Where did they go? Journalists on the move week of May 23

by | May 27, 2016 | Media Moves

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

  • The Indianapolis Star: columnist Leslie Bailey of the “Adventuress” leaves.
  • Bloomberg Businessweek: former Flare editor-in-chief Miranda Purves onboards as features editor.
  • International Business Times: Thomson Reuters regional editor Dayan Candappa onboards as global editor-in-chief, and replaces Peter Goodman who moves to The New York Times.
  • Philadelphia Magazine: freelancer Fabiola Cineas joins as business editor.
  • KSL-TV/Salt Lake City: hires KPHO-TV/Phoenix executive director of news Leona Wood as news director.
  • Fortune: Inc. senior staff writer Jeremy Quittner joins as senior writer for the publication’s new “Venture” vertical, covering entrepreneurs.
  • The Washington Post: executive director Dana Bowen from Rachel Ray Every Day joins as the same. Claire Sullivan from Martha Stewart Living joins as editorial assistant.
  • Puget Sound Business Journal: managing editor Emily Parkhurst upshifts to editor, and replaces Rob Smith who left the publication on May 9. Manufacturing reporter Steve Wilhelm will leave effective May 31.
  • The Root: Associate editor Danielle Belton moves to managing editor.
  • Martha Stewart Weddings: freelancer Laura Wallis joins as executive editor.
  • Houston Chronicle: Chicago Tribune web producer, Brian Rausch, joins as digital business producer, effective June 6.
  • NBC News: onboards WMAQ-TV-Chicago investigative reporter Tammy Leitner as correspondent.
  • The Huffington Post: Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields joins as a reporter and will cover the Donald Trump campaign.
  • KXTV-TV-Sacramento: Jerome Parra, news director, leaves the station.

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