Moses Anshell as Refugee Central

By Amy Silverman

They're not calling Moses Anshell the Arizona Republic's Refugee Camp for nothing.

He wasn't nearly old enough for a buyout, but A1 editor (and for our money, an all-around kinda A1 guy) Chris Fiscus flew the Gannett coop recently, landing in the nest former Republic columnist and KTAR talk show host David Leibowitz has been feathering over at Moses Anshell, the too-cool-for-school, thirtysomething-ish ad/P.R. agency in the downtown Phoenix warehouse district.

Sounds like a soft landing pad, though the announcement looks a little high school yearbook -- or like something Jason Rose's firm would put out.

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at