Mic hires Cory Haik from The Washington Post

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Haik, who has ascended fast by a ranks of The Washington Post, is relocating to millennial-focused news startup Mic. (Photo credit Marvin Joseph, The Washington Post)


Cory Haik, a executive executive of rising news products during The Washington Post, is headed to a millennial-focused news startup Mic as a arch plan officer.

Haik, who was promoted during The Washington Post in July, will “lead Mic’s plan opposite editorial, product and sales,” according to an proclamation from Mic.

The news was reported first by Peter Kafka of Re/code.

Haik is a second big-name sinecure done by Mic in new months. In June, a association brought aboard Madhulika Sikka, a executive editor during NPR, to offer in that same purpose during Mic.

Mic, a New York-based association founded by Stanford alum Jake Horowitz and former Goldman Sachs worker Chris Altchek, now has 30 million visitors a month, according to Re/code. The site lists some-more than 50 employees opposite a administrative, tech, process and humanities divisions.

In Haik, Mic has found a well-respected editorial and product leader. In November, Washingtonian named her “one of a many absolute women in Washington,” citing her slant for “shaking things adult during a Post’s rising platforms.” An Oct profile in Digiday by Lucia Moses called Haik “the lady who’s pushing digital investigation during The Washington Post.”

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