Journalists on the move – Week of April 9

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

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News and Media

Bloomberg News: hires Anne VanderMey (@vandermy) as Venture Capital Editor in San Francisco.

Boston Herald: Donna Goodison (@DGoodison) is now available for freelance opportunities.

Charlotte Observer: appoints Adam Bell (@abell) as Business Editor.

Chicago Sun-Times: hires Ji Suk Yi (@oh_em_ji_CST) as a Feature Reporter focusing on entertainment.

Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.): hires Maggie Menderski (@MaggieMenderski) as a “city living” Reporter covering retail and restaurant development.

McClatchy hires Wendy Benjaminson (@wbenjaminson) as White House and National Policy Editor in the DC bureau.

San Diego Union-Tribune: Roger Showley (@rogershowley) retires.

Time: appoints Mia Tramz (@miatramz) as Editorial Director (enterprise and immersive experiences).


NPR: appoints Jennifer Liberto (@jenliberto) as Deputy Business Editor.

Business and Commerce

American City Business Journals: columnist Todd Cohen (@bizjournals) has left.

Business Insider: hires Olivia Oran (@ozoran) as a Senior Editor overseeing coverage of the financial industry.

Campaign: hires Lindsay Stein (@Lindsay_Stein) as U.S. Editor in New York.

Economist, The: promotes Soumaya Keynes (@SoumayaKeynes) to U.S. Economics Editor. She will move from London to Washington in May.

South Florida Business Journal: managing editor Judy Miller (@SFBJME) leaves, effective May 4.

Consumer Lifestyle

Bustle Digital Group: acquires The Zoe Report, a fashion and beauty website founded by Rachel Zoe (@thezoereport).

Real Simple: Brigitt Hauck Earley (@brigitt_earley) has left to freelance. She covers health, beauty, food, travel, style and other lifestyle topics.

Healthcare and Medicine

Xtelligent Media: appoints Elizabeth Snell (@EHRIntel) as the Lead Editor for EHRintelligence, its flagship website. Her title remains Senior Editor. Fred Donovan (@SecurityHIT) joins as Site Editor for, which Snell previously oversaw.

Politics, Government and Education

Atlantic, The: hires Hannah Giorgis (@ethiopienne) as Staff Writer for the culture team.

Military Times: Tony Lombardo (@ArmyTimes) has left.

Sports and Leisure

Sports Business Journal: hires Ted Keith (@TedKeith02) as Assistant Managing Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Futurism: hires Foster Kamer (@weareyourfek) as Content Director. The site covers science and technology.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express: Alice Scarsi (@grumpyshield) has been appointed News Reporter.

Express Sport: George Mills (@georgeamills) has been named Boxing Reporter.

Independent, The: Jessica Morgan (@jnoahmorgan) has joined as a Journalist. Charlotte Cripps (@charcripps) is on leave.

News and Media (Regional)

Manchester Evening News: Darren Thwaites (@darrenthwaites) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

Consumer Lifestyle

Baby London: Rebecca Moore (@Baby_London) has been appointed Acting Editor.

Essential Kitchen, Bathroom and Bedroom: Emma Thompson (@ekbbmag) has been named Assistant Editor.

Food to Love Magazine: Editor Sheena Horton (@SheenEatsPost) has returned from leave.

Grazia: Caroline Barrett (@GraziaUK) has returned from leave.

Pink News: Tufayel Ahmed (@pinknews) has been named News Editor.

Tatler: Sacha Forbes (@sachaforbes1) has been appointed Associate Editor.

Yahoo! Style: Ciara Sheppard (@ciarasheppard) has been named Assistant Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

FSTech: Peter Walker (@FSTechnology) has been named Editor.


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