Will Lewis Named CEO of the Washington Post

From a New York Times story by Katie Robertson and Benjamin Mullin headlined “Will Lewis Named C.E.O. of the Washington Post”:

Will Lewis, the former Dow Jones chief executive and publisher of The Wall Street Journal, will be the next chief executive of The Washington Post.

The Post confirmed Mr. Lewis’s appointment in a brief statement on Saturday evening after The New York Times first reported it.

The Post’s statement included a comment from Mr. Lewis, who will start in the job on Jan. 2. “The Washington Post is a premier global media publisher of record, known for its 145-year-old history of unflinching journalism, and I am thrilled and humbled to be at its helm as both a media executive and former reporter,” he said.