Journalists on the move – Week of April 1

by | Apr 1, 2019 | 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 Times: moves Sopan Deb (@SopanDeb) to the NBA beat. David Chen (@davidwchen) has moved to the sports desk.

Reuters: Alister Doyle (@alisterdoyle) has left. He is now working as a freelancer in Oslo, Norway.


CNBC.com: hires Megan Graham (@megancgraham) as a Staff Reporter covering the advertising business, effective in early April.

NY1: hires Jillian Jorgensen (@Jill_Jorgensen) as Education Reporter.

Poynter Institute: (@Poynter) announced a partnership between PolitiFact and Noticias Telemundo, which provides news programming to Spanish-language Telemundo affiliates. Under the deal, PolitiFact reporters and editors will appear for interviews on Noticias Telemundo broadcasts, and PolitiFact will fact-check statements submitted by Noticias Telemundo. In addition, the organizations will collaborate to translate PolitiFact fact-checks into Spanish for use online and on TV.

Business and Commerce

Barron’s Group: hires Selin Bucak (@SelinBucak2) as a London-based senior reporter for Private Equity News.

Marketplace: hires Meghan McCarty Carino (@meghamama) as a Reporter covering workplace issues, effective in early April.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: hires Dylan Thomas (@MSPBJnews) as a Reporter covering residential real estate, homebuilding, transportation and manufacturing.

Quartz: moves Sarah Todd (@SarahLizChar) to Senior Reporter for the “Quartz at Work” section.

Wall Street Journal: has announced a partnership with Apple in which selected content from the paper will appear in Apple News +, the company’s forthcoming subscription news service. The organizations will also collaborate in additional areas including video, market data and artificial intelligence. The paper has promoted Jennifer Hicks (@jenniferhicks) to Editor of news partnerships, with oversight of the Apple platform. The paper plans to hire additional editorial staff for the venture. Ben Pershing (@benpershing) joins as Politics Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

New York Magazine: hires Marisa Carroll (@Marisa_Carroll) as Features Editor.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Vice Digital: hires Katie Drummond (@katiedrumm) as Senior VP.

Healthcare and Medicine

Association of Health Care Journalists: (@AHCJ) has announced the 2018 winners in its Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. They include journalists from ProPublica, Kaiser Health News, KQED-FM, Nature, inewsource.org, The Vancouver Sun, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, Santa Fe New Mexican, Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. See the complete list of winners and nominees here: https://healthjournalism.org/awards-winners.php?Year=2018

Politics, Government and Education

Marshall Project: hires Susan Chira (@susanchira) as Editor-in-Chief.

Technology and Telecoms

New Consumer (https://newconsumer.com): launches as a subscription-based digital publication “covering the intersection of technology and consumer brands.” Dan Frommer (@fromedome) is the Founder and Editor.


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News and Media (Regional)

Worcester News: Steven Collins (@collins_wn) has been appointed Community Digital Journalist.

Business and Commerce

Executive Grapevine: Jade Burke (@JadeBurke77) has been appointed Online Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

An Essex Wedding: Hannah Faulder (@HannahFaulder) has been appointed Editor.

Bighospitality.co.uk: James McAllister (@jamesmca90) has been named Reporter.

Elle Decoration: Bethan Ryder (@BethanRyder) has been appointed Editorial Manager.

Harrods Magazine: Poppy Rock (@Harrods) has left.

Irish Tatler: Sarah O’Hegarty (@ohegartysarah) has been appointed Editor.

Stylist: Felicity Thistlewaite (@felicity_journo) has been named Digital Executive Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Happiful: Kathryn Wheeler (@kattmwheeler) has been named Staff Writer. Tia Sinden (@tia_sinden) has been appointed Editorial Assistant.


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