Journalists on the move – Week of April 16

by | Apr 16, 2018 | Media Moves

Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.


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News and Media

Boston Herald: promotes Bruce Castleberry (@bostonherald) to City Editor.

New York Times: hires Astead W. Herndon (@AsteadWesley) as National Politics Reporter, effective in May. Jeneen Interlandi (@JInterlandi) has been appointed an Editorial Board member and magazine Contributor. She will focus on health, science and education.

ProPublica: Julia Angwin (@JuliaAngwin) and Jeff Larson (@thejefflarson) have left.


Fox Business Network: hires Edward Lawrence (@EdwardLawrence) as a general-assignment Reporter in DC.

Newsmax TV: hires Michael Clemente (@NewsmaxTV) as CEO.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider: hires Rachel Premack (@rrpre) as a Careers Reporter.

Crain’s Detroit Business: Ron Fournier (@ron_fournier) has left for a new role in PR.

Triad Business Journal: promotes Lloyd Whittington (@TriadBizLloyd) to Editor.

Twin Cities Business: appoints Allison Kaplan (@AliShops) as Editor-in-Chief.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Rolling Stone: hires John Hendrickson (@JohnGHendy) as Political News Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Stat News: Bob Tedeschi (@statnews) has left.

Politics, Government and Education

American Lawyer: hires Dan Packel (@PackelD) as a Business of Law Reporter. He’s based in Philadelphia.

Politico New York: hires Anna Gronewold (@annagronewold) as an Education Reporter, effective April 23.

Technology and Telecoms

Digiday: hires Kerry Flynn (@kerrymflynn) as a Social Media Reporter, effective April 16.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

Automotive News: hires Urvaksh Karkaria (@Urvaksh) as Atlanta Bureau Chief, effective May 1.


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News and Media (National)

i: Victoria Sanusi (@victoriasanusi) has been named Digital Culture Editor.

Sun, The: Simon Boyle (@simonboyle87) has been named Bizarre Editor. Andy Halls (@andybizarre) has been named Editor, Bizarre TV. Stuart Pink (@StuartPink) has been appointed Showbiz and Features Editor.

Sun Online, The: Akilah Russell (@akilahrussell) has been named Digital Consumer Reporter.

Telegraph Business: Ben Woods (@Ben_Woods01) has been appointed Senior Business Correspondent.

News and Media (Regional)

Evening Standard: Suzannah Ramsdale (@suzannahram) has been named Digital Lifestyle Editor.

Evening Times: Alan Ferguson (@AlanJFerguson) and Eddie Harbinson (@EddieHarbinson) have been appointed Local Democracy Reporters.

Metro.co.uk: Rishma Dosani (@rishma_dosani) has been named Entertainments Editor.

Sidmouth Herald: Stephen Sumner (@stephensumner15) has been appointed Local Democracy Reporter.

Sunday Business Post: Mary Regan (@MaryERegan) has been named Public Affairs Editor.

Sunday Mail: John Ferguson (@johncferguson) has been appointed Political Editor.

Tamworth Herald: Barrie Farnsworth (@tamworthherald) has left.


5 News: Jessica Bulman (@newsdeskgirl) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

Smooth Scotland: Connor Gillies (@ConnorGillies) has been named News Editor.

Business and Commerce

City AM: Josh Mines (@josh_mines) has been named Reporter.

Money Marketing: Charlotte Richards (@CH_Richards) has been appointed Investment Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Natural Health: Claire Munnings (@natural_mag) has left.

Technology and Telecoms

Optical Connections: Peter Dykes (@PeterDykes42) has been named Editor.

Professional Engineering: Amit Katwala (@profeng) is point of contact for the title, which has recently been acquired by Think Publishing.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

BikeBiz: James Groves (@jamesgroves25) has been named Editor.


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