Where did they go? Journalists on the move week of August 29

by | Sep 2, 2016 | Media Moves

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

  • The New York Times: former Apple reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Diasuke Wakabayashi, joins as Google Reporter on August 29.
  • The Wall Street Journal: Andrew Dowel promotes from deputy business editor to Asia Pacific editor. He replaced Paul Beckett who moves to D.C. bureau chief next year.
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer: Paul D. Davies to replace Josh Gohlke, who left publication, as deputy editorial page editor.
  • Madover Media: former senior analyst for Everyday Health, Joan Edgett, joins as managing editor of Gluten-Free Living. Edgett to replace Amy Ratner who moves to Beyond Celiac as a medical and science news analyst.
  • Seventeen: Joey Bartolomeo to serve as interim editor-in-chief as former EIC Michelle Tan leaves.
  • Employee Benefit News: Amanda Eisenberg joins as associate editor.
  • InStyle: former Harper’s Bazaar executive editor Laura Brown joins as editor-in-chief.
  • NBC News: Daniel Arnall, former deputy head of Blomberg Television, joins as executive producer of “NBC Nightly News Weekend” on Sept. 6th. Matt Rivera moves from online senior video producer to senior digital producer of “Meet the Press. “
  • Kansas City Star: The Wall Street Journal’s White House correspondent, Colleen McCain Nelson, joins as editorial page editor following the Presidential election.
  • Bloomberg News: Bill Grueskin, executive editor for training, leaves.
  • Kaiser Health News: USA Today’s medical reporter Liz Szabo and Fed Schulte of Center for Public Integrity join as reporters on a new investigative team led by John Hillkirk. Carmen Heredia promotes to web reporter.
  • Scientific American Mind: Tanya Lewis, former news writer for The Scientist, joins as associate editor.
  • Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh, Pa.): Luis Fábregas promoted to editor of the Pittsburgh edition. Sue McFarland to oversee the Westmoreland and Valley News Dispatch editions. Frank Craig and Jim Cuddy retire, while deputy managing editor of sports Duke Maas leaves.
  • KRIV-TV/Houston: Susan Schiller, former news director for KYW-TV/Philadelphia, joins as same.
  • KNTV-TV/San Jose, California: assistant news director Stephanie Adrouny replaces Jonathan Mitchell as VP of news. Jonathan Mitchell leaves.
  • Crain Communications: Adam Potter, founder of Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, acquires Business Insurance. Potter to relaunch magazine and website in October. Gavin Souter continues as editor and former advertising director Peter Oxner will move to publisher.
  • Crain’s Detroit Business: Carlos Portocarrero, digital editor, joins.
  • Reader’s Digest: Marc Peyser, previously editor-at-large of Money, joins as executive editor. Lauren Gelman moves to executive digital editor, while Lorraine Burton promotes to managing editor.
  • O The Oprah Magazine: Jihan Thompson leaves position of health editor for freelancing.
  • Men’s Journal: Brooklyn Magazine’s editorial director Mike Conklin joins as online editor after Labor Day.
  • Consumer Reports: Former Weight Watchers special products editor Jessica Branch joins as articles editor.
  • Entrepreneur: Amy Cosper, editor-in-chief, leaves.
  • Meredith Corp.: Chris Guilfoyle, former Better Homes and Gardens publisher appointed to Shape publisher. Guilfoyle replaces Tim O’Connor who left. Carey Witmer promoted to executive VP and group publisher of Allrecipes, Rachael Ray Every Day and Eating Well.
  • Jacksonville Business Journal: Robert Ward, editor, passed away.

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