Journalists on the move – Week of August 28

by | Sep 4, 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

Las Vegas Review-Journal: promotes Nicole Raz (@JournalistNikki) to Assistant Business Editor. She will continue to write about economic development and technology business, including drones.

New York Times: hires Natalie Kitroeff (@Nataliekitro) as a Business Day Reporter covering economics and heavy industry. She will be based in New York. California-based technology reporter Vindu Goel (@vindugoel) will move to Mumbai in late September to cover technology in India. Raymond Zhong (@zhonggg) joins as a Technology Reporter focusing on China. He will work in the Hong Kong bureau and then move to Beijing.

Wall Street Journal: promotes Mike Miller (@mikemillerwsj) to Senior Editor for Features and “WSJ Weekend.” Meg Marco (@meghann) joins as Editor, Digital Content Strategy. Miriam Gottfried (@miriamgottfried) is now covering private equity and corporate restructuring on the deals team.

Washington Post: hires Michael Scherer (@michaelscherer) as National Political Reporter, effective Sept. 5.

Business and Commerce

Fiscal Times: promotes Yuval Rosenberg (@yuvalrosenberg) to Editor-in-Chief, replacing Jackie Leo, who left.

Marketplace: hires Molly Wood (@mollywood) as Senior Technology Correspondent and Host of “Marketplace Tech.” She replaces Ben Brock Johnson (@TheBrockJohnson), who will work on a new project for WBUR-FM Boston.

Prospect Publishing Group: plans a Sept. 12 launch for ROI-NJ, a multi-channel media property covering business, economics and politics in New Jersey. A weekly print edition will launch Oct. 9. Former NJBiz editor Tom Bergeron (@TomBergeron5) serves as Editor and Chief Content Officer.

Triangle Business Journal: Amanda Hoyle has left.

Consumer Lifestyle

Brides: promotes Lisa Gooder (@lisagooder) to Executive Director of Editorial.

Men’s Health: hires Elizabeth J. “EJ” Dickson (@ejdickson) as Deputy Editor for the website.

Healthcare and Medicine

Xtelligent Media: promotes Tom Beaton (@TBXtelligent) to Site Editor for HealthPayerIntelligence, replacing Vera Gruessner, who left.

Politics, Government and Education

Poynter Institute: appoints Neil Brown as President, effective within the next few weeks. The paper has not yet announced a new editor.

Sports and Leisure

Men’s Journal: hires Jeff Dengate (@dengaterade) as Articles Editor.

Muscle & Fitness: Diana Kelly (@dianakelly) has left. She’s now freelancing and teaching online courses on freelance writing.



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News and Media (National)

Guardian (London), The: Sarah Gilbert (@sarahgilbert01) has been appointed Features Picture Editor.

Sunday Times Style: Anna Sbuttoni (@AnnaSbuttoni) has been named Digital Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Courier, The: Gareth McPherson (@C_GMcPherson) has been appointed Political Editor.

Dungannon Herald: Nigel McDonagh (@DungannonHerald) is point of contact of the recently launched title.

Manchester Evening News: Chris Adams (@ChrisAdamsTM) has been appointed Syndication Editor.

Press & Journal, The: Jennifer McKiernan (@JMcKiernanPJ) has been named Westminster Correspondent.


ESPN: Michael Wade (@michaelwade_) has been named Assistant Editor (ESPN FC).

ITV West Country: Sam Blackedge (@samblackledge) has been appointed Production Journalist.

Sky News: Darren McCaffrey (@DMcCaffreySKY) has been appointed Dublin Correspondent.

Sunday Politics: Sarah Smith (@BBCsarahsmith) has been named Presenter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Elle Decoration: Michelle Ogundehin (@ELLEDecoMO) has been promoted to Editor-at-Large and Special Strategic Advisor.

Guild News (Beauty): Emily Hill has been appointed Features Writer.

Ideal Home: Holly Walsh has been appointed Features Editor.

Now: Lucy Gornall (@lucyg65) has been named Health & Fitness Editor across Time Inc titles.

PETRie Inventory: Rudy Betty has been appointed Senior Fashion Editor.

Red: Lauren Franks (@laurentfranks) has left to pursue freelance opportunities.

That’s Life: Mary-Teresa McAteer (@MaryTMcAteer) has been appointed Acting Features Editor.


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