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PolitiFact names executive director

We're a bit late announcing this news, but I wanted to make everyone aware of some exciting staffing changes at PolitiFact.

Aaron Sharockman, who has been editing PunditFact, is PolitiFact's first executive director. Aaron will oversee PolitiFact’s operations, development and revenue, assist in our journalistic mission, manage our state partnerships and lead efforts to develop new products for PolitiFact users. He'll help coordinate some of our special products, including our debate coverage and our media appearances. Aaron has been with PolitiFact since 2010.

Katie Sanders, who has been a staff writer for PunditFact and PolitiFact Florida, is the new deputy editor of PolitiFact. Katie has been with PolitiFact since 2012. In her new role, she'll help help oversee the PolitiFact newsroom and assist our state partners.

Louis Jacobson becomes PolitiFact's first senior correspondent. Louis has been with PolitiFact since 2009, serving in a variety of roles including as a staff writer and deputy editor.