Erick Erickson will transition out as editor of RedState, the conservative website he founded, and has named Leon Wolf, a writer for the site, as managing editor of RedState, the Huffington Post reported on Monday.
Erickson's departure comes after RedState was acquired by Salem Communications, a group that manages conservative talk radio shows and owns media entities like Twitchy. As the Huffington Post noted, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported in August that Erickson may leave RedState to focus on his radio work with Salem's competitor, Cox Radio Group.
The Huffington Post obtained a memo from Jonathan Garthwaite, vice president and general manager of Townhall Media, a conservative site owned by Salem.
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