Where did they go? Journalists on the move week of August 1

by | Aug 5, 2016 | Media Moves

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

  • Informa: Pharma Intelligence group publications reorganized.
  • Pink Sheet and Scrip: sharing editorial staff, hiring David Filmore, former Gray Sheet editor, as executive editor of regulatory and policy, and  Tina Tan from Cinica as executive editor of commercial and R&D.
  • Pink Sheet incorporates Tan Sheet and hires Malcolm Spicer as analyst. Pink Sheet now to cover regulatory/policy developments in the pharma industry, over-the-counter medications, and dietary supplements.
  • Scrip to cover commercial developments and incorporates Start Up. Medtech Insight consolidates The Gray Sheet, Clinica, and medtech coverage from Start Up.
  • Rose Sheet and In Vivo: continue as separate publications but with common web design.
  • Columbia Journalism Review: Kyle Pope to replace Liz Spayd as editor and publisher in September. Liz Spayd hired as public editor for The New York Times.
  • Mediagazer: Matthew Kassel replaces Patricia Sauthoff as part-time editor; Ms. Sauthoff leaves.
  • Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington): Rob Curley, formerly with Orange County Register, hired as editor. Gary Graham, current editor, to retire in mid-September.
  • The Wall Street Journal: Daisuke Wakabayashi, Apple reporter, leaves.
  • Daily Burn: Mallory Creveling, former associate health editor for Family Circle, joins as senior associate editor.
  • Healthcare Packaging: Michelle Maskaly, editorial director, leaves; enquiries to be sent to editor Jim Butschli.
  • Politico: former Washington correspondent for The New York Times, David M. Herszenhorn  joins as chief Brussels correspondent in early September; Mr. Herszenhorn to focus on European Union institutions.
  • Bloomberg Businessweek: news and business editor of NewYorker.com, Jeremy Keehn joins as features editor.
  • Catholic News Service: Greg Erlandson, president and publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, joins as news director and editor-in-chief.
  • Skin Inc.: Mino Zaccaro, digital/social media editor who covered industry news involving spas and salons, leaves. Industry news to be sent to managing editor Katie Anderson.
  • The Wall Street Journal: promotes Patrick McGroarty, former senior reporter, to Chicago bureau chief. Greater New York reporter Heather Haddon and New York transportation reporter Andrew Tangel move to Chicago bureau. Haddon to cover food and agriculture industries, while Tangel becomes manufacturing reporter. Gerald F. Seib, to become executive Washington editor and chief commentator in January. Seib will continue to write “Capital Journal” column alongside former Bloomberg News reporter Michael C. Bender.
  • Esquire: The Wall Street Journal’s digital director Kevin Sintumuang joins as culture and lifestyle director. Jeff Gordinier also joins as food and drinks editor.
  • Winston-Salem Journal: Andy Morrissey, digital editor, replaces John X. Miller as managing editor. Miller becomes senior editor at The Undefeated.
  • Vogue.com: Ben Berentson, site director, leaves.
  • Business Insider and Tech Insider: combine editorial teams, with Tech Insider’s executive editor Alyson Shontell now Business Insider US’s editor-in-chief. Executive editor Matt Rosoff of Business Insider to oversee new tech, science and innovation team. Gus Lubin of Tech Insider becomes senior correspondent for Business Insider, while senior editor Lauren F. Friedman oversees health coverage.
  • The New York Times: Adam Bryant, formerly deputy science editor, promoted to editorial director of NYTLive’s event division. Bryant replaces Charles Duhigg who is moving into a new role within the publication.
  • Rachael Ray Every Day: Lauren Iannotti of Brides joins as executive editor.
  • Roll Call: Melinda Henneberger, editor-in-chief, leaves.
  • The Oregonian: Scott Bernard Nelson to leave as business editor August 19.
  • The Boston Globe: Matt Viser becomes deputy Washington bureau chief.
  • Gizmodo: Mashable’s senior tech correspondent Christina Warren joins as senior technology writer on August 22.
  • Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser: Frederick Krift, formerly managing editor of Corpus Christi Caller-Times, joins as executive editor on August 22.
  • Chicago Tribune: Leo Ebersole, who wrote for arts and entertainment, leaves.

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