Journalists on the move – Week of May 22

by | May 26, 2017 | Media Moves

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

The Washington Post: launches “The Energy 202”, a new e-newsletter covering energy and environmental policy, with Dino Grandoni as primary contributor. Herman Wong moves from financial desk assignment editor to deputy editor on general assignment news desk. Jesse Mesner-Hage, news editor of Al Jazeera English, joins as commissioning editor for the video department.

The Associated Press: Anna Jo Bratton moves from assistant editor to U.S. West deputy director for newsgathering.

The Sacramento Bee: travel and lifestyle reporter Allen Pierleoni, critic-at-large Chris Macias, and theater critic Marcus Crowder all leave.

New York Review of Books: Ian Buruma joins as editor to replace Robert B. Silvers, who passed away.

Foreign Policy: David Rothkopf, editor and CEO, leaves.

ProPublica: Jodi S. Cohen and Jason Grotto, both formerly with Chicago Tribune, join as reporters for new regional news service in Illinois.

Prairie Business: Tom Dennis, former editorial page editor of the Grand Forks Herald, joins as editor.

South Florida Business Journal: Keith Larsen joins as reporter on banking, finance, private equity, economic development, and insurance beats.

Bloomberg BNA: Tara Jeffries, former finance reporter for Morning Consult, joins as reporter on telecom and technology beat.

Star Tribune: Adam Belz moves from economics reporter to Minneapolis city hall beat.

Drug Information Association: in June, Global Forum increases in frequency from bimonthly to monthly.

Bryn Mawr Communications: Michael Jones, previously associate editor of Merion Matters, joins as senior editor in the Vision Group.

CBC: Steve Ladurantaye steps away from the role of managing editor of The National.

National Post: Brian Platte, deputy digital editor with Ottawa Citizen, and Stuart Thomson, politics reporter with Edmonton Journal, both join the National Post parliamentary bureau.

Metro News: Perry King joins Metro News Canada as editor.

Global News: promotes Stephanie Irvine to network managing editor.

Toronto Star: hires Shree Paradkar as full-time columnist, focusing on race and gender.

Fredericton Daily Gleaner: Katrina Clarke, previously a freelancer with the Toronto Star, joins.

New Brunswick Telegraph Journal: Barbara Simpson, former reporter with The Observer, joins as municipal affairs reporter.


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