Carrie Budoff Brown named Politico's editor

WASHINGTON – Politico Managing Editor Carrie Budoff Brown, who oversees the company’s European newsroom, has been named Politico’s next editor.

Politico Publisher and Editor-in-Chief John Harris announced Brown’s selection in a memo sent to staff Monday, according to a story posted on Politico’s website. Harris called Brown “a star reporter turned accomplished editor.”

Brown’s biography on Politico’s website says she worked as a staff writer at the Hartford Courant and the Philadelphia Inquirer before joining Politico ahead of its 2007 launch. Between 2009 and 2014, she was Politico’s White House correspondent. Her biography says she began her journalism career at the York Daily Record in Pennsylvania and as a student at Rutgers University worked as an editor of the student-run newspaper.

Brown replaces Susan Glasser as editor.