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Journalists on the move – Week of May 8

by | May 8, 2018 | Media Moves

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

USA AND CANADA

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News and Media

Atlantic, The: hires Taylor Lorenz (@TaylorLorenz) as Technology and Culture Reporter. Ellen Cushing (@elcush) has been named Senior Tech Editor.

Buffalo News: Denise Jewell Gee (@DeniseJewellGee) is now Assistant Managing Editor, overseeing news and business coverage.

HuffPost: moves Lauren Weber (@laurenweberhp) to a new role as an Enterprise Reporter covering “pandemics, infectious disease and emerging public health threats.”

New York Times: hires Li Yuan (@nytimes) as an Asia technology Columnist. She works from Hong Kong. Sydney Ember (@melbournecoal) moves to the politics team.

Time: hires Emma Barker (@emmajune) as Features Editor.

Wall Street Journal: appoints John Stoll (@johndstoll) as a Saturday Business Columnist.

Washington Post: hires Shibani Mahtani (@ShibaniMahtani) as a Southeast Asia Correspondent in Hong Kong.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider: hires Lauren Johnson (@LaurenJohnson) as Senior Advertising Reporter.

Denver Business Journal: Kourtney Geers (@kourtneygeers) has been appointed Managing Editor, effective June 11.

Phoenix Business Journal: Ilana Lowery (@phxbizjournal) has left.

Consumer Lifestyle

Glamour: hires Christina Coleman (@ChrissyCole) as News and Culture Director.

Harper’s Bazaar: appoints Amy Synnott (@amysynnott) as Executive Editor.

Men’s Health: hires Melissa Matthews (@m_matthews) as an Online Staff Writer.

WWD: promotes Kali Hays (@wwd) to Media Editor. Alexa Tietjen (@hernameislex) has been promoted to Beauty/Digital Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

American Hospital Association: will cease publication of Trustee magazine in June. Trustee Insights, a quarterly digital publication, will increase frequency to bimonthly. Both publications are targeted at hospital board members (@ahahospitals).

Politics, Government and Education

Bloomberg Law: hires Rebecca Baker (@RBakerNY) as Managing Editor for intellectual property law. She’s also president of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Technology and Telecoms

PCMag.com: hires John Burek (@johnburek) as Executive Editor for hardware reviews.

UK

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News and Media (National)

Daily Mail: Susie Coen (@SusieCoen) has been named TV & Radio Reporter.

Independent, The: Olivia Alabaster (@OliviaAlabaster) has been appointed Deputy International Editor.

Sun Sport, The: Simon Rice (@simonrice) has been named Deputy Digital Sports Editor.

TimesBusiness: Tabby Kinder (@Tabby_Kinder) has been appointed Professional Services Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Bolton News, The: Ian Savage (@iansavagebn) has left.

Daily Echo, The: Josh Wright (@JoshWrightGaz) has been appointed Reporter.

Hull Daily Mail: Henry Saker-Clark (@henrysakerclark) has left.

Mail, The: James Higgins (@James78Higgins) has left. Vanessa Sims (@MrsVanessaSims) has been named Editor.

News & Star: Chris Story (@chrisstorycn) has been appointed Editor at the News & Star and Cumberland News.

Consumer Lifestyle

Glamour: Josh Newis-Smith (@GlamourMagUK) has been named Celebrity and Entertainment Editor.

High Life: Helen Whitaker (@bahighlife) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

Porter Magazine: Hannah Cole (@PORTERmagazine) returns as Digital Style Editor.

Rhythm: Stuart Williams (@rhythmmagazine) has been named Editor.

Simply You: Claire McAteer (@bauermedia) is point of contact for the recently launched Bauer Media title.

Healthcare and Medicine

Top Sante Health & Beauty: Lizzy Dening (@LizzyDening) has been named Digital Editor/Fitness Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Trusted Reviews: Ced Yeun (@cedyuen) and David Ludlow (@daveludlow) have been appointed TV and Audio Editor and Home Technology Editor respectively.

What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision: (@whathifi) has been acquired by Future. Email formats have changed to firstname.surname@futurenet.com.

 

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