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REPORT: Chattanooga native stepping down at Newsweek

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) –Newsweek editor-in-chief, and Chattanooga native, Jon Meacham, is expected to resign from his post following the sale of the magazine.

The New York Post reports that Meacham has told new owner, stereo mogul Sidney Harmon, he intends to resign once the sale is completed.

Meacham joined Newsweek as a writer in 1995. After a series of promotions, he was named editor of the news magazine in 2006.

Meacham began his career at The Chattanooga Times, now part of the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Meacham lives in New York with his wife and three children.

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