Where did they go? Journalists on the move week of June 6

by | Jun 10, 2016 | Media Moves

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

  • San Francisco Business Times: begins ‘BioFlash’, a biweekly biotech podcast hosted by reporter Ron Leuty.
  • CNBC.com: deputy managing editor, Jeff Nash, upshifts to managing editor.
  • Reuters: Wall Street editor, Linda Stern, upshifts to financial regulation editor, effective August 1. Stern will relocate from New York to Washington.
  • The Denver Post: upshifts team leader Lee Ann Colacioppo, to editor and will replace Gregory L. Moore, who left.
  • Politico: onboards Reuters economics and politics reporter Megan Cassella, who will report on international trade.
  • Inside Washington Publishers (IWP): Todd Wilson, associate editor, will leave June 23 for a communications job with the National League of Cities. In his absence, pitches can be sent to chief editor Donna Haseley or associate editor Erin Durkin.
  • The Wall Street Journal: technology reporter Bob McMillan moves to the cybersecurity beat. Rachael King, “CIO Journal” reporter, will take on McMillan’s old role covering cloud computing and software-as-a-service.
  • Kansas City Star: reporter Steve Vocrodt from The Pitch joins as business reporter.
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal: Jim Wright, deputy editor, leaves, former Dallas Morning News assistant business editor Peter Johnson will replace Wright. Reporter Bethany Barnes will move to a position at The Oregonian as of June 17.
  • NBC News: onboards Bloomberg News international correspondent, Hans Nichols, as Pentagon reporter.
  • Time: upshifts assistant managing editor Susana Schrobsdorff to chief strategic partnerships editor. Dan Stewart, deputy news editor, moves to Europe editor; Charlie Campbell, associate editor, moves to Beijing correspondent; and Nate Hopper, associate editor, moves to opinions editor for Time Ideas.
  • Chicago Sun-Times: onboards Crain’s Chicago Business columnist Shia Kapos as Taking Names gossip columnist and blogger, effective June 20.
  • Mashable: onboards Billboard associate editor Erin Strecker as deputy entertainment editor. Keith Wagstaff joins as associate editor.
  • Refinery29: Megan Cahn, senior beauty editor, leaves.
  • Bloomberg News: onboards former 9to5Mac senior editor Mark Gurman as a reporter who will cover technology products; Gurman will be based in San Francisco. Cordell Eddings, corporate finance reporter, leaves.
  • San Francisco Chronicle: freelancer Kate Galbraith joins as assistant business editor.
  • CNN: former New York Times TV industry reporter, Bill Carter, joins as media reporter.
  • WDBJ-TV-Roanoke, VA: executive producer David Hughes from WFLA-TV-Tampa, FL, joins as news director effective July 11. Hughes replaces Kelly Zuber, who retired.
  • Sports Illustrated: Paul Fichtenbaum, group editor, will leave June 30.
  • The Street: USA Today editor-in-chief, David Callaway, joins as CEO and will replace Larry Kramer, who will remain as non-executive chairman of the board. Patty Michalski, USA Today managing editor, will act as interim editor in Callaway’s place.
  • Sports Illustrated: upshifts managing editor Chris Stone to group editor of Sports Illustrated, SI Kids, and Golf. Stone replaces the outgoing Paul Fichtenbaum.
  • Connecticut News Project: Salon editor David Daley onboards as CEO and publisher.
  • Greenville (S.C.) Journal: onboards David Dykes as senior business reporter and who will also contribute to Upstate Business Journal.
    Washington Business Journal: Robert Terry, managing editor, leaves to become editor-in-chief at consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.


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