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A former top Politico The editor played a key role in recruiting some of her former colleagues for NBC News, leading to a legal threat, Source Material has learned.
Beloved editor Carrie Budoff Brown has left Politico in September to become senior vice president of Meet the press but, according to three people familiar with the situation, her new role often resembles that of an unofficial managing editor at NBC News Digital, and in the process, she has helped bring in some of the company’s former employees. me Politico colleagues to the newsroom, including reporters Marc Caputo and Natasha Korecki.
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NBC was unsuccessful, however, in poaching eight others Politico staff, according to a person close to the matter, including star reporter Alex Isenstadt, who has remained loyal to Politico– after all, his social media app is @politicoalex – and got a raise, three people familiar with the matter said.
Poaching cases, success or otherwise, Editor-in-Chief Matthew Kaminski was so terrifying that he enlisted in the army Politico’s The legal team to send Brown a legal letter — a “smash” as one source described it — warned that she might be in violation of her non-compete clause, Source Material has learned.
And the staff relayed that Kaminski went back and forth to give out contracts for Politico talent in light of recent looting.
Representing both Politico and NBC declined to comment.
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