Congratulations from the entire Wonkette guest-blogging community to Ana Marie Cox, this blog's founder and the new Washington editor of Time.com. You heard it here last:
NEW YORK-Ana Marie Cox has been named Washington Editor of TIME.com, it was announced today by Richard Stengel, managing editor of TIME. Her appointment is effective July 31, 2006.Leave congrats or bitter denunciations in the comments.
Cox joined TIME in March 2006, as a contributing writer. In her new role she will be coordinating TIME.com's political coverage as well as continuing to create features and essays for both the print and online editions.
Prior to her experience at TIME, Cox was the founding editor of the political blog Wonkette.
"Ana Marie is a sharp and witty observer of the Washington scene and has the ability to spot political angles in surprising places," says Stengel. "In her new role, she'll bring her great web instincts to covering the hot topics of the day."
Cox is also the author of the novel Dog Days, a political satire of Washington, D.C.
Ana Marie Cox Named Washington Editor, Time.com [Romanesko]
-- David Weigel