Journalists on the move – Week of October 30

by | Oct 30, 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

New York magazine: hires Laurie Abraham (@LaurieAbraham) as Executive Features Editor.

New York Post: hires Alexandra Steigrad (@AlexSteigrad) as a Media Reporter.

New York Times: promotes Adrienne Carter (@adriennecarter) to Deputy Business Editor.

Slate: promotes Lowen Liu (@lowenliu) to Deputy Editor.

Time: announced a series of high-level promotions. Siobhan O’Connor (@siobhannyc) remains as Executive Editor with oversight of day-to-day editorial operations for the magazine. She joined the magazine as its health editor. Executive Editor Sam Jacobs (@sampjacobs) will oversee editorial operations across all platforms. Executive Editor Matt Vella (@mattvella) will oversee enterprise coverage and big projects. Kira Pollack is now Deputy Editor.

Vox: promotes Eleanor Barkhorn (@eleanorbarkhorn) to Deputy Managing Editor, effective in November.

Washington Post: hires David J. Lynch (@davidjlynch) as an Economics Reporter. Elizabeth Bruenig (@ebruenig) is promoted to Writer and Editor for the Opinions team. Her interests include religion, culture and politics.


ABC News: promotes Dr. Jennifer Ashton (@drjashton) to Chief Medical Correspondent.

Bloomberg: promotes Kevin Whitelaw (@KevinWhitelaw1) to Deputy Managing Editor in the DC Bureau.

CBS News: appoints Jeff Glor as permanent Anchor of the “CBS Evening News.” Interim anchor Anthony Mason (@AnthonyMasonCBS) remains as Senior National Correspondent and co-host of “CBS This Morning: Saturday.”

Fox News Channel: Paula Rizzo (@ListProducer) has left to join Lights Camera Expert, a new media-training company.

Business and Commerce

NJBiz: hires John Parkinson (@NJBIZ) as Managing Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Chicago magazine: dining editor Penny Pollack retires.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Jezebel: hires Koa Beck (@Koalani) as Editor-in-Chief.

Healthcare and Medicine

Endpoints News: Brittany Meiling (@BrittanyMeiling) as a Senior Writer covering global pharma.

Medical Marketing & Media: Jaimy Lee (@jaimy_lee) has left to become a Healthcare News Editor at LinkedIn.

Politics, Government and Education

ALM: has consolidated its media properties under the Law.com domain. The outlets include The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and various state publications.



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News and Media (National)

Daily Express Online: Francesca Specter (@ChezSpecter) has been named Travel Reporter.

Daily Mail: Harry Hodges (@HJ_Hodges) has been appointed Associate Features Editor.

Fabulous: Lara Grayson (@Laraemmano) is relocating to Australia to pursue freelance stylist opportunities.

Independent, The: Alex Matthews-King (@amatthewsking) has been named Health Correspondent.

Sunday Times (City), The: Liam Kelly (@iamliamkelly) has been appointed Junior Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Metro: Layla Haidrani (@layla_haidrani) has joined as Lifestyle Reporter.


ITV News: Amber de Botton (@amberdebotton) has joined as Westminster News Editor.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider: Rosie Fitzmaurice (@rosiefitzmauric) has been named Lifestyle Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Glamour: James Williams (@JamesConradW12) has left to pursue freelance opportunities.

Grazia: Samantha Freedman (@samfreedman1) is available for freelance opportunities.

Red: Alisha Motion (@RedMagDaily) has been named Acting Fashion Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Nursing Standard: Layla Haidrani (@layla_haidrani) has left.

Pulse: Alex Matthews-King (@amatthewsking) has left.

Technology and Telecoms

PocketGamer.biz: Craig Chapple (@CraigChapple) and Ric Cowley (@riccowley) have been named Senior Editor and Deputy Editor respectively.


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