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Marty Baron, the highly-​​respected editor of the Boston Globe, will become the new exec­u­tive editor of the Wash­ington Post.

Baron starts his new role in Jan­uary, and in the mean­time The Globe is launching a national search to fill his job.

Baron was with the Globe since 2001. During his time as exec­u­tive editor, the paper gar­nered six Pulitzer Prizes. Before serving at the Globe, Baron was exec­u­tive editor of The Miami Herald and senior editor at The New York Times.

To reflect on Baron’s legacy, we speak with Walter Robinson, who spent more than 30 years at the Boston Globe, where he spe­cial­ized in polit­ical and inves­tiga­tive sto­ries, both as a reporter and editor.

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