Report: Brauchli, Bennett Top Two Candidates for Post's Executive Editor Job

Charles Kaiser at Radar is reporting that ex-Journal editor Marcus Brauchli and current WaPo managing editor Phil Bennett are the top two finalists to repace Len Downie as executive editor of the Washington Post. Jon Meacham, editor of Newsweek who was on a short-list of candidates, said that he took himself out of the running a few weeks ago. Jonathan Landman, deputy managing editor of the Times, apparently is no longer in a field with the top candidates.

Report: Brauchli, Bennett Top Two Candidates for Post's Executive Editor Job