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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