Kristin Roberts announced as McClatchy Washington’s first Executive Editor


Kristin RobertsKristin Roberts will be joining McClatchy Washington as the organization’s first Executive Editor. In making the announcement, McClatchy Vice President of News Tim Grieve praised Roberts for the impact she made at POLITICO as former national editor, during their coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign saying: “She drove their wall-to-wall campaign coverage, guiding the newsroom’s many teams to deeply report exclusive-yielding journalism.” In her new role, Roberts will seek to elevate McClatchy’s coverage of elected officials in Washington and attempt to coordinate the company’s 29 newsrooms across the country. Roberts position as Executive Editor is effective at the beginning of January.