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The Washington Post Names New Managing Editor

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WASHINGTON (AP) — John Temple will join The Washington Post as a managing editor overseeing local, digital and other coverage.

Temple is a former editor and publisher of the Rocky Mountain News. He replaces Raju Narisetti, who left in January to become a deputy managing editor at The Wall Street Journal.

As managing editor, Temple will oversee local news, sports, arts and entertainment, food and travel coverage, along with The Washington Post Magazine and a local business section. He will be the paper’s senior digital editor. The Post’s other managing editor, Liz Spayd, will continue to oversee the paper’s national, foreign, business, investigative and style coverage.

Temple’s most recent position was founding editor and general manager of Honolulu Civil Beat, a news website in Hawaii.

Temple will report to Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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