Journalists on the move – Week of April 23

by | Apr 23, 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

Associated Press: promotes Kathleen Hennessey (@khennessey) to Regional Political Editor, effective in June. She will coordinate national and state-based political coverage.

Guardian, The: hires Kari Paul (@kari_paul) as a Technology Reporter in the San Francisco area.

Nikkei Asian Review: hires Yifan Yu (@YifanYuNews) as a reporter focusing on Asian tech companies in Silicon Valley.

South China Morning Post: hires Mark Magnier (@markmagnier) as U.S. Correspondent.


CBS News: promotes “60 Minutes” senior producer Tanya Simon (@CBSNews) to Executive Editor of the program.

Fox News Channel: hires Christina Coleman (@ChristinaKSDK) as a General Assignment Reporter in Los Angeles.

Business and Commerce

Bizwomen: promotes Betsey Guzior (@bizwomen) to Editor.

Business Insider: hires John Cook (@johnjcook) as Investigations Editor.

Wall Street Journal: moves Georgi Kantchev (@georgikantchev) to the Moscow bureau. He will cover news in Russia and the surrounding region.

Consumer Lifestyle

Cut, The: hires Jane Larkworthy (@JaneLarkworthy) as Beauty Editor-at-Large.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Baffler, The: promotes Jonathon Sturgeon (@asap_jonathon) to Editor-in-Chief.

BostInno: hires Rowan Walrath (@rowanwalrath) as a Staff Writer covering Boston-area startups, including those in healthcare and biotech.

Healthcare and Medicine

Medscape: hires Ellie Kincaid (@ellie_kincaid) as Associate Managing Editor.

MultiMedia Healthcare LLC: the recently established publisher of healthcare trade publications, has a new email formula: firstinitiallastname@mmhgroup.com. Affected publications include Pharmaceutical Executive (@PharmExec), Pharmaceutical Technology (@PharmTechnology), BioPharm International (@BioPharmIntl), Medical Economics (@MedEconomics), Managed Healthcare Executive (@MHExecutive), Dermatology Times (@DermTimesNow), Drug Topics (@Drug_Topics), Ophthalmology Times (@OphthTimes), Psychiatric Times (@PsychTimes), Urology Times (@UrologyTimes), Contemporary OB/GYN (@ContempOBGYN), Oncology, Dental Products Report (@DPRlive), Patient Care (@PatientCareUBM), Practical Cardiology (@practicalcardio), Nutritional Outlook (@nutritionalo), DVM360 (@dvm360), Vetted (@VettedUSA) and Firstline (@FirstlineSW). Michael J. Hennessy Associates established the new company after acquiring the publications from Informa plc. The old UBM email addresses will continue to work during a transition period.

Politics, Government and Education

ALM Media: hires Jack Newsham (@TheNewsHam) as a Business of Law Reporter for New York Law Journal and The American Lawyer.


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News and Media (Regional)

Evening Standard: Luke Abrahams (@lukecabrahams) has left to freelance.

Yorkshire Evening Post: Joseph Keith (@josephkeithyep) has been promoted to Head of News.

Wales Online: Dominic Booth (@dombooth19) has joined the Manchester Evening News as Manchester United Writer.


Channel 4 News: Michael Crick (@MichaelLCrick) has left to freelance.

Business and Commerce

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC: Olivier Holmey (@olivierholmey) has left to freelance.

Consumer Lifestyle

Closer: Matilda Stanley (@matildawithabow) is on leave. Charlie Bell (@babybell01) is covering.

ELLE: Farrah Storr (@farrah_storr) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

Grazia: Fenella Webb (@GraziaUK) has been promoted to Style Director.

Harper’s Bazaar: Avril Mair (@BazaarUK) has expanded her role to Group Fashion Director.

Women’s Health: Frankie Hill (@ukwomenshealth) has been appointed Acting Picture Editor/Managing Editor.

Sports and Leisure

Cricketer, The: Nick Howson (@nickhowson) has been named Digital Journalist.


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