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The New York Observer Editor and Jared Kushner Confidant Resigning

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Ken Kurson of The New York Observer, which is owned by Trump senior advisor/son-in-law Jared Kushner, has resigned from his editor role at the newspaper, according to a Wednesday report in the New York Post.

Kurson is reportedly joining Teneo Holdings, an international consulting firm based out of New York City.

The Observer‘s parent company released a statement that touted the outgoing editor’s “pivotal part in our transformation from a local print publication to a national brand.”

Kurson, a former speechwriter for former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, came under fire during the 2016 presidential after his newspaper endorsed Mr. Trump for President. A journalist for the Observer resigned in the wake of the endorsement.

The outgoing editor also oversaw the publication’s transition from print to digital during the latter half of 2016.

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