Journalists on the move – Week of February 19

by | Feb 19, 2018 | 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

Bloomberg: Caroline Chen (@CarolineYLChen) has joined ProPublica as Healthcare Reporter.

Newsweek: Linley Sanders (@LinleyAnn) and Jack Moore have left.

New York Times: hires Rumaan Alam (@Rumaan) as Special Projects Editor for the Books desk.

USA Today: appoints Nicole Carroll (@nicole_carroll) as Editor-in-Chief, replacing Joanne Lipman, who left. She begins in March.

Wall Street Journal: promotes Lynn Cook (@LynnJCook) to Management Bureau Chief.


CNBC: appoints Kate Rooney (@Kr00ney) as an Online Reporter focusing on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency.

KARE-TV: Jane Helmke (@kare11) has left.

KOMO-TV: hires Bill Dallman (@komonews) as News Director, effective April 9.

KPCC-FM: hires Megan Garvey (@garveymcvg) as Managing Editor, replacing Evelyn Larrubia, who is now Executive Editor of Marketplace.

Business and Commerce

TheStreet.com: hires Francesca Fontana (@francescamarief) as a Technology Reporter, effective Feb. 20.

Consumer Lifestyle

FoodService Director: Dana Moran (@fsdeditor) has left to pursue freelance opportunities.

NewBeauty: hires Emily Dougherty (@emilydnyc) as Editor-in-Chief.

Healthcare and Medicine

Bryn Mawr Communications: hires Anne M. Sydor (@PracticalNeuro) as Editor-in-Chief of Practical Neurology, replacing Ted Pigeon, who left.

Technology and Telecoms

Digiday: hires Tim Peterson (@petersontee) as Senior media reporter, effective Feb. 26.

MIT Technology Review: hires Megan McCarthy (@Megan) as Executive Editor, effective Feb. 20.



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News and Media (National)

i: Luke Lewis (@lukelewis) has been named Head of Audience.

Sunday Times Magazine: Lisa Markwell (@lisamarkwell) has been appointed Food Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Freelancer: Siobhan Morrin (@SiobhanMorrin) is available for freelance opportunities, covering culture, women’s interest, politics, travel and current affairs.

Stourbridge News: Stephanie Preece (@stephpreeceWN) has been named Editor.

Worcester News: Michael Purton (@michaelpurton) has been appointed Editor.


5 News: Cait Fitzsimons (@_caitfitz)has been named Editor.

BBC News at Six/BBC News at Ten: Lizzi Watson (@islingtonlizzi) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

BBC South East Today: Kelly Pyart (@KellyPyart) has been appointed Broadcast Journalist.

Bloomberg News: Suzi Ring (@journosooz) has been named Brexit Companies Reporter.

Channel 4 News: Liliane Landor (@lilo11) has been appointed Head of Foreign News.

ITV News: Rachel Corp (@rachelcorptweet) is now Deputy/Acting Editor.

Business and Commerce

Forbes.com: The Memo has been acquired by Forbes Media, for an undisclosed amount. The deal will result in the founding of the first full-fledged editorial team focussed on European Content, with The Memo’s founder and editor, Alex Wood (@ForbesEurope) taking on the role as European Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Blackhair: Erica Matthews (@Blackhairmags) has been named Fashion Editor.

Britain Magazine: Sally Coffey (@travelwrit) will be leaving at the end of March.

Cosmopolitan: Jo Taylor (@cosmopolitanuk) has been appointed Beauty Writer.

Madeformums.com: Magda Ibrahim (@magdaibrahim) has joined as Reviews Editor.

MotherandBaby.co.uk: Jane McGuire is leaving on March 1. Commissioning Editor Leigh Connelly (@MotherAndBaby) is point of contact until Editor position is filled.

Sloane Square: Layla Haidrani (@layla_haidrani) has joined as Writer/Journalist.

SoGlos.com: Kathryn Godfrey (@soglos) has been promoted to Staff Writer.

Town & Country: Rosie Williams (@townandcountry) has been appointed Senior Fashion Assistant.

Veggie Magazine: Sophie Rae (@rae_soph) has left to freelance.

Vogue: Liam Freeman (@freemans_land) has been appointed Fashion Features Editor.


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