The next excerpt announcement was despatched out by The Washington Submit overseas editor Douglas Jehl and deputy overseas editor Eva Rodriguez:
We’re thrilled to announce that Paul Schemm will grow to be a deputy regional editor in International, based mostly in London, the place he’ll function the first task editor driving every day protection from the Center East, Europe, Africa and South Asia throughout the early hours of the D.C. day.
On this position, Paul will likely be a key accomplice to our hubs in Seoul and London. He’ll work intently with our correspondents whereas coordinating intently on protection with the groups in Seoul and in London.
Paul beforehand served as International’s in a single day editor in Ethiopia and as information editor for Europe and the Center East in Dubai. In these roles, he established a mannequin for improved round the clock protection that we’re replicating with the hubs by counting on deployed editors to work straight with correspondents throughout daytime hours in Asia and Europe.
The brand new position expands Paul’s obligations: He will likely be answerable for elevating protection of probably the most important tales rising from Europe, Center East, Africa and South Asia in a single day as he works with correspondents to construct ~out~ early iterations after which add the required sweep, scope and evaluation.
Paul would be the main accomplice to International’s Center East, Europe and South Asia/Africa editors who, as regional editors, will retain total duty for setting priorities and driving protection. He can even step in frequently as a fill-in regional editor, taking duty for these groups when others are away.
Paul is a veteran Center East reporter and editor. He started his profession in Cairo, as an assistant managing editor for Center East Perception and the Center East Occasions and later as prime editor of Cairo Occasions journal. He additionally labored as a Cairo-based analyst for the Oxford Enterprise Group. He joined Agence France-Presse in 2005, working from Baghdad and Cairo, after which moved to the Related Press’s Cairo bureau in 2007 earlier than touchdown in Rabat, Morocco. He joined The Submit in 2016 in a part-time position from Addis Ababa and expanded that into full-time obligations a 12 months later.
Paul graduated from Williams School with a B.A. in political science and the College of Texas at Austin, with an M.A. in Center East research.