Changes at Billboard, Washington Post
Melinda Newman is the new West Coast editor for Billboard. Most recently, she was a writer for Forbes.com. She has also contributed stories to The Hollywood Reporter, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, the Christian Science Monitor, Parade, Entrepreneur and many other outlets. She was Billboard’s West Coast bureau chief from 1998 to 2006.
And Michael Scherer, Washington bureau chief for Time magazine, is joining The Washington Post as a national political reporter. Before Time, he worked for Salon.com. Mother Jones, Columbia Journalism Review and the Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, MA).