A Note to Subscribers,

I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to Sally Buzbee, who will be joining The Washington Post as executive editor on June 1. Sally ushers in an important new era of leadership, growth, and innovation to our newsroom. A world-class journalist, she is steeped in the courageous work that is our hallmark and is committed to delivering the trusted, fact-based, inclusive news coverage you expect from The Washington Post. Most recently, as executive editor of the Associated Press, she led one of the world’s largest and most respected news organizations.

Sally is widely admired for her absolute integrity, boundless energy, and dedication to the essential role journalism plays in safeguarding our democracy. That dedication is matched only by her fierce commitment to bringing you, the reader, closer to the story, allowing you to take something meaningful away from it.

As you may have noticed, we have expanded to become a 24/7 global news operation. Sally’s experience in international newsgathering will be invaluable in bringing you news from around the globe, in real time.

Sally has a relentless focus on seeking out the stories that are relevant to our diverse lives and interests. She shares our commitment to holding the powerful to account, and to the rigorous, deeply sourced, in-depth investigative journalism for which The Washington Post is renowned.

In Sally, we have found an inspiring leader who embodies our values of diversity and inclusion, a thoughtful mentor, and an accomplished journalist in the finest traditions of The Washington Post.

We are thrilled to have Sally at the helm of our newsroom, and you’ll be hearing directly from her once she is on board.

Until then, thank you for subscribing and supporting our mission of independent journalism.

Fred Ryan
Publisher and Chief Executive Officer

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