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Journalists on the move – Week of October 2

by | Oct 2, 2017 | 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

Bloomberg News: hires Ali Stratton (@_AliStratton_) as a Reporter focusing on food, retail and other consumer-related companies.

Buffalo News: hires Josh Barnett (@byjoshbarnett) as Executive Sports Editor.

Houston Chronicle: hires Erica Grieder (@EricaGrieder) as Metro Columnist, effective in October. Paul Takahashi (@paultakahashi) join as same.

New Yorker, The: Susan Glasser (@sbg1) is now writing a twice-monthly politics column for the website. She will focus on the domestic impact of Trump administration actions. She will continue to write her international-affairs column for Politico.

Reuters: hires Paresh Dave (@peard33) as Tech Reporter. He will focus on Google and its related companies including YouTube and Waymo.

Vox.com: promotes Lauren Williams (@laurenwilliams) to Editor-in-Chief, replacing Ezra Klein, who moves to Editor-at-Large. Director of programming Allison Rockey (@AllisonRockey) is now Executive Editor and Director of Editorial Strategy.

Wall Street Journal: hires Michael R. Gordon as a National Security Reporter, effective in mid-November. He will focus on the Pentagon and the State Department. Julie Bykowicz (@bykowicz) joins in early October to cover money and politics. She’s based in D.C. Dan Kruger (@TheRealDFK) joins as a Reporter covering Treasury bonds and currencies. Allison Prang (@AllisonPrang) joins as a Breaking News Reporter, effective Oct. 5. Ian Talley (@iantalley) is now covering economic sanctions, terror finance and other topics related to global illicit finance.

Broadcasting

CNN: hires Veronica Rocha (@VeronicaRochaLA) as an Online Breaking News Reporter.

KOIN-TV: hires Justin Burton (@jburtonnews) as Assistant News Director.

KUOW-FM: hires Jill Jackson (@jacksonjk) as News Director.

SiriusXM: hires Megan Liberman (@meganliberman) as Senior VP for News, Talk and Entertainment.

WRIC-TV: Parker Slaybaugh leaves, effective October 4.

Business and Commerce

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: promotes Anne Kates Smith (@AnneKatesSmith) to Executive Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Lifetime: hires Faye Penn (@fayepenn) as VP of Editorial.

New York Times Magazine: launches “On Medicine,” a monthly column by physician and author Siddhartha Mukherjee. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his book “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.”

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Advertising Age: underwent a major redesign and rebranding. It’s now known officially as “Ad Age.” Editorial changes include the incorporation of “Creativity” as a vertical section in the print edition.

 

UK

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News and Media (National)

Daily Mail: Natasha Wynarczyk (@tash_wynarczyk) has been appointed Assistant Editor, Good Health.

Fabulous: Laura Jackson (@Journojacko) has been named Acting Lifestyle Editor.

Financial Times: Paul Murphy (@murphyp) has been named Investigations Editor. Madison Marriage (@miss_marriage) has been appointed Accounting and Tax Correspondent.

Guardian Guide, The: Harriet Gibsone (@harrietgibsone) has been named Deputy Editor.

Independent, The: Matthew Murphy (@Matt__Murphy) has been named Acting Video Editor.

Mail on Sunday: William Turvill (@wturvill) has been appointed City Reporter.

Sun Online, The: Hollie Borland (@HollieBorland) and Robert Goodman (@robgood4) have been appointed Digital Consumer Reporter and Senior Digital Consumer Reporter respectively.

Sunday Times Style: Scarlett Russell (@ScarRoseRussell) has been named Entertainment Editor. Phoebe McDowell (@PhoebeJMcD) has been appointed Assistant Beauty Editor. Sarah Jossel (@SarahJossel) has been named Beauty Director.

Sunday Times Magazine, The: Marina O’Loughlin (@MarinaOLoughlin) has been appointed Restaurant Critic.

News and Media (Regional)

Ham and High Series: India Block (@indiablock) has left.

Metro.co.uk: Pascale Day (@Pas__) has been appointed Entertainment Reporter.

Press and Journal, The: Neil Drysdale (@NeilDrysdale) has been appointed Chief News Features Writer.

Thomson Reuters: Lee Manion (@leemannion) and Julien Ponthus (@JulienReuters) have been appointed Social Enterprise Correspondent and Stock Markets Correspondent respectively.

Broadcasting

5 News: Katherine Nash (@knash85) has been appointed Presenter and Reporter.

BBC Asian Network: Arif Ansari (@BBC_Arif) has been named Political Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Boots Health & Beauty Magazine: Charlotte Grant-West has left.

Business Traveller: Jenny Southan (@JennySouthan) has left.

Candid Magazine: Harry Mills has been named Lifestyle Editor.

Deezen.com: India Block (@indiablock) has been appointed Reporter.

Glamour: Rebecca Fearn (@Bfearn25) has left.

GQ: Vaness Kingori has joined Vogue as Publisher.

i-on Aberdeen: Lucy Cruickshank (@ion_magazine) has been appointed Digital Content Executive.

SheerLuxe.com: Charlotte Collins (@SheerLuxe) has been promoted to Fashion Editor.

Stylus: the fashion and Beauty sections have split. Lisa Payne (@L_tothe_Payne) is Editor of Beauty. Emily Gordon (@emilyeverything) is Senior Editor of Fashion.

Vogue: Giles Hattersley (@GilesHattersley) has been named Features Director.

You & Your Wedding: Hollie Bond is on leave. Hannah Davies (@HannahGDavies) is covering.

Healthcare and Medicine

Digital Health: Laura Stevens (@LauraStevens22) has left.

Technology and Telecoms

Hot Stuff: Matt Tate (@MattWTate) has been named Hot Stuff Editor.

UKTechNews: Yessi Bello Perez (@yessibelloperez) has been appointed Editor.

 

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