Time Hires Salon's Scherer

In a memo sent this morning to Time staffers and posted on Romenesko, managing editor Rick Stengel announced that the magazine has hired Salon political reporter Michael Scherer. Mr. Scherer, who has also worked at Mother Jones, will report and produce videos for Time.com, as well as writing for the magazine, and will be based in the Washington DC bureau.

Mr. Stengel writes: "Michael represents the new TIME correspondent: adept on-line, on-air and in print."