Glenn Beck Hires Former Huffington Post CEO to Run His Conservative Website

5:28 PM PST 01/05/2011 by Lindsay Powers

Betsy Morgan stepped down from the liberal Huff Post in 2009.

Now that Glenn Beck's radio show is being dropped from several stations due to disappointing ratings, is he turning his attention to his new website, The Blaze?

Beck has hired former Huffington Post CEO Betsy Morgan to run the four-month-old site, The New York Times reports. Beck's site focuses on conservative news and articles and opinion pieces along the lines of his radio show.

Morgan worked at the liberal Huffington Post until 2009.

Despite the radio setbacks, Beck ranks as the third most popular radio host behind Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity.

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