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Journalists on the move – Week of June 26

by | Jun 30, 2017 | Media Moves

Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.

The New York Times: ends “The Haggler” with columnist David Segal now on international business beat for the London bureau. Sheila Kaplan, former Washington correspondent for Stat, joins as reporter covering medicine, money and politics. Taffy Brodesser-Akner, previously a contributor to GQ, joins as features writer for culture desk.

Business Insider: Tanya Dua, formerly brands reporter for Digiday, joins as advertising reporter.

The Washington Post: Jack Gillum, formerly investigative reporter for The Associated Press, joins as reporter on investigative team. Alex Horton, formerly reporter for Stars and Stripes, joins as reporter on enterprise and breaking news beats.

Bloomberg News: Sarah Kopit moves from social velocity team leader to managing editor of breaking news in the Americas. Sonali Pathirana, moves from deputy New York bureau chief to managing editor for EMEA coverage. Katherine Cho becomes managing editor for Asia. Stephanie Flanders to lead new Bloomberg Economics unit. Daniel Moss, former executive editor of global economics, will move to new role within unit.

Vice Media: Jason Koebler, staff writer for “Motherboard”, moves to editor-in-chief.

CNN Investigates: Lex Haris, Eric Lichtblau, and Thomas Frank leave.

CNNMoney: Julia Carpenter, formerly social media editor for The Washington Post, joins as reporter on gender and money beat.

The Associated Press: Paul Harloff moves from business news editor to global markets editor.

Time Inc.: Hunter Lewis, who oversees Cooking Light, takes on role as editor-in-chief of Food & Wine. Lewis replaces Nilou Motamed, who leaves. Stacey Rivera moves from director of digital content for Cooking Light, to digital director of food for Time Inc.

The Verge: Natt Garun moves to technology editor. Tamara Warren moves to transportation editor. Tasha Robinson moves to film and television editor. James Vincent now covers artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Elle Décor: Whitney Robinson, previously style director for Town & Country, joins as editor-in-chief. Robinson replaces Michael Boodro, who leaves.

Buzzfeed: Mark Seibel, former chief of correspondents for McClatchy DC, joins as national security editor.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Lauren Gustus, previously with Fort Collins Coloradoean, joins as VP and executive editor. Gustus replaces Jim Witt who retires. Sean Burke, formerly with Gatehouse Media, joins as president and publisher. Burke replaces Gary Worte who leaves for The Sacramento Bee.

Times of Northwest Indiana: Larry Avila, formerly with Wisconsin State Journal, joins as business editor.

ProPublica: Ken Armstrong, formerly staff writer for The Marshall Project, joins as senior reporter.

WGCL-TV (Atlanta, GA): Frank Volpicella, news director, leaves.

WBEZ-FM (Chicago, IL): Steve Edwards, formerly executive director at Chicago University’s Insitute of Politics, joins as chief content officer.

PopSugar: Chelsea Hassler moves from social media consultant to senior editor for news and culture.

Club Industry: releases a mobile-friendly website redesign and discontinues mobile app.

Golf Magazine: David DeNunzio moves from managing editor to editor-in-chief. DeNunzio replaces David Clarke, who retires.

The Oklahoman: Jaclyn Cosgrove, health and medicine reporter, leaves to freelance. Eriech Tapia (pron. Eric), general-assignment reporter, will act as interim health reporter.

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