Journalists on the move – Week of April 23

by | Apr 23, 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

Associated Press: promotes Cara Rubinsky (@AP) to Deputy Business Editor for newsgathering.

Bloomberg News: hires Antonio Vanuzzo (@antoniovanuzzo) as a London-based Corporate Finance Reporter, effective in May. Jenny Leonard (@jendeben) has been named Reporter covering trade, effective in May.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: hires Steve Coffman (@SteveCoffman1) as Executive Editor.

Tampa Bay Times: appoints Graham Brink (@GrahamBrink) as Business Columnist.

USA Today: appoints Jeff Taylor (@jefftayloredits) as Executive Editor for news.

Washington Post: promotes Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) to Breaking News Editor for the Sports desk.


CNN: hires Sarah Westwood (@sarahcwestwood) as White House Reporter.

Washington Business Journal: promotes Sara Gilgore (@WBJGilgore) to Healthcare Reporter.

WFLA-TV: hires Ryan Minnaugh (@ryanminnaugh) as News Director.

WKRC-TV: launches “What’s Happening In Health,” a weekly half-hour series hosted by Liz Bonis (@lbonis1). The show airs only on the Cincinnati station, but her daily reports run on other stations owned by Sinclair Broadcasting.

Business and Commerce

Dayton Business Journal: hires Hannah Poturalski (@HPoturalskiDBJ) as Managing Editor.

Harvard Business Review: launches “Reinventing Health Care,” a free monthly newsletter covering management issues involving healthcare. Senior editors Steven Prokesch (@prokesch) and Gardiner Morse will oversee content.

PR Week: hires Thomas Moore (@thdomo) as a Senior Reporter in New York.

Healthcare and Medicine

Pharmacy & Therapeutics Journal: promotes Lyn K. Chesna (@PTJournal780) to Editor.

UBM Medica: Nora Ray (@hopeitkeepsup) has left.

Politics, Government and Education

Bloomberg Law: hires David Mark (@DavidMarkDC) as Managing Editor for privacy and data security.

Marshall Project: hires Marcia Davis (@mddavis01) as News Editor. The non-profit editorial service covers criminal justice.

Politico: hires Michael B. Farrell (@mikebfarrell) as Cybersecurity Editor.

Sports and Leisure

Bicycling Magazine: Leah Flickinger (@leahflickinger) has left.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Mirror: Jessica Gibb (@jessica_gibb) has been named Assistant Celebrity Editor. Suchandrika Chakrabarti (@SuchandrikaC) has left to freelance

Financial Times: Stefania Palma (@stef_palma) and Josh Spero (@joshspero) have been appointed Singapore Correspondent and Transport Correspondent respectively. Delphine Strauss (@financialtimes) has been appointed Economics Correspondent.

Observer, The: Lucy Rock (@lucyjrock) has been named Deputy Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Courier (Perth), The: Richard Burdge (@C_RBurdge) has retired. Kirsty McIntosh (@c_kmcintosh) is on leave.

South Wales Argus: Estel Farell-Roig (@argusfarellroig) joins Wales Online at the end of the month.


BBC News & Current Affairs: Jason Phipps (@jasotweet) has been named Commissioning Editor (Podcasts).

Channel 4 News: Georgia Graham (@georgiagraham) has been appointed Deputy Head of Digital.

Heart Sussex: James Hoxey (@jameshoxey) has been named Regional News Editor (South).

Yahoo! UK: Raj Mannik (@RajMannick) has been appointed Head of Sport.

Business and Commerce

IJ Global: Nazia Begum (@IJGlobal) has been promoted to Reporter – Funds.

Consumer Lifestyle

Closer: Katherine Romero (@KatMayRomero) has been named Deputy News Editor.

Healthy Diet: Susan Dickerson (@HealthyDietMag) and Danielle Lett (@_daniellealex) have been appointed Editor and Deputy Editor respectively.

HomeStyle Magazine: Nicola Howarth (@homestylemaguk) has been named Editorial Assistant.

New!: Gemma McCartney (@gemmamccartney1) has been appointed Senior Showbiz Writer and Food & Fitness Editor.

Ok.co.uk: Zoe Briggs (@OK_Magazine) has left.

Vogue: Rosie Smythe and Carolina Augustin (@BritishVogue) have been named Fashion Assistants.

Your Home: Alice Butler (@your_home) has been appointed Features Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

New Scientist: Emily Wilson (@emilyhwilson) has been named Editor.

PCR: Rob Horgan (@robbiehorgs) has left.


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