Journalists on the move – Week of April 30

by | Apr 30, 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

Arizona Republic: hires Greg Burton (@gburton) as Executive Editor.

Des Moines Register: promotes Kathie Obradovich (@KObradovich) to Opinion Editor.

Wall Street Journal: hires Sadie Gurman (@sgurman) as Justice Dept. Reporter.

Washington Post: appoints Bastien Inzaurralde (@BastInzaurralde) as a Newsletter Researcher for the PowerPost team, effective May 7. His responsibilities will include writing and curation of new cybersecurity and technology newsletters. Allyson Chiu has been named (@_allysonchiu) as a Staff Writer for “Morning Mix.”

Yahoo News: hires Alexander Nazaryan (@alexnazaryan) as National Correspondent.


WAMU-FM: appoints Rachel Sadon (@rachel_sadon) as Editor-in-Chief of DCist.

WTSP-TV: hires Ms. Kelly Frank (@10newswtsp) as News Director.

Business and Commerce

Axios: hires Andrew Freedman (@afreedma) as Science Editor.

Chief Executive Group: hires Gabriel Perna (@gabrielsperna) as Digital Editor.

Deal, The: hires David Hatch (@TheDealNewsroom) as Senior Washington Editor. He will cover regulatory issues involving M&A and other dealmaking activities.

Consumer Lifestyle

Glamour: launched a substantial redesign with a new logo and four major sections: #Look, #Feel, #Live and #Think. A website redesign is slated for September (@glamourmag).

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

New Yorker, The: hires Sam Knight (@samknightwrites) as a London-based Staff Writer.

Healthcare and Medicine

Association of American Medical Colleges: hires Gabrielle Redford (@AAMCtoday) as Managing Editor of Digital News.

Coping Magazines: relaunched the websites for Coping with Cancer and Coping with Allergies and Asthma. The sites are mobile friendly and include social media feeds. Laura Shipp remains Editor.

FierceMarkets: hires Mike Stankiewicz (@stankiewicz_dc) as Editor of FierceHealthPayer.


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News and Media (National)

Financial Times: Shannon Bond (@shannonpareil) is relocating to San Francisco to work on the tech team.

Daily Mirror: Daisy Naylor (@daisynaylorr) has been appointed Deputy Editor, Interactive Content.

Sun Online, The: Anna Roberts (@journoannie) has been named Senior Commissioning Editor (Online).

News and Media (Regional)

Evening Standard: Will MacPherson (@willis_macp) and Elise Johnson (@eliserwjohnson1) have been appointed Cricket & Rugby Correspondent and Digital Reporter respectively.


Digital Spy: Kate Goodacre (@not_catherine) has been named Managing Editor.

Business and Commerce

City AM: Rebecca Smith (@CityAM) has been promoted to Digital Editor.

Energy, Environment and Natural Resources

Environment Magazine: Karen Thomas (@KT_Environment) has been named Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

CRN Computer Reseller News: Marian McHugh (@Marian_McHugh) has been named Reporter.

IT Pro: Keumars Afifi-Sabet (@keumars) has been appointed Staff Writer.


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