Journalists on the move – Week of February 26

by | Feb 26, 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 News: promotes Crayton Harrison (@crayton_h) to Managing Editor, Global Business Americas. In his new role, he oversees coverage of companies in the Americas.

Chicago Tribune: Robert Reed (@chicagotribune) has left.

New York Times: hires Jennifer Valentino-DeVries (@jenvalentino) as a Reporter. She will cover technology, social media platforms and artificial intelligence for the Investigations team.

ProPublica: hires David Armstrong (@DavidArmstrongX) as a Senior Reporter focusing on healthcare.

Washington Post: hires Sara Sorcher (@SaraSorcher) as Deputy Editor of “PowerPost,” effective March 12. She will help launch newsletters on technology and cybersecurity/defense. The PowerPost franchise targets decision-makers in Washington.


KETV-TV: Rose Ann Shannon (@KETV) retires, effective Feb. 28.

NBCUniversal Domestic Television: cancels “Harry,” the syndicated daytime talk show hosted by Harry Connick Jr. Production will continue through the end of the season in September.

Business and Commerce

Bank Director: hires Jake Lowary (@JakeLowary) as Managing Editor, effective March 5.

Milwaukee Business Journal: hires Nick Williams (@NWilliamsMBJ) as a Residential Real Estate, Transportation and Technology Reporter.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Manufacturing.Net: Abbey Dean (@AbbDean) has left.

Consumer Lifestyle

Nylon: Sandra Song (@sndrsng) has been appointed Senior Entertainment Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Freelancer: Ken Terry a writer focusing on healthcare business and health IT, has taken a full-time job with PR/marketing firm Amendola Communications (@AmendolaComm).

Politics, Government and Education

CalMatters: hires Dan Morain (@DanielMorain) as a Commentary Editor. He will also produce a daily newsletter.

Technology and Telecoms

CRN: hires Dylan Martin (@DylanLJMartin) as an Associate Editor, effective March 12. He will cover Intel and the Internet of Things for an audience of tech resellers and system integrators.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Telegraph: Harry Yorke (@HarryYorke1) has been named Political Correspondent.

Guardian, The: Jim Waterson (@jimwaterson) will be joining as Media Editor.

Sun Online, The: David Trayner (@davidtrayner) and Sophia Moir (@smoir) have been named Assistant News Editor and Sun Savers Editor respectively.

News and Media (Regional)

Chronicle, The: Michael Muncaster (@michaelmjourno) has been appointed Content Editor across The Sunday Sun, The Journal and The Chronicle.


BBC News & Current Affairs: Adina Campbell (@adinacampbell) has been named Community Affairs Correspondent.

BBC North West Tonight: Kevin Fitzpatrick (@kevfitz21) has been appointed Political Editor.

BBC Radio Manchester: Chelsea Norris (@radiochelsea) and Mat Trewern (@mattrewern) has been named Breakfast Presenter and Political Reporter respectively.

BBC Wales: Gemma Parry (@GemmaParry4) has been appointed Multi Platform Journalist.

Daily Politics: Rob Burley (@RobBurl) has been named Editor (Live Political Programmes).

Dispatches: Louisa Compton (@louisa_compton) has been appointed Commissioning Editor.

ITV News: Tom Clarke (@tomclarke4) has been appointed Science Editor.

talkSPORT: Jamie Sanderson (@Sanderson) has been named Social Media Programming Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Marie Claire: Jenny Proudfoot (@JenniferBella30) has been promoted to Junior Digital News Editor.

MR PORTER: Tom Ford (@tommerlinford) has been promoted to Daily Editor.

Now: Georgia Farquharson (@celebsnow) has joined Now, Woman, Woman’s Own and Woman’s Weekly as Celebrity Writer.

Spectator Life: Danielle Wall (@Spectator_LIFE) has been appointed Editor.

Vogue: Katie Berrington (@KatieBerrington) has been promoted to Associate Digital Editor. Alice Casely-Hayford (@BritishVogue) has been named Digital Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Health Service Journal: Annabelle Collins (@HSJAnnabelle) has been named Workforce Correspondent.

Technology and Telecoms

Computer Business Review: James Nunns (@JamesNunns) has been named Editor.

Freelancers: Nick Carson (@nickcarson), Steve McCaskill (@MickeyCaskill) and Sunetra Chakravarti (@csunetra) are available for commissions.


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