Politico founder to be WashPost publisher by Sharon Hill in Recruitment 02 Sep 2014 Fred Ryan, who co-founded political journalism firm Politico, has just been named publisher of The Washington Post. This move will put him in political news competition with Politico. It will also have him vying for classified advertising dollars with PowerJobs.com, a partially Politico creation. PowerJobs, a relative newcomer to the D.C. jobs space, is This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Fred RyanInsiderspowerjobswashington post Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.