- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - The deputy politics editor and deputy Washington bureau chief for digital of The New York Times is joining Politico as executive editor.

Paul Volpe joined the Times in 2011 and has been guiding coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign. Before joining the Times, he helped launch local news startup TBD in the Washington area and served as deputy political editor at The Washington Post. Politico made the announcement Thursday.

Volpe will join Politico next month.

He succeeds Peter Canellos, who will become editor-at-large.

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