Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.
USA AND CANADA
News and Media
BuzzFeed: Doree Shafrir (@doree) has left.
New York Times: hires Alexandra March (@byalexmarch) as Newsletter Editor for the Opinion section.
Palm Beach Post: Tom Peeling (@pbpost) has retired.
Reuters: moves Liana Baker (@LianaBaker) to the shareholder activism and corporate governance beat in New York.
Washington Post: appoints Jason Rezaian (@jrezaian) as a Global Opinions Writer focusing on human rights and freedom of the press. Amy Gardner (@AmyEGardner) has been appointed Reporter on the political enterprise and investigations team.
ABC News: hires Whit Johnson (@WhitJohnson) as a Correspondent in New York.
NPR: hires Ayesha Rascoe (@ayesharascoe) as White House correspondent, effective April 2.
WNBC-TV: hires Amy Morris (@nbcnewyork) as VP of news, replacing Susan Sullivan who took a position with the Standards & Practices department at NBC News.
Business and Commerce
American City Business Journals: appoints Mary Huss as Publisher of the Silicon Valley Business Journal, in addition to her current role as Publisher of the San Francisco Business Times (@SFBusinessTimes).
Business North Carolina: hires Taylor Wanbaugh (@TaylorWanbaugh) as Assistant Editor.
Elle.com: hires Jessica Roy (@JessicaKRoy) as Deputy Editor.
Healthcare and Medicine
AAMCNews: Eve Glicksman (@evewrites) has left to freelance.
Cannabis Wire: is set to launch as a subscription-based news organization covering the cannabis industry. The co-founders are Nushin Rashidian (@nushinrashidian) and Alyson Martin (@alysonrmartin). It will be hosted on Civil, a publishing platform set to launch this spring that will use blockchain technology.
Sports and Leisure
Athletic, The: hires Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) as a Writer covering sports media.
Runner’s World: hires Danielle Zickl (@danizickl) as Associate Health and Fitness Editor.
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News and Media (National)
Alphaville: Jemima Kelly (@jemimajoanna) has been named Reporter.
Indy100: Ryan Butcher (@ryanjohnbutcher) has been appointed Acting Editor.
LoveYourSunday: Rosie Hopegood (@RosieHopegood) has been named Deputy Features Editor.
Sun, The: Dan Wootton (@danwootton) has been named Executive Editor.
Sunday Times, The: Andrew Byrne (@aqbyrne) has been appointed EU Correspondent.
We Love TV: Neil Batey (@MirrorTV) has been appointed Deputy TV Features Editor.
News and Media (Regional)
Chronicle, The: (@ChronicleLive) has moved to new offices at Eldon Square.
Evening Standard: Amelia Heathman (@ameliax1) has been named Tech Reporter.
Gloucestershire Echo: Ellis Lane (@ellislane3) has been promoted to Senior Digital Reporter.
HuffPost, The: Jess Brammer (@jessbrammar) has been appointed Head of News.
News, The: Kieran Davey (@KieranDavey1) has been promoted to Head of Digital.
BBC Look East: Leigh Milner (@EyupLeigh) has been named Essex Reporter.
Bloomberg: Geoffrey Smith (@business) has been appointed Europe Finance Editor.
Business and Commerce
Technology and Telecoms
Eureka: Paul Fanning (@eurekamagazine) has been named Editor.
Trusted Reviews: Jon Porter (@JonPorty) has been appointed Senior News and Features Writer.
UKTN: Sian Bradley (@_SianAbigail) has been named Reporter.
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