Journalists on the move – Week of November 6

by | Nov 6, 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

Arizona Republic: Detroit Free Press, Des Moines Register, and Indianapolis Star are among about 100 Gannett newspapers that have undergone redesigns giving them a similar appearance to USA Today. All are part of Gannett’s USA Today network.

Chicago Sun-Times: promotes Chris Fusco (@FuscoChris) to Editor-in-Chief.

Daily Beast: hires Taylor Lorenz (@TaylorLorenz) as a Tech Reporter. She will move from New York to San Francisco after the holidays.

DNAinfo Chicago: Jen Sabella (@jensabella) has left to launch a new website for The Onion.

El Paso Times: promotes Zahira Torres (@zahiratorres) to Editor and News Director, replacing Robert Moore, who left.

Time: hires W.J. Hennigan (@wjhenn) as National Security Correspondent.

Wall Street Journal: Carolyn Cui (@carolyn_cui) has left to become an Investment Analyst.

Washington Post: hires Allison Klein (@AlliKlein) as the Writer and Anchor of “Inspired Life,” which profiles people with inspiring life stories. She was previously a crime reporter for the paper. Anton Troianovski (@antontroian) has been named Moscow Bureau Chief, effective Nov. 13.


Consumerist: has ceased publication (@consumerist). Some content will be incorporated into the Consumer Reports website. Consumers Union acquired the watchdog site in 2008.

CNBC Digital: hires Alex Sherman (@sherman4949) as M&A Reporter effective in December. He will focus on M&A and venture capital among technology businesses.

KTXL-TV: promotes Monika Diaz (@moninews) to News Director.

Business and Commerce

Marketplace: hires Sarah Moughty (@smoughts) as Executive Director of Digital.

Consumer Lifestyle

Elle: hires Emma Rosenblum (@EmmaRosenblum) as Executive Editor. Katie Connor (@katielcon) joins as Deputy Editor.

Redbook: Meredith Rollins (@mckrollins) has left.

Teen Vogue will cease print publication next year. GQ, Glamour, Allure and Architectural Digest will reduce frequency from monthly to 11 times per year. Bon Appétit, W and Condé Nast Traveler will also reduce frequency.

Healthcare and Medicine

American Diabetes Association: Kelly Rawlings has left. Her responsibilities included oversight of the ADA’s patient magazine, Diabetes Forecast. She’s now Head of Content Development for Vida Health, a San Francisco start-up that provides online health coaching services.

Politics, Government and Education

Splinter: hires Clio Chang (@cliomiso) has been appointed Staff Writer.



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News and Media (National)

Daily Express: Tom Rawle (@trawle91) has been named Group Social Media Editor.

Daily Mirror: Amy-Clare Martin (@amyclaremartin) has been appointed News Reporter.

Telegraph Business: Jack Torrance (@thejacktorrance) has been named Business Reporter.

YOU: Nicole Gray (@Nicole_M_Gray) has been appointed Interiors Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Metro.co.uk: Natasha Salmon (@Tash_Salmon) has been appointed Social Media Producer.

Paisley Daily Express: Gavin McInally (@pdeofficial) has been appointed Editor.


BBC News & Current Affairs: Daniele Palumbo (@Danict89) has been appointed Business Data Journalist.

Consumer Lifestyle

Essential Kitchen & Bathroom Business Magazine: Leigh-Anne Roberts (@ekbbusiness) has been named Deputy Editor.

IMAGE: Ellie Balfe (@EllieBalfe) has left to freelance.

MCA Insight: Mark Wingett (@MCAInsight) has been promoted to Editor-at-Large/Head of Content (Events).

OK!: Megan Davies (@meganrdavies_) has been named Junior Sub Editor.

Stylist: Joanna McGarry (www.joannamcgarry.com) has left to pursue freelance opportunities.

Woman’s Own: Selina Maycock (@WomansOwn) has been appointed Senior Celebrity Writer.

Woman & Home: Eleni Kyriacou (@elenikyr) has been named Freelance Commissioning Editor.

Wylde Magazine: Alexandra Fullerton (@ Fullerton_fash) has been appointed Fashion Director-at-Large.

Healthcare and Medicine

Digital Health: Owen Hughes (@OwenRDHughes) has been appointed Senior Journalist.

Pure Beauty: Sarah Parsons (@mssarahparsons) and Lucy Tandon Copp (@lucytandoncopp) have been named Features Editor and Group Editor respectively.

Technology and Telecoms

Maintenance & Engineering: David Fowler (@DavidxFowler) has been appointed Editor.


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