Announcement from Marty Baron, Executive Editor, and Fred Hiatt, Editorial Page Editor:

We’re delighted to announce that Alison Coglianese will become the Post’s Reader Representative, succeeding Doug Feaver. Alison came to the Post in May 2011 as the ombudsman’s assistant and become deputy reader representative when Doug took over. In her new role Alison will help make sure that reader questions and complaints are directed to the right place and responded to appropriately. She will also answer questions from time to time on the Ask the Post blog.

Alison graduated from DeSales University in 2008 with degrees in political science and communication. She worked at The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., on the Opinion pages, handling letters to the editor and laying out editorial pages. She lives in Alexandria, Va.