- The Washington Times - Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Carleton Bryant, The Washington Times’ Metropolitan editor, has been promoted to assistant managing editor of the newspaper.

Mr. Bryant, 46, is a 17-year veteran of The Times’ newsroom, where he has worked as a reporter, assistant national editor and features editor. Since 1999, he has been in charge of the Metropolitan Desk, supervising the paper’s local coverage including the September 11 attack on the Pentagon and the 2002 Washington sniper shootings.

The promotion was announced today by Editor in Chief Wesley Pruden.

“Carleton is the ‘go-to guy’ in our newsroom, whose energy, ideas and news judgment make him indispensable in producing the newspaper,” said Mr. Pruden. “Fran Coombs, the managing editor, and I regard him as ‘the old reliable.’ He has been a city editor from the old school, getting the most from a hard-working staff, and now with expanded responsibilities he becomes even more the indispensable man.”

Mr. Bryant, a native of Florida, is married with two children and resides in Pasadena, Md.

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