'The Washington Post' Restructures Business Desk, Creates Task Force On AI

The Washington Post has restructured its Business desk, in an effort to create clearer lanes of authority on its tech team, Business Editor Lori Montgomery announced last week.  

Christina Passariello will serve as deputy business editor for technology and personal finance and also lead an internal task force focused on how AI will affect the Post’sjournalism and digital strategy, especially search, 

In addition, Passariello will take on personnel finance portfolio, having launced Help Desk, the Post’s signature personal tech vertical. 

She will work alongside Deputy Business Editor Damian Paletta, who will continue to have responsibility for economics, health coverage and breaking news. 

Passariello spent 14 years at the Wall Street Journal, serving as deputy tech editor and a foreign correspondent in Paris in addition to other roles. 

The tech staff also including staff already in place, includes:

  • Laura Stevens , technology industry editor
  • Yun-Hee Kim, personal technology editor
  • Lisa Bonos, assistant tech editor, 
  • Mark Seibel, tech policy editor,
  • Alexis Sobel Fitts, tech enterprise editor. 

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