Where did they go? Journalists on the move week of January 16By Agility PR Solutions on January 20th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Notable journalist and media industry moves:
Are you a Star of PR?
Don't miss out - Late entries for the Bulldog Stars of PR awards are still being accepted. Enter in Individual and Agency categories.
- The New York Times: Celia Dugger will lead new health team that merges Business, National, and Science desks. Changes are also made to the D.C. bureau: Lara Jakes moves from managing editor of foreign policy to Washington night editor; Sharon LaFraniere moves from investigative reporter to D.C. investigations team; Gardiner Harris gets State Department beat; Alan Rappeport to cover Treasury Department; Jeremy Peters will cover the conservative movement in the Trump era; Matt Rosenberg gets C.I.A beat; Michael Gordon to cover the Pentagon, and; Katie Rogers and Yamiche Alcindor will both cover the impact of the Trump administration on culture and everyday life. Kim Barker moves from metro investigative reporter to enterprise/investigative reporter for the International Desk; Patrick Kingsley, formerly Cairo bureau chief for The Guardian, joins as Istanbul bureau chief until he moves to enterprise/investigative reporter in London this summer.
- The Washington Post: launches new PowerPost vertical targeting political decision makers. Under this vertical, healthcare policy, financial services/economic policy and energy/environmental policy newsletters will be launched. Terence Samuel moves from deputy national political editor to senior correspondent on the America desk.
- CNBC: Leslie Picker, former deals reporter for The New York Times, joins as financial reporter. Ylan Mui, former reporter for The Washington Post, joins as reporter covering economic and regulatory policy.
- Vox: Susannah Locke moves from associate editor to editor, special projects.
- The Seattle Times: Mark Watanabe and Mary Ann Gwinn leave.
- The American Lawyer: Gina Passarella moves from senior editor to executive editor. George Haj, Kim Kleman, and Michael Goldhaber leave.
- Politico: Allison Hoffman, former senior editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, joins as national editor managing coverage of the Trump administration.
- Cosmopolitan: Rebecca Nelson, contributor for GQ, joins as senior writer covering politics.
- GQ Style: S. Lili Gosenin, former feature associate at Vogue, joins as digital editor.
- FierceMarkets: Evan Sweeney replaces Dan Bowman as senior editor for FierceHealth IT. Bowman becomes editor of health technology for Manifest LLC.
- Rodale’s Organic Life: adopts digital-only format, and promotes Melanie Hansche to editorial director.
- American Media Inc: newly formed Fitness Group, including Men’s Fitness and Muscle & Fitness, to combine editorial staff. Shawn Perine will oversee editorial coverage, while David Zinczenko and David Jackson leave.
- LifeHealthPro: Warren Hirsch, senior editor, leaves. Emily Holbrook leaves to oversee sister publications National Underwriter Life & Health and Retirement Advisor.
- Corporate Counsel: Anthony Paonita and David Hechler leave.
- Albuquerque Business First: May Ortega, former crime reporter for The Monitor, joins as reporter on healthcare, technology, and professional services beats.
- High Times Magazine: moves editorial and business offices to Los Angeles.
- American Association for Physician Leadership: Jason Davis, former senior editor for AAA Going Places, becomes editor for Physician Leadership Journal and will oversee Physician Leadership Library. Davis replaces Bill Steiger, who left.
- The Canadian Press: Bruce Cheadle, national affairs reporter, leaves.
- The Globe and Mail: Tamsin McMahon, real estate reporter, relocates to California to help expand U.S. coverage. Adrian Morrow named Washington correspondent.
- Montreal Gazette: Basem Boshra becomes managing editor. Allison Hanes moves from editorial writer to city columnist.
- Global News: Matt Gurney returns from hiatus.
- Strategy: Josh Kolm appointed news editor, marketing tech editor.
- Sun Media: Rebecca Thompson leaves to join the office of Ontario Conservative leader Patrick Brown.
- Canadaland: Jonathan Goldsbie appointed to editor.
- Metro Toronto: reporter Luke Simcoe leaves for position at new non-profit.
- Toronto Star: Ken Fidlin retires and Alex Ballingall relocates to Ottawa to cover federal politics.
- CBC: Rachel Ward joins CBC Go Public.