Where did they go? Journalists on the move week of February 20

by | Feb 24, 2017 | Journalism, Media, Media Moves

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

The New York Times: Alison Mithcell moves from senior editor for news to assistant editor.

The Washington Post: Damian Paletta, former White House reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joins as senior economics correspondent. Suzanne Goldenberg, former U.S. environment correspondent for The Guardian, joins as economics and policy editor. Patrick Reis, previously deputy national editor for Politico, joins as economics and policy editor. Devlin Barrett, former Justice Department reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joins as national security reporter.

The Wall Street Journal: E.S. Browning retires.

The Atlantic: Annie Lowrey, formerly with New York, joins as economic policy writer.

Fox News Channel: Brenda Buttner, host of “Bulls & Bears,” passed away.

Money: Adam Auriemma moves from digital editor to editor-in-chief. He replaces Diane Harris who leaves.

Self: Amy Eisinger, former senior editor of Greatist, joins as director of special projects.

Modern Healthcare: Rachel Arndt, former associate editor of Popular Mechanics, joins as general assignment reporter in the Chicago office.

HealthiNation: Lauren Gelman, former executive digital director of Reader’s Digest, joins as editor-in-chief.

Thrillist: Andrew Zimmer, deputy editor for Time Out New York, joins as editorial director. He replaces Ben Robinson, who moves to chief creative officer.

Upstate Business Journal: Rudolph Bell, formerly with Greenville News, joins as business reporter.

Outside Magazine: Carly Graf, former editorial assistant for Shape, joins as assistant fitness editor.

ProPublica: prepares to launch regional operation ProPublica Illinois late this year. Louise Kiernan, former enterprise editor for the Chicago Tribune, joins as editor-in-chief of new operation.

Esquire: Steve Kandell, former BuzzFeed executive editor, joins as website director.

Hearst Magazines Digital Media: Elisa Benson now digital special projects director for Young Women’s Network. She will oversee social media for Cosmopolitan, Redbook, and Seventeen.

Town & Country: Lindsay Silberman joins as senior editor for website.

The Canadian Press: Jeffrey Hodgson, former Reuters Canada news editor, joins as business editor. Merita Ilo becomes Ontario bureau chief.

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