Where did they go? Journalists on the move week of June 20

by | Jun 24, 2016 | Media Moves

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

  • PharmAsia News: will end publishing in June or early July. The news team will continue to cover pharma news in Asia for its sister outlet Scrip Intelligence. Asia editor Ian Haydock is the team leader.
  • New York Post: onboards The Weekly Standard online editor Daniel Halper as Washington bureau chief and replaces Geoff Earle who is now the political editor for the Daily Mail
  • National Review: upshifts writer Charles C. W. Cooke to online editor.
  • The New Yorker: onboards Jezebel deputy editor Jia Tolentino as online staff writer.
  • Merion Matters: onboards Howard Whitman as editor of Health System Management, a rebranded version of Executive Insight.
  • The New York Times: Hong Kong bureau chief Keith Bradsher moves to a new role in Shanghai covering business and the economy in China. Nathaniel Popper, freelance journalist, will move to San Francisco to cover financial technology.
  • Los Angeles Times: John Corrigan, assistant managing editor, leaves to join the The Wall Street Journal as an editor.
  • Bloomberg News: onboards Reuters venture capital reporter Sarah McBride as a San Francisco-based reporter covering venture capital and startups on the global technology team.
  • CNNMoney: onboards Vocativ editorial director Alex Koppelman as media editor.
  • CNN: onboards The Huffington Post senior science editor Jacqueline Howard as health and wellness feature writer for CNN Digital. Matt McFarland, while Washington Post Innovations blogger joins as a D.C.-based innovation writer on the tech team. Senior business reporter Seth Fiegerman, from Mashable, joins as a New York-based reporter covering large technology companies.
  • Bloomberg: promotes state and municipalities reporter Elizabeth Campbell to Chicago bureau chief, replacing Flynn McRoberts, who becomes managing editor of east coast bureaus. Kara Wetzel, real estate team leader, will become San Francisco bureau chief, replacing Jeff Taylor who becomes managing editor for the west coast. Jonathan Levin, Latin America reporter, will become Miami bureau chief and replaces Bill Faries, who moves to become the team leader for national security.
  • Marketplace: onboards NPR Congressional correspondent Andrea Seabrook as Washington Bureau chief.
  • Allure: onboards The Wall Street Journal digital editor Seunghee Suh as the same.
  • American Lawyer: upshifts regional editor George Haj to editorial director.
  • Modern Healthcare: onboards Law360 D.C. bureau chief Erica Teichert as New York bureau chief. Beth Kutscher, California bureau chief, leaves to become news editor for health care at Linkedin.
  • The Baltimore Sun: onboards Baltimore Business Journal health care reporter Sarah Gantz as business reporter to cover finance, venture capital and other business topics.
  • The Hill: hires former Mashable executive editor Jim Roberts as a consultant. Roberts will help launch a new opinion section.
  • Town & Country: onboards Du Jour feature editor Adam Rathe as senior editor. Norman Vanamee, online features editor, from Architectural Digest joins as articles director.
  • Education Week: Virginia B. Edwards, editor-in-chief, leaves.
  • Kaiser Health News: upshifts contributing writer Barbara Feder Ostrov to senior editor to edit California news and write features and investigative pieces.
  • Barbara Feder Ostrov: onboards Jason Roberson as managing editor.
  • CBS This Morning: upshifts producer Eva Nordstrom to managing editor. Diana Miller, senior producer, moves to senior broadcast producer.
  • The Baffler: upshifts senior editor Chris Lehmann to editor-in-chief and will replace John Summers.

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