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Politico ramping up Ottawa operations with expanded subscription service

By Mike Lapointe       

'It feels like the right time to really strengthen our Ottawa presence,' says Luiza Ch. Savage, executive director of cross-platform content for Politico.

Luiza Ch. Savage, executive director of cross-platform content for Politico, left, and Joe Schatz, editor of Politico States, right. Politico Pro Canada is a premium subscription service targeting government affairs professionals—either on the government side or in corporations or universities, according to Mr. Schatz. Photographs courtesy of Politico

Politico is quickly ramping up its operations in Canada, following the initial launch of Politico Pro Canada in September 2018, with veteran editor Susan Allan now at the helm, longtime Canadian journalist Andy Blatchford on the ground in Ottawa, and U.S.-based journalist Lauren Gardner working south of the border in Rosslyn, Va.

Mike Lapointe

Mike Lapointe joined the The Hill Times in June 2019 and covers the federal public service, deputy ministers, the Privy Council Office, public service unions, the Phoenix pay system, the machinery of government, and the Parliament Hill media.
- mlapointe@hilltimes.com


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