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Silverman, 3 Others, Get New Slots at AP

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

Silverman, 3 Others, Get New Slots at AP

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The Associated Press promoted Managing Editor Mike Silverman to the new position of senior managing editor Monday, and named news executives John Daniszewski, Lou Ferrara and Kristin Gazlay as managing editors. The moves come amid a reorganization of operations at the news cooperative.

Silverman, 63, will maintain responsibility for the overall daily news report while leading a restructuring of the company's national, regional, state and Washington news operations, according to Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll, who announced the new management plan. He has been managing editor since 2000.

As part of the restructuring, he will oversee creation of a top-story editing operation at AP's New York headquarters designed to "give the best possible treatment to the very top stories of the day," Carroll said in a statement.

Gazlay, 49, formerly one of four deputy managing editors, takes over responsibility for planning global training of the AP news staff while keeping her oversight of financial news. …

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