‘Politico’ Appoints Vice President, GM

By: Joe Strupp

Kim Kingsley, who has served as executive director of media and special projects for Politico, has been promoted to the new post of executive vice president and general manager, according to a memo from Executive Editor Jim VandeHei.

“It’s a broad title that reflects her broad role here. She will continue to oversee our media and special projects division,” reads the memo sent today to staffers. “But in addition, Kim will oversee all of our daily and long-term operations and manage the collaborative efforts of the editorial, business and technical teams. Kim has our full support and backing in streamlining and sharpening our entire operation.”

The entire memo follows.

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From: Jim VandeHei
Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 12:19 PM
To: TP-Staff

Gang,

We are very pleased to let you know Kim Kingsley is taking on a top leadership role here: she is becoming executive vice president and general manager of POLITICO. It’s a broad title that reflects her broad role here. She will continue to oversee our media and special projects division. But in addition, Kim will oversee all of our daily and long-term operations and manage the collaborative efforts of the editorial, business and technical teams. Kim has our full support and backing in streamlining and sharpening our entire operation.

From day one, Kim has been an indispensable leader of this place. This elevated role will allow her to apply her expertise and competence to every part of the organization. Please join us in congratulating her.


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