In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exercise, called Ssangyong, part of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea. (Associated Press/Yonhap/Kim Jun-bum)
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NEW YORK, February 20, 2018 — Task & Purpose, a digital-first media company that gives a voice and platform to the military community, announced today that it has hired seasoned journalist and veteran Sam Fellman to lead its editorial staff, starting February 20. A former managing editor at Buzzfeed News, Sam will succeed Lauren Katzenberg as managing editor of Task & Purpose.
In 2014, we founded Task & Purpose on the belief that the military and veterans’ communities needed a publication that delivered news they care about, reported by people who have firsthand personal and professional experiences with conflict and its aftermath. This year, we’re reinforcing our commitment to community-driven investigative reporting, story-telling, and analysis of culture and current affairs by bringing on two seasoned journalists who embody our mission.