Journalists on the move – Week of December 4

by | Dec 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

Boston Globe: hires Liz Goodwin (@lizcgoodwin) as a General Assignment Political Reporter in DC. She begins in December.

Deseret News: hires Matthew Piper (@matthew_piper) as an Investigative Reporter.

New York Times: hires Kendra Pierre-Louis (@KendraWrites) as a Reporter on the climate desk.

Post and Courier: hires Kelly Poe (@kelly_poe) as a Newsletter Producer.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Arlene Satchell (@SunSentinel) has left.

Wall Street Journal: promotes Nick Elliott (@NickElliottDJ) to Head of Professional Products Innovation and Strategy. Wall Street Journal also promotes Dagmar Aalund (@DagmarAalund) to Deputy Coverage Chief for life and arts.


KYW-TV: promotes John Wilson (@CBSPhilly) to VP and News Director.

Business and Commerce

Barron’s: hires Mary Childs (@mdc) as a Senior Reporter, effective early next year.

Business Insider: hires Graham Rapier (@g_rapier) as a Reporter for Markets Insider, effective Jan. 2.

Marketwatch: hires Emily Bary (@emilybary) as a Tech Reporter focusing on Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and other hardware makers.

Consumer Lifestyle

Regent L.P.: acquires Sunset from Time Inc. Sunset is a travel and lifestyle magazine serving the western U.S. Meredith Corp. recently announced a deal to acquire Time Inc (@TimeInc).

Shape: Sara Angle (@Shape_Magazine) has left.

Technology and Telecoms

WRAL Tech Wire: launched a mobile-friendly redesign. It also dropped its paywall. The website covers technology business in the Raleigh-Durham area and other parts of North Carolina. Direct queries to Editor Rick Smith (@smithrick).



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News and Media (National)

Daily Express Online: David Dawkins (@DavidGDawkins) has been named City & Finance Reporter.

TV Life: Tom Atkinson (@akytom) has left journalism.

News and Media (Regional)

Croydon Advertiser: Thomas Mackintosh (@t_mackinstosh) has left.

Swindon Advertiser: Pete Gavan (@PeteGavan) joins as Editor in January.


BBC News & Current Affairs: Tom Hourigan (@TomHourigan) has been appointed Senior Broadcast Journalist.

BBC News Online: Thomas Mackintosh (@t_mackintosh) and Alex Therrien (@Al_Therrien) have been named Broadcast Journalist and Health & Science Reporter respectively.

BBC WM 95.6: Lisa Smith (@lisalaurasmith) has been appointed Broadcast Journalist.

BBC World Service: Mayeni Jones (@MayeniJones) has been named Nigeria Correspondent.

Digital Spy: Ian Sandwell (@ian_sandwell) has been appointed Digital TV Writer.

Consumer Lifestyle

Asda Good Living: Terry Barbrook (@asda) has been named Deputy Editor.

Glamour: Jade Moscrop (@GlamourMagUK) has been appointed Social Media Manager.

Grazia: Clara Dorrington (@claradorrington) has been named Senior Picture Researcher.

Maternity & Infant: has been renamed Maternity & Infant Family (@maternityinfant).

Which?: Gary Anderson (@WhichUK) has been appointed Deputy Head of News.

Energy, Environment and Natural Resources

Ends Europe: Jamie Carpenter (@J_J_Carpenter) has been appointed Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Pulse: Valeria Fiore (@GPpracticeMGMT) has joined as Journalist Intern.

Technology & Telecoms

Xbox: The Official Magazine: Adam Bryant (@OXM) has been named Staff Writer.


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