Journalists on the move – Week of June 12

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

The New York Times: Kevin Roose, former VP of editorial Fusion , joins as business columnist.

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The Washington Post: launches new digital publication for millennial women, “The Lily”. Amy King will be editor, and Neema Roshania Patel will act as deputy editor.

The Associated Press: Julie Pace moves from White House correspondent to Washington bureau chief.

The Wall Street Journal: David Crawshaw moves from deputy business editor to world editor for Asia. Phred Dvorak moves from Asia Pacific finance editor to senior reporter, Asia. Serena Ng becomes Asia finance editor.

Fortune: Mathew Ingram, senior writer, leaves.

Fox News: Noah Kotch, co-founder of Heat Street, joins as editor-in-chief and VP of digital. Joanne Po, executive producer of The Wall Street Journal, joins as executive producer and head of digital content development.

Voice of America: Michelle Quinn, columnist for San Jose Mercury News, joins as chief of Silicon Valley bureau.

Arizona Daily Star (Tucson): Sarah Garrecht Gassen moves from editorial writer to editorial page editor.

Wired: Vera Titunik, former online executive editor of The New Yorker, joins as features editor. Jason Parham, previously senior editor of The Fader, joins as senior writer on culture beat.

Techwire: Dennis Noone replaces Matt Williams as managing editor.

Vocativ: moves to all-video website format, with Ben Reininga remaining as editor-in-chief. Tim Bella, Ed Cara, Tracy Clark-Flory, Tomás Ríos, Jamie Tarabay, and Jess Leber leave.

Bloomberg Businessweek: launches redesign with new features, including the “Daily IQ” e-newsletter and a new lifestyle section titled “Pursuits”.

Brimingham Business Journal: Tyler Patchen replaces Alan Alexander as healthcare and technology reporter.

Baltimore Business Journal: Rhonda Pringle, previously advertising director for Phoenix Business Journal, joins as president and publisher.

Columbus Business First: Mark Somerson, former assistant metro editor for the Columbus Dispatch, joins as managing editor.

Money: Karen Damato, assistant managing editor, leaves.

ProPublica Illinois: Mick Dumke, formerly with Chicago Sun-Times, joins as investigative reporter. Logan Jaffe, former producer for Chicago Public Media, joins as engagement reporter. Sandhya Kambhampati, former reporter for Correctiv, joins as data reporter.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Nathan Owens joins as business reporter covering Tyson Foods. Dalton LaFerney joins as transportation reporter.

WDAF-TV (Kansas City, MO): Dana McDaniel, formerly KTVU-TV (San Francisco, CA) VP, joins as news director.

KPCC-FM (Los Angeles, CA): cancels weekend program “Off-Ramp” with host John Rabe moving from production and promotions director.

A+E Networks: Missy Sullivan, previously arts and entertainment editor for Wall Street Journal, joins as digital special projects.

America City Business Journals: David Arnott, national news desk editor, leaves.

Talking Points Memo: Sam Thielman, former technology reporter for The Guardian, joins as investigative reporter.

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News: Randi Hernandez, formerly with Pharmaceutical Technology, replaces Tamlyn Oliver as managing editor. Tamlyn Oliver is now managing editor of Biocompare.

UBM Life Sciences: Jonathan Cotto, community manager, leaves. Editor-in-chief Lisa Henderson will oversee department until replacement is found.


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