Journalists on the move – Week of May 29

by | Jun 2, 2017 | Media Moves

Notable journalist and media industry moves:

The New York Times: Liz Spayd, public editor, leaves.

The Associated Press: New Hampshire politics and government reporter Kathleen Ronayne moves to supervisory correspondent.

The Boston Globe: Larry Edelman moves from business editor to deputy managing editor of local, regional, and business news. Edelman’s promotion is part of the newsroom reorganization combining the business, metro, and lifestyle teams.

CNBC: Scott Zamost, formerly with CNN, joins as senior investigative producer.

CBS Evening News: Scott Pelley, anchor and managing editor, leaves program to focus on role as correspondent for “60 Minutes”. Anthony Mason will act as interim anchor.

Forbes: Matt Drange moves from technology beat to focus on business activities of President Trump.

Recode: former CNN political reporter Teddy Schleifer joins as senior editor in San Francisco.

Wired: Maria Streshinsky moves from features editor to executive editor. Tom Simonite, formerly San Francisco bureau chief for MIT Technology Review, joins as senior writer on artificial intelligence beat.

New York Magazine: Lauren Kern, executive editor, leaves to become editor-in-chief of Apple News.

U.S. News & World Report: Jennifer L.W. Fink joins as bimonthly columnist on parenting boys beat.

BizTimes Milwaukee: Lauren Anderson, former education reporter for Waukesha Freeman, joins as reporter on healthcare, nonprofits, technology, and insurance. Anderson will replace Ben Stanley, who leaves to become director of gBETA Milwaukee.

MarketWatch: Leslie Albrecht, former reporter for DNAinfo, joins as personal finance reporter.

Venture Beat: Blair Hanley Frank, former U.S. correspondent for IDG News Service, joins as writer on artificial intelligence, big data, and cloud computing.

New York Observer: Cole Garner Hill, Vinnie Mancuso, and Dana Schwartz leave.

Real Simple: Elizabeth Sile, previously associate travel editor at Departures, joins as senior editor. Katie Holdefehr, formerly senior projects editor at Apartment Therapy, joins as online senior editor.

O, The Oprah Magazine: Valerie Monroe, beauty director, leaves.

Mashable: Michael Nuñez, previously Gizmodo technology editor, joins as deputy technology editor.

Stat: Adam Feuerstein, former biotech writer at TheStreet.com, joins as senior writer and national biotech columnist.

NPR: Pallavi Gogoi, formerly a CNN senior editor, joins as chief business editor. Gogoi replaces Neal Carruth, who moves to general manager of podcasting.

AARP: Mary C. Hickey, VP and editor-in-chief, and Gabrielle Redford, executive editor for health, leave. Stephen Perrine joins as executive editor in New York City.

La Presse: moving to fully digital version, with the last print edition being issued on December 30, 2018. With the elimination of the print version, 49 full- and part-time employees will be laid off.


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