Brent Walth Leaving Oregonian to be WWeek Managing Editor

Portland Mercury:

Walth worked at WWeek back in the eighties, but has been on staff at the Oregonian for 16 years. He was definitely one of the star reporters at the paper, most recently digging into political stories and an overly-expensive state emergency radio system, but was part of a team that won a Public Service Pulitzer in 2001 for coverage of abuses by Immigration and Naturalization Services. Walth has also written a book about former Governor Tom McCall.

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