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