(PRWEB) May 02, 2011
Emily Miller has joined The Washington Times as Senior Editor of the Editorial and Opinion pages. She came to the newspaper from Human Events, where she was the Senior Editor.
“We are thrilled to have Emily Miller bring her unique behind-the-scenes perspective of politics to The Washington Times Opinion pages,” said Brett M. Decker, Editorial Page Editor of The Washington Times. “Emily has worked at the highest levels of power in Washington, and she brings that wealth of insider knowledge and experience to her reporting.”
“I’m honored to be writing for the pre-eminent conservative editorial page and be part of such an outstanding, growing team at The Washington Times,” said Miss Miller.
Emily Miller’s professional background includes service as the deputy press secretary for Secretaries of State Colin L. Powell and Condoleezza Rice, working on Capitol Hill as a press secretary and as the communications director to then-House Majority Whip Tom DeLay. Her journalism experience ranges from being a columnist at AOL’s Politics Daily to associate producer at ABC News. She started her career as a desk assistant at NBC News.
“The Washington Times is the only major newspaper in the country that is growing, hiring, expanding its coverage and bringing in new talent. Emily Miller is one of the faces of the new Washington Times – fast-paced, multi-media-oriented and experienced in numerous disciplines,” said Thomas P. McDevitt, President of The Washington Times. “We will be making more exciting announcements soon.”
The Washington Times Opinion section has long been considered a leading platform for tough, conservative analysis and breaking news about today's important stories. “Brett Decker has put together a new generation of conservative writers and thinkers who are bringing new glory to the Washington Times editorial pages,” said Tony Blankley, the highly respected former Editorial Page Editor of the Times. “Brett is creating the most incisive, authoritative opinion pages in the country that leaders on both sides of the aisle respect and read.”
Emily Miller joins an award-winning Washington Times Opinion team that includes:
Brett M. Decker, Editorial Page Editor, previously was an editorial page writer and editor for the Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong, Senior Vice President of the Export-Import Bank, Senior Vice President of Pentagon Federal Credit Union, speechwriter to then-House Majority Whip Tom DeLay and reporter and television producer for the legendary Robert D. Novak.
David Mastio, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, was an editorial writer and op-ed editor for USA Today, Washington correspondent for The Detroit News, editorial writer for The Virginian-Pilot, founding Editorial Page Editor of The Washington Examiner and speechwriter for World Bank President Robert Zoellick when he was the United States Trade Representative under President George W. Bush.
Richard Diamond, Senior Editor for Online Opinion, previously served as Senior Vice President at the Export-Import Bank of the United States, spokesman to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael K. Powell and spokesman to House Majority Leader Richard K. Armey and for the House Select Committee on Homeland Security.
Frank Perley, Senior Articles Editor, began his journalism career when he joined The Washington Times at its inception in 1982 and has worked as a reporter, corporate executive and editor.
James S. Robbins, PhD, Senior Editorial Writer for Foreign Affairs, was formerly professor of international relations at the National Defense University, associate professor of international relations at the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College and special assistant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense under Donald Rumsfeld. Dr. Robbins is author of the recently released "This Time We Win: Revisiting the Tet Offensive" (Encounter Books).
Anneke E. Green, Assistant Editor of the Editorial and Opinion pages, was previously a books editor for Regnery Publishing and served in the White House speechwriting office of President George W. Bush, as a leadership staff member to then-Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell, and a stint as a policy advisor and press liaison at the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Kerry Picket, Opinion Blogger/Editor of The Watercooler, was formerly associate producer for the Media Research Center, a content producer for Robin Quivers of "The Howard Stern Show" on Sirius satellite radio and a production assistant and copy writer at MTV.
For more information contact Marana Moore, Director of Public Relations at The Washington Times: (202)636-2904.