Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.
USA AND CANADA
News and Media
New Yorker, The: hires Troy Patterson (@untitledproject) as an Online Cultural Critic focusing on television. Author Masha Gessen (@mashagessen) will write a twice-weekly column for the website. She will cover domestic and foreign political topics.
New York Times: Stephanie Strom (@nytimes) has left.
ABC News: hires Tara Palmeri (@tarapalmeri) as White House Correspondent.
Fox News Channel: Kenneth Tucker has left.
Wisconsin Public Radio: host Joy Cardin (@WPR) has retired.
Business and Commerce
Adweek: Christopher Heine (@Chris_Heine) is leaving for a new role with Bateman Group.
Dayton Business Journal: promotes Don Baker (@DBJnews) to President and Publisher, replacing Carol Clark, who left.
Los Angeles Business Journal: Tom Hicks and Chelsea Schreiber (@LABJnews) have left.
Washington Business Journal: Karen Goff has left.
Conde Nast: plans an Oct. 26 launch for Them, a digital editorial brand targeting the LBGTQ market. Teen Vogue Digital Editorial Director Phillip Picardi (@pfpicardi) is overseeing the launch. He also serves as Digital Editorial Director of Allure and will retain both of his current roles.
Rachael Ray Every Day: promotes Lauren Iannotti (@laureniannotti) to Editor-in-Chief and Content Director.
Texas Monthly: hires Kathy Blackwell (@kathyblackwell) as Executive Editor, effective later this month. She will manage lifestyle coverage.
Time Inc.: hires Julie Alvin (@JulieAlvin_) as a Digital Director for its lifestyle publications, including InStyle, Real Simple and Hello Giggles.
Culture, Entertainment and the Arts
Entertainment Weekly: will move its offices from New York to Los Angeles in March 2018. It will occupy the same location as People’s West Coast bureau.
Technology and Telecoms
Gizmodo Media Group: John Cook has left.
MIT Technology Review: Martin Giles (@martingiles) joins as San Francisco Bureau Chief, effective in November.
Wirecutter: launched a redesign that incorporates the previously separate website, The Sweethome. The site focuses on product reviews. Health and fitness is a major category of coverage (@wirecutter).
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News and Media (National)
Daily Express Online: Matt Atherton (@Athers92) has been named Online Health Reporter.
Express Sport: Bruce Archer (@Bruce_Archer89) has been appointed Online Sports News Editor.
Financial Times: Olaf Storbeck (@OlafStorbeck) has been named Frankfurt Banking Correspondent. Jamie Chisholm has left to freelance.
News and Media (Regional)
Cambridge News: Katy Hallam (@Katy_Hallam) has been appointed Homepages Editor.
LBC: Oli Dugmore (@OliDugmore) has been appointed Content Editor.
Smooth Radio: Tom Eames (@eamezey) has been named Online Senior Content Editor.
Bella: Kate Martin (@KateMartin79) has been named Style Editor.
Harper’s Bazaar: Laura Morrissey (@BazaarUK) has been appointed Bookings Assistant.
Hello!: Laura Sutcliffe (@hellomag) has been named Online Fashion and Beauty Writer.
Motherborad (Vice): Ben Sullivan (@_BenSullivan_) has left to pursue freelance opportunities.
Red: Tanita Montogomery (@TanitaM) is leaving to pursue freelance opportunities.
Superdrug’s Dare Magazine: Chloe Alexandrou (@superdrug) has been appointed Beauty Assistant.
Woman & Home: Miranda McMinn (@womanandhome) has been named Executive Editor.
Politics, Government and Education
FE Week: Pippa Allen-Kinross (@pippa_ak) has been named Senior Reporter.
TES Magazine: Charlotte Santry (@CharlotteSantry) has been appointed Chief Reporter.
Technology and Telecoms
Freelancer: Alistair Charlton (@AlistairJ90) has left International Business Times and is available for freelance commissions. He covers consumer technology, smart phones, gadgets and tablets, as well as topics related to cars.
WIRED: Matt Reynolds (@mattsreynolds1) has been named Technology Reporter.
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