Journalists on the move – Week of August 21

by | Aug 29, 2017 | 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

FiveThirtyEight: Hilary Krieger (@HilaryKrieger) has been appointed Washington Editor.

Los Angeles Times: appoints Jim Kirk (@kirkjim12) as Interim Editor, replacing Davan Maharaj, who left. Maharaj also served as publisher. Replacing him in that role is Ross Levinsohn (@rosslevinsohn).

New York Times, The: Thessaly La Force (@Thessaly) has been appointed Features Director. Ben Casselman (@bencasselman) joins as an Economics Reporter for Business Day. Tiffany Hsu also joins as a Breaking News Reporter for Business Day.


National, The: will launch on November 6th. Adrienne Arsenault, Ian Hanomansing, Andrew Chang and Rosemary Barton (@CBCTheNational) are Hosts.

Business and Commerce

CNNMoney.com: Daniel Shane has been appointed Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Bon Appetit: Kurt Soller (@kurtsoller) has been named Articles Reporter.

Capitol File: Michael Clements (@mikegenki3) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief.

T: The New York Times Style Magazine: Malina Gilchrist (@Malinagilchrist) and Alexa Brazilian (@AlexaOffDuty) have been appointed Women’s Style Director and Fashion Features Director respectively.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

US Weekly: Jennifer Peros (@jenperos) is now Managing Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

BioPharm Insight: hires Shuan Sim (@ShuanSim) as a Reporter covering drug development involving rheumatology, ophthalmology, ear diseases, bone diseases, pain, and cancers of the prostate, thyroid, head and neck.

Health: Lori Leibovich (@lorileibovich) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief.

Politics, Government and Education

Intercept, The: James Risen (@theintercept) has been appointed Senior National Security Correspondent.



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News and Media (National)

Financial Times – Europe: Mehreen Khan (@MehreenKhn) has been appointed EU Correspondent.

Sun, The: Tracey Boles has been appointed Business Editor.

Sunday Times Style: Louisa McGillicuddy (@louisamcg) has been named Features Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Argus, The: Neil Vowels (@ngvowles28) has left.

Metro.co.uk: Charles White (@charleswhite3) is now available for freelance opportunities.

Plymouth Herald, The: Sam Blackledge (@samblackledge) has joined ITV West Country as a Production Journalist.

Consumer Lifestyle

Emeraldstreet.com: Kat Poole (@whatKPdid) has been promoted to Editor.

Marie Claire: Beauty and Style Director Lisa Oxenham (@LisaOxenham_MC) has returned from leave.

Drinks Retailing News: Sonya Hook (@SonyaHook) has been promoted to Deputy Editor.

Reveal: Ellie Attwell has joined as a Fashion Writer.

Woman’s Own: Amisha Desai (@AmishaADesai) has left to pursue freelance opportunities.


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