Editor David Plotz to leave Slate

After six years, David Plotz announced that he is stepping down from his position as editor of Slate. The Slate veteran has spent 18 years at the website and will now serve as editor at large. Deputy editor Julia Turner is replacing him as editor. Julia Turner Slate.com (212) 445-5330 juliaturneratslate(at)gmail.com www.slate.com

Technology reporter joins FedScoop

Greg Otto has left the Washington Business Journal, where he was a digital editor, to join FedScoop as a technology reporter. He was previously a news editor for U.S. News & World Report. Before that, Otto was a Web editor for WTOP.com in Washington, D.C. FedScoop is a trade industry website that serves IT industry [...]

The Wire names editor

Dashiell Bennett has been named editor at The Wire. He previously served as news editor at the blog, which is published by The Atlantic. Additionally, he also worked as a senior editor at Deadspin and Business Insider and has also written for Gawker and Slate. The Wire is published by Atlantic Media. Dashiell Bennett The [...]

Yahoo! adds beauty editor

Britt Aboutaleb has been named managing editor at Yahoo! Beauty. She comes from Allure, where she served as a multimedia director. Yahoo! Beauty is a part of the Yahoo Lifestyles Network. Britt Aboutaleb Yahoo! News (310) 907-2700 www.news.yahoo.com

NextGov names executive editor

Camille Tuutti has been named executive editor of NextGov. She comes from FedScoop, where she served as editorial director. NextGov is published by National Journal Group. Camille Tuutti NextGov (202) 739-8501 webmaster(at)govexec.com www.nextgov.com