Bloomberg Businessweek announced today that Weston Kosova
will be joining the magazine as an assistant managing
editor based in Washington, D.C. Kosova will oversee
all political coverage for Bloomberg Businessweek.

“Wes brings a wealth of journalistic insights and
political acumen to the magazine,” said Bloomberg
Businessweek Editor Josh Tyrangiel. “His extensive
background in both magazine and newspaper publishing
will be a true asset to our team as we move into a new
election cycle. I’m thrilled to have him join the
magazine and Businessweek.com.”

Kosova joins Bloomberg Businessweek from The Washington
Post, where he has served as national politics editor
since May 2010. Prior to that, he spent more than 15
years at Newsweek as a senior editor and held earlier
posts at The New Republic and Washington City Paper.
Kosova is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-
Madison.

About Bloomberg Businessweek
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essential, comprehensive insight that business leaders
depend on to get ahead. Bloomberg Businessweek offers a
global perspective to help senior executives profit
from smarter, faster, and more informed decisions.
Founded in 1929, the magazine is a market leader, with
more than 4.7 million readers each week in 140
countries. Drawing on more than 2,300 journalists in
146 bureaus across 72 countries, Bloomberg Businessweek
covers the business world like no one else can.

CONTACT: Heather Carpenter
+1 212 617 1661
hcarpenter@bloomberg.net

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