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Bloomberg View Expands Editorial Board

January 13, 2012

NEW YORK — Bloomberg View is adding five new members to its
editorial board as the section continues to expand, Bloomberg
View executive editor David Shipley announced today.

Katy Roberts, who was previously Week in Review editor at The
New York Times, will join Bloomberg View in New York. Three
board members will be based in Washington, DC, including: James
Gibney, former features editor at The Atlantic; Michael Newman,
former politics editor at Slate; and Deborah Solomon, former
economic policy reporter from The Wall Street Journal.

Marc Champion, formerly The Wall Street Journal’s Istanbul
bureau chief, will work from Bloomberg’s London bureau.

As Bloomberg View editorial board members, they will write and
review editorials and columns and commission op-ed articles for
the overall section.

Katy Roberts was commentary editor at NYTimes.com, where she
launched the Room for Debate discussion site and held a number
of roles including national editor, editor of the Week in Review
section and editor of the Op-Ed page.

James Gibney was features editor at the Atlantic. Prior to his
current role, he held a post at The New York Times and served as
a foreign service officer and as a speechwriter to President
Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Warren Christopher.

Michael Newman was politics editor at Slate and has also held
positions with Washingtonpost.com, the Los Angeles Times, where
he was deputy editorial pages editor, and the New York Times.
Newman holds a master’s degree in law from Yale and was a Henry
Luce Scholar in South Korea.

Marc Champion was the Wall Street Journal’s Istanbul bureau
chief, where he had also served as deputy bureau chief for
Brussels, Germany and Eastern Europe and as European politics
and diplomacy correspondent. He has also held positions with the
Financial Times, the Moscow Times and the Independent.

Deborah Solomon was the economic policy reporter for The Wall
Street Journal in Washington. During her tenure at The Wall
Street Journal, she also covered the Securities and Exchange
Commission, financial regulation, technology and
telecommunications. She was part of a team that received the
Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for a series on
corporate scandals.

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