Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.
USA AND CANADA
News and Media
TheAtlantic.com: hires Ms. Swati Sharma (@SwatiGauri) as Deputy Editor.
Detroit Free Press: hires Randy Essex (@randyessex) as a Senior Content Director overseeing business coverage.
San Antonio Express-News: promotes Jennifer Hiller (@Jennifer_Hiller) to Deputy Business Editor. Lynn Brezosky (@lbrezosky) now covers economics and workplace, replacing David Hendricks, who will retire early next year.
Bloomberg: (@business) launches “The Bloomberg 50,” a franchise that will recognize influential figures in business, politics, science, technology and entertainment. The first list will be revealed in a special issue of Bloomberg Businessweek appearing Nov. 30. Honorees will also be recognized at “The Bloomberg 50 Gala” Dec. 4 in New York City. That event will be covered by Bloomberg Digital, Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Radio. Attendance is by invitation only.
NBC: hires David Gura (@davidgura) as a Business/Economics Reporter for NBC News and MSNBC, effective Nov. 25. He will also anchor “MSNBC Live” on weekends.
Univision News: senior national correspondent Lourdes Meluza (@lourdesmeluza) has retired.
Business and Commerce
Adweek: hires Josh Sternberg (@joshsternberg) as Technology Editor.
Barron’s: hires Jon Swartz (@jswartz) as a Senior Reporter, effective Dec. 4. He will cover technology.
Fortune: technology reporter Barb Darrow (@gigabarb) has left.
Brooklyn Magazine: hire Yahdon Israel (@yahdonisrael) as Editor-in-Chief.
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News and Media (National)
Mail Online: Tariq Tahir (@tariqtahir) has been appointed Foreign News Reporter.
Daily Mirror: Yara Silva (@yarasilva1) has been named Acting Head of Social Media.
News and Media (Regional)
Business Echo: Steven Hugill (@SHugillEcho) has been appointed Editor.
Hexham Courant: James Robinson (@madjimmyr2011) has been named Reporter, covering Norththumberland.
Press & Journal, The: Danny Law (@dannylaw) has been appointed Sports Editor.
Stratford-upon-Avon Herald: Matt Elofson (@elofsonmatt) has been named Reporter.
Sky News: David Mercer (@davidmercersky) has been appointed News Reporter.
Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing
Construction Manager: Will Mann (@will_mann) has been named Editor.
Glamour: Chelsea Hughes (@ChelsHughes92) has been named Picture and Multimedia Producer.
Schon Magazine: Marianna Frannais (@SchonMagazine) has been promoted to Fashion Editor-at-Large; Christophe Ruiz, aka Kristofj von Strass, has been named Fashion Editor; Douglas VanLaningham has been appointed Contributing Fashion Editor; Sara Delgado has been named Head of Digital.
sheerluxe.com: Holly O’Mahony (@hollyomahony) has been named Features Writer and Sub Editor.
Technology and Telecoms
Macworld UK: A series of promotions have been made across Macworld UK and TechAdvisor UK. Dominic Preston (@dompreston) is now Senior Staff Writer. Marie Black (@MarieLouBlack) has been named Group Editor. Chris Martin (@mrcjmartin) is now Reviews Editor. Henry Burrell (@hrburrell) has been promoted to Deputy Reviews Editor. Lewis Painter (@lewwypaints) is now Games Editor and Ashleigh Macro (@AshleighMacro) has been named Ecommerce Editor.
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