John Temple, editor of the Honolulu-based local news site Civil Beat and former editor of the now-defunct Rocky Mountain News, has been offered managing editor job at the Washington Post, POLITICO has learned.
The job has been open since Raju Narisetti departed for the Wall Street Journal in January. The Post offered it to New York Times managing editor Richard Berke, but Berke turned it down earlier this month.
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