Where did they go? Journalists on the move week of October 3

by | Oct 7, 2016 | Company News, Journalism, Media Moves, News

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

  • Modern Healthcare: Shelby Livingston, formerly staff reporter for Business Insurance, joins as general-assignment reporter in Chicago.
  • Time: former assistant managing editor Sam Jacobs becomes executive editor of Time Digital.
  • The Wall Street Journal: Deborah Gage, technology reporter, leaves.
  • Mental Floss: to cease print publication in December. Editor Jessanne Collins becomes director of multimedia. Executive editor Foster Kamer leaves.
  • Current Psychiatry: Erica Vonderheid moves up to editor from managing editor. She replaces John Baranowski, who leaves to become senior editor of Paradigm Medical Communications.
  • New York Post: Frank Zini, Fredric Dicker, and Lou Lumenick retire.
  • Bloomberg News: Brendan Murray becomes managing editor of U.S. economic coverage, Alister Bull becomes team leader for Federal Reserve coverage, and Sarah McGregor becomes team leader for U.S. economic policy. Scott Lanman replaces retiring Carlos Torres as team leader for U.S. economic indicators coverage. Ruth Pollard joins as South Asia team leader for government/economy coverage. David Welch promoted to Detroit bureau chief, as Craig Trudell becomes U.S. auto team leader.
  • Honolulu Star-Advertiser: to eliminate 15 newsroom jobs by mid-October.
  • Adweek: Noreen O’Leary, reporter, passes away.
  • Frontline Medical Communications: Patrice Kubik made senior editor of Current Psychiatry and Annals of Clinical Psychiatry.
  • Real Simple: former Cosmopolitan executive editor Leslie Yazel joins as editor-in-chief on October 17.
  • The New Republic: Laura Reston replaces Elaine Teng as managing editor. Sarah Jones joins as social media editor, alongside Graham Vyse, who joins as D.C.-based staff writer.
  • Mashable: former supervising video producer of Business Insider, Kamelia Angelova joins as director of emerging platforms. She oversees social media channel video production.
  • American Way: Adam Pitluk, former editor-in-chief, leaves.
  • CALmatters: former KPCC-FM/Los Angeles healthcare reporter Elizabeth Aguilera joins as health and social services reporter.
  • Modern Luxury: Connect Meetings former editor-in-chief Stephanie Davis Smith joins as editorial director. Smith replaces Beth Weitzman, who leaves.
  • NextGov: Bloomberg BNA‘s senior reporter Joseph Marks joins as a senior correspondent on cybersecurity beat.
  • WTTG-TV (Washington, D.C.): news content manager Kyle Carmean is promoted to assistant news director.
  • People: Sara Nathan, who was previously online news director, now executive editor of digital.
  • CNBC Digital: Ester Bloom joins as senior editor of “Make It”.
  • Field & Stream: Colin Kearns replaces Anthony Licata as editor-in-chief. Licata remains editorial director of Bonnier’s Lifestyle Group.
  • Atlantic Media: Jessica Leigh Hester and Adam Sneed move from CityLab associate editors to senior associate editors. Gracie McKenzie joins as social media editor.
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: former WJON-AM (St. Cloud, Minn.) reporter Dan DeBaun joins as reporter covering the food and beverage industry.
  • Toronto Star: former Boston Globe managing editor and VP David Skok joins as associate editor and head of editorial strategy for digital platforms.
  • Maisonneuve Magazine: editor-in-chief Daniel Viola to leave after December issue.
  • Edmonton Sun/Edmonton Journal: former city editor Mark Iype becomes editor of both Edmonton Sun and Edmonton Journal.
  • The Globe and Mail: restaurant critic Chris Nuttall-Smith leaves after 10 years.
  • Canadaland: editor and reporter Jane Womansbridge leaves to freelance.
  • VICE Canada: Jill Krajewski joins as social media producer.
  • Postmedia: chief commercial officer Andrew MacLeod becomes chief operating officer. Five board members leave: Charlotte Burke, Stephanie Coyles, Mitch Joel, Martin Nisenholtz, and Bob Steacy. Mary Junck, David Pecker, and Daniel Rotstein are newly appointed to board.media database ad

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