In addition to picking up a seasoned communications staffer, Carrion must be enjoying the fact that he’s bringing a Boston native to work in The Bronx.
As Vallone notes in an emailing announcing Murphy’s departure: “None of us are too sure how long a rabid Red Sox fan will survive up there.”
My guess: at least until 2009.
— Azi Paybarah
UPDATE: The new Mike Murphy is my old colleague from the Queens Tribune, Andrew Moesel — who turns 25 this Friday.