Journalists on the move – Week of November 27

by | Nov 27, 2017 | Media Moves

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


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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.

Consumer Lifestyle

Brooklyn Magazine: hire Yahdon Israel (@yahdonisrael) as Editor-in-Chief.



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News and Media (National)

Daily Telegraph: Louis Emanuel (@louisjemanuel) has been appointed Assistant Foreign News Editor. Rozina Sabur (@RozinaSabur) has been named Washington Correspondent.

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.

Consumer Lifestyle

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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