Journalists on the move – Week of April 15

by | Apr 15, 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 Republic, The: appoints Chris Lehmann (@lehmannchris) as Editor.

New York Times: promotes Mark Landler (@marklandler) to London Bureau Chief, effective at the end of summer.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: moves Blythe Bernhard (@blythebernhard) to the education beat.

Time Magazine: promotes Sam Jacobs (@sampjacobs) to Deputy Editor, overseeing the reporters and newsroom operations.


CBS News: promotes “CBS This MorningDiana Miller (@CBSNews) to Executive Producer of the program.

CNBC.com: hires Anna Hecht (@annaruthhecht) as a Money Reporter for the CNBC Make It team.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg News: promotes Brendan Murray (@b_muzz) to Global Trade Editor in London.

Business Insider: hires Ashley Rodriguez (@businessinsider) as a Media Reporter covering the future of TV.

Consumer Lifestyle

Real Simple: hires Betty Gold (@RealSimple) as Senior Digital Food Editor.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Searchlight New Mexico: hires Ike Swetlitz (@ikeswetlitz) as an Investigative Reporter.

Healthcare and Medicine

BioPharma Dive: hires Jon Gardner (@ByJonGardner) as Senior Reporter.

Politics, Government and Education

Center for Public Integrity: hires Susan Smith Richardson (@susaneudora) as CEO.

McClatchy: hires Tara Copp (@TaraCopp) as a Military and Veterans Affairs Correspondent.

Nation, The: promotes D.D. Guttenplan (@ddguttenplan) to Editor-in-Chief.

Technology and Telecoms

GeekWire: promotes Taylor Soper (@taylor_soper) to Managing Editor.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Star Online: Alicia Grimshaw (@alicia_grimshaw) has been named Showbiz & TV Reporter. She was previously at About Time. Magazine.

SWNS: Joey McCarthy (@J_oey_M) has been named Reporter, covering Cambridge.

News and Media (Regional)

Wales Online: Ruth Mosalski (@ruthmosalski) has been appointed Political Editor.


ITV News: Narbeh Minassian (@nminassian) joins as a Multimedia Producer.

Consumer Lifestyle

Playpennies: Verity Burns (@Playpennies) has been appointed Reviews Editor.

Your Surrey Wedding: Melissa Barker (@CWM_YSYW) has been named Editor.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

BBC Wildlife Magazine: Paul McGuinness (@WildlifeMag) has been named Editor.

History Revealed: Charlotte Hodgman (@HistoryRevMag) has been appointed Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Healthy: Hattie Parish (@hatmanscoop) has been promoted to Commissioning Editor.

Training Matters: Helena Beer (@tm_helenab) has been named Editor.


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