By: E&P Staff
Gregg Birnbaum, the former New York Post political editor who recently left that paper after 17, has signed on as a senior editor at POLITICO. He will be based in New York and start off concentrating on breaking news coverage, with his responsibilities expanding from there.
Gregg is a graduate of Tufts University in Medford, Mass., and holds a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Ill. Before the Post, he worked for the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune and the Times Herald Record of Middletown, N.Y. At the Post, he worked for eight years as a reporter covering City Hall and the state house in Albany. As an editor, starting in 2001, he supervised coverage of Washington, Albany as well as national, state, and local campaigns.