Media Moves and Powerful Women in the Nation’s Capital

From Politico Playbook:

MEDIA MOVES — Tanya Ballard Brown has been named executive editor of Government Executive. She most recently has been senior editor at NPR. … The New Yorker announced several new additions: Clare Malone has been named a staff writer, writing about the media business, journalism and politics. She most recently was a senior political writer at FiveThirtyEight. Pulitzer Prize finalist Anand Gopal, Graciela Mochkofsky and Rachel Monroe have been named contributing writers. …

… Brie Jackson will join NBC News Channel as a Washington correspondent. She most recently has been a national correspondent at Hearst Television. … Emily Knapp is now Washington editor at Newsweek. She previously was senior politics editor at PBS NewsHour, and is a POLITICO alum.

OUT AND ABOUT — A group of powerful women feted new AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler at a dinner Wednesday night hosted by Zoë Baird at her Kalorama home, with passed hors d’oeuvres, sparkling water, white wine, Champagne and fist-bump greetings. SPOTTED: Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, DNI Avril Haines, Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Domestic Policy Council Director Susan Rice, national climate adviser Gina McCarthy, Donna Brazile, Emily Cain, Stephanie Cutter, Fran Drescher, Fatima Goss Graves, Anna Greenberg, Amy Liu, British Ambassador Karen Pierce, Tina Tchen, Amy Walter, Randi Weingarten and Judy Woodruff.

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