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Brianna Tucker named deputy politics editor

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An announcement from nationwide editor Matea Gold, deputy nationwide editor Phil Rucker, senior politics editor Dan Eggen and director of subsequent era audiences Phoebe Connelly:

We’re excited to announce that Brianna Tucker is taking over a brand new position as a deputy politics editor, serving to drive marketing campaign and congressional protection geared toward partaking the subsequent era of Submit readers and subscribers.

On this position, Brianna will take the lead in guiding what, when and the way we publish every day breaking political reporting on social platforms and our web site, working intently with two new reporters answerable for social-first, on-the-ground reporting that brings The Submit’s audiences the information in actual time.

Since 2021, Brianna has served as a deputy editor on the 202 newsletters staff, the place she has earned a popularity as a compassionate supervisor and incisive line editor. Because the 5 a.m. sentinel, she has edited information and evaluation and caught early morning scoops for The Early 202 (beforehand Energy Up). Brianna was integral to the redesign and relaunch of the 202 e-newsletter suite final fall, and he or she edited the profitable debut of The Local weather 202 final 12 months on the EPA’s plans to unveil aggressive climate action. She has routinely collaborated with the local weather staff to spice up our general environmental protection, guiding on-the-ground coordination of the local weather e-newsletter during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, and produced stay protection when executives from major oil companies testified before Congress.

Brianna additionally contributed to broader politics protection and often recognized alternatives to succeed in new audiences, serving to launch items similar to how younger folks watched the Jan. 6 committee hearings and the viral “DearWhiteStaffers” Instagram account, which scrutinized the tradition of Capitol Hill.

Earlier than becoming a member of The Submit in 2021, Brianna edited and fact-checked political tales for Supermajority Schooling Fund. She beforehand labored on the Public Faith Analysis Institute, a nonpartisan suppose tank, the place she edited and revealed in-depth analysis on race, immigration, faith and politics, amongst different subjects. Previous to that, Brianna was a lead author for the Beat DC, a every day political e-newsletter.

Brianna graduated from the College of Texas at Austin and is a member of the Nationwide Affiliation of Black Journalists and a recipient of the 2022 Maynard Institute Fellowship, which cultivates media leaders to broaden variety and belonging in information media.

She is a giant fan of stay replace recordsdata, the intelligent insertion of TikTok references (in information and dialog) and mastering gluten-free recipes.

Please congratulate Brianna on her new position, which she begins Sept. 19.

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