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Former POLITICOs Launch Axios

Axios is gearing up for its 2017 debut with a masthead of seasoned talent. Founders Jim VandeHei, a POLITICO co-founder, and Mike Allen, another POLITICO alum, aim to deliver viral, trustworthy content covering politics, business, technology and media trends. Rounding out the staff are:

  •  Editor Nicholas Johnston, previously managing editor at Bloomberg
  • Business editor Daniel Primack, veteran of Fortune and Reuters
  • Technology Editor Kim Hart, former writer and editor at POLITICO, The Hill, and The Washington Post, among others
  • Healthcare editor David Nather, most recently with Boston Globe’s STAT, previously at POLITICO Pro and Bloomberg BGov
  • National political correspondent Jonathan Swan, most recently national political reporter at The Hill
  • News desk editor Justin Green, previously with Independent Journal Review
  • Healthcare reporter Caitlin Owens, former staff reporter at Morning Consult and National Journal
  • Technology writer David McCabe, most recently with The Hill’s Briefing Room

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