WaPo Names Interim Editor Ahead Of Baron Exit

The Washington Post has tapped Cameron Barr, one of four managing editors, to be its acting executive editor ahead of Marty Baron’s exit on Feb. 28. “The search for the next executive editor is actively underway with a broad and diverse group of exceptional journalists,” said Publisher Fred Ryan who is heading the search. “It will not be complete prior to Marty’s departure at the end of this month.”