Marty Baron Will Retire From The Washington Post

The Post’s executive editor, 66, said he would depart on Feb. 28.

By Katie Robertson

Martin Baron, the executive editor of The Washington Post, will retire at the end of February, the publication announced Tuesday.

Mr. Baron said in a note to The Post’s newsroom that he had committed to staying at the Post through the presidential election and would retire on Feb. 28.

“At age 66, I feel ready to move on,” he wrote.

He added: “The Post is well positioned for the future. We have now created a truly national and international news organization.”

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