Journalists on the move – Week of April 20

by | Apr 20, 2020 | 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

Bolivar Commercial: (@bolivarcom) will be closing its operations at the end of the month.

Sacramento Bee: Gary Wortel (@sacbee_news) has left.

Wall Street Journal: Nikki Waller (@wallernikki) has joined the corporate team.

Washington Post: Rachel Lerman (@rachelerman) has joined as Breaking News Technology Reporter in the San Francisco office.


ABC News: Deirdre Bolton (@DeirdreBolton) joins as Economics Correspondent based in New York.

Business and Commerce

Bankrate.com: has hired Jeff Ostrowski (@bio561) as Senior Reporter, covering mortgages.

Bloomberg News: has hired Elizabeth Elkin (@elizabeth_elkin) as Reporter. She will start next month.

Business Insider: has hired Gloria Dawson (@gloriadawson) as Senior Editor covering retail.

Financial Times: Sara Germano (@germanotes) joins the New York office as U.S. Sports Business Correspondent in June.

Forbes: Katie Jennings (@katiedjennings) has joined as Staff Writer (Healthcare).

NerdWallet: (@NerdWallet) Andrea Coombes has left.

Seattle Business Magazine: (@seattlebusiness) has temporarily suspended production, with a view to returning with an issue for the summer.

SeekingAlpha.com: has hired Brad Olesen (@BradOlesen) as Vice President of News.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: Zachary Brennan (@ZacharyBrennan) has joined. He will cover FDA regulations as part of expanded coverage of pharma policy.

Technology and Telecoms

Gizmodo: Kelly Bourdet (@kellybourdet) is leaving at the end of the month.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Star Online: Jack Staplehurst (@JackStaplehurst) has been named Assistant Sports Editor.

Mirror Online: Katie Mansfield (@katiemansfield_) has been appointed Deputy News Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Courier (Fife): Derek Healey (@C_Dhealey) has been appointed Political Correspondent.

Metro.co.uk: Lucy Mapstone (@lucymaps) has been named Entertainment Editor.

Business and Commerce

Impact Magazine: Katie McQuater (@KatieMcQuater) has been named Editor.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Essential Retail: James Coker (@ReporterCoker) has been named Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

FROW Magazine: Tamira Chimombe (@frowmagazine) has been appointed Junior Features Writer.

Opumo: Charle Thomas (@charlieacthomas) has been named Editor.

Tyla: Silvia Maresca (@silviamaresca) has been appointed Video Editor.


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