CQ-Roll Call Group Names Fred Barbash as Deputy Managing Editor of CQ Weekly
Washington, D.C. (August 30, 2010 — CQ-Roll Call Group is pleased to announce that Fred Barbash will join its team as deputy managing editor of CQ Weekly magazine on Sept. 20.
“Fred is one of the finest and most experienced editors in Washington journalism,” said Mike Mills, senior vice president and editorial director of CQ-Roll Call. “He understands CQ Weekly’s mission of explaining domestic and global policy issues and the forces that influence them. And he’s an expert at telling those stories in fresh new ways.”
Mr. Barbash is a well-respected and experienced journalist who served as national editor and business editor at the Washington Post and deputy editor of the newspaper’s Outlook section. While at the Post, he also worked as a national reporter, Supreme Court correspondent and headed the London bureau. He taught at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism from 2006 to 2008.
Most recently, Barbash was a senior editor at Politico, where he created and ran the online political forum The Arena.
A native Washingtonian, he resides in the District of Columbia with his wife, Serena Simons, who is an attorney, and his son. His daughter lives in Cambridge, Mass.
About CQ-Roll Call Group
CQ-Roll Call Group is the leading source of congressional news and analysis, legislative tracking and grass-roots mobilization services. With the largest press corps on Capitol Hill, CQ-Roll Call Group provides policy professionals and opinion leaders with the essential information and tools they need to understand and influence Congress. A wholly owned subsidiary of The Economist Group, CQ-Roll Call Group’s award-winning product line includes: Roll Call, CQ Weekly, CQ Today, CQ.com, CQ StateTrack, Capwiz, Congress at Your Fingertips, Congress.org and many others. For more information, visit: www.cqrollcall.com.