Sports reporter John Keim leaves Washington Post after four weeks to join ESPN

July 1, 2013: John Keim joins Washington Post’s Redskins coverage team.

July 29, 2013: John Keim leaves the Washington Post for ESPN.

John Keim tweets that “the Post has been terrific through this whole situation. Honest and understanding. Couldn’t ask for better.” He adds: “Was a contractor with the Post. This is a fulltime gig with benefits.” (Shirley Povich, by the way, did put in 75 years at the Post.)

* John Keim is leaving the Washington Post for ESPN (
* Earlier: Keim joins the Washington Post’s Redskins coverage (