Layoffs at Bloomberg’s Washington Bureau

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Bloomberg News laid off 55 journalists this week, including many respected veteran journalists from the news service’s Washington bureau. On the editing side, those leaving Bloomberg this week include: Gail DeGeorge, an economy and regulation team editor; Ken Fireman, managing editor for government in the non-U.S. Americas; John Walcott, team leader for national security and foreign policy; Mark Rohner, an economics editor; and Mark McQuillan, an editor-at-large.

Layoffs among writers in Washington include: David J. Lynch, a senior writer covering politics and economics; Terry Atlas, a senior writer covering national security and foreign policy; Dawn Kopecki, a senior writer covering energy and commodities; David Lerman, a national security reporter; Carter Dougherty, a reporter covering consumer finance and Bitcoin; Indira Lakshmanan, a senior correspondent covering the State Department and foreign policy, and Peter Gosselin, a senior healthcare analyst for Bloomberg Government.

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