Journalists on the move – Week of July 10

by | Jul 17, 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 (Regional)

Bristol Evening Post, The: John Evely has been named Sports Reporter.

Dundee Evening Telegraph: Steven Bell (@DCC_Steve) is leaving at the end of the month.

Watford Observer: Kelly Pells has been appointed Assistant Content Editor.


ITV Wales: Laura Allen (@LauraJournal) has been appointed Production Journalist. She was previously news editor at Made in Cardiff.

Business and Commerce

Investment Adviser: David Baxter (@davidrbaxter) has been promoted to News Editor.

Money Marketing: Valentina Romeo (@ValRome0) has been promoted to Head of Investment News.

Consumer Lifestyle

Country Living: Susy Smith (@CLeditor) has been appointed Group Editorial Director of Country Living, House Beautiful and Elle Decoration.

Crumbs Magazine: Dan Izzard (@SimpleLampoon) has been named Online Editor.

Culture Trip: Claire Lancaster has been appointed UK Tech and Entrepreneur Editor.

Dazed & Confused: Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff (@CharlieBCuff) has been named Weekend Editor.

Homestyle Magazine: Becca Green has been appointed Editorial Assistant.

i-D: Hanna Hanra has been named Digital Director.

Man About Town: Danny Reed has left to pursue freelance opportunities.

Period Living: Rachel Crow is on leave. Beth Murton (@BethMurton) has been appointed Acting Content Editor.

Red: Sarah Bailey  has been named Editorial Director across Red, Good Housekeeping and Prima.

Healthcare and Medicine

Cosmetics Business News: Sarah Parsons has been appointed Assistant Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Computer Weekly: Zach Emmanuel has been appointed Reporter.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

Auto Express: Lawrence Allan (@LobAllan) has been named Senior Staff Writer. James Brodie (@JimmyBrods) has been appointed Staff Writer. Sam Naylor (@SamNaylor_AE) has been named Senior Reviewer.

TTG – UK & Ireland: Crystal Chung (@CrystalChungTTG) has been appointed Deputy News Editor.



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News and Media

Baltimore City Paper: will cease publication later this year.

Cincinnati Enquirer: Randy Tucker (@Rtucker612) has been appointed Commercial Real Estate Reporter.

Detroit Free Press: Robert Huschka (@MakingNews) has left.

Hill, The: John Solomon (@jsolomonReports) joins as Executive VP of Digital Video.

New York Post: Catherine Kast (@TheUsualCk) has been appointed Features Editor and Writer. Lauren Christensen (@lachristensen) has been named Senior Staff Editor for the Books desk, effective later this month. She will edit coverage of fiction and nonfiction books. Susan Ellingwood (@ellingwood) will move to the Books desk in August as Senior Staff Editor. Her responsibilities will include news, features and nonfiction book reviews.

New York Times, The: Eileen Sullivan has been appointed News Reporter.

Wall Street Journal: Matt Murray (@murraymatt) has been promoted to Executive Editor, managing news on all platforms.

Washington Post: Tokyo Bureau Chief Anna Fifield (@annafifield) and China Bureau Chief Simon Denyer (@simondenyer) will trade roles, effective next summer. The Japan bureau also covers North and South Korea. David Von Drehle has been named Staff Columnist for the “Opinions” section, effective in August. He will write a twice-weekly column about “the uneasy landscape of modern America and American politics.”


KFOR-TV NBC: Lili Zheng (@lilizhengTV) has been appointed General Assignment Reporter.

WNYC-AM/FM: Rhyne Piggott (@rhyne) has been named Editor overseeing data news and interactive journalism. He replaces John Keefe who became App Product Manager for Quartz.

WRAL-TV: Travis Fain has been named State Government Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Capitol Forum: Corinne Jurney (@CorinneJurney) has been named Consumer Protection Correspondent, effective August 1.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: Mark Solheim replaces Janet Bodnar as Editor.

RecruitingDaily.com: John Hollon (@johnhollon) has been named Editor. He’s also a former editor of Workforce Management. The site targets HR executives.

Consumer Lifestyle

Men’s Health: Brad Wieners (@BradWieners) has been named Executive Editor. Ben Court (@benhdc) has been promoted to Deputy Editor of cross-platform content. John Lonsdale (@lonsdale_john) joins as Online Style, Grooming and Gear Editor. Danielle Zickl (@danizickl) joins as Online Assistant Editor, Products.

Healthcare and Medicine

Frontline Medical Communications: Jeff Bauer has been appointed Editor of Current Psychiatry and Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, replacing Erica Vonderheid. He had been editor of Emergency Medicine. All are peer-reviewed journals.

Sports and Leisure

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia: Dei Lynam (@dlynamCSN) and Tim Panaccio (@tpanotchUFA) have left.

Technology and Telecoms

Information, The: Priya Anand (@Priyasideas) has been appointed Reporter, covering Amazon.

Mashable: Michael F Nunez (@MichaelFNunez) has been named Deputy Tech Editor.

Wirecutter, The: Rachel Cericola (@rachelcericola) has been appointed Staff Writer.


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