff writer.
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