Journalists on the move – Week of April 27

by | Apr 27, 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

Reuters: Tom Lasseter (@TomLasseter) has been named Enterprise Editor on the global finance and markets team.


CNBC: has hired Technology Correspondent Sam Shead (@Sam_L_Shead). Sam will be based in London.

Business and Commerce

Advertising Age: Brian Braiker (@slarkpope) has left.

Adweek: Josh Sternberg (@joshsternberg) has left.

Block, The: Mike Orcutt (@mike_orcutt) has joined as News Editor.

Bloomberg News: Shelly Banjo (@sbanjo) is returning to the New York office to cover technology.

Bloomberg News: Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) is joining the title in May as Tech Reporter. He will cover video games, business, culture and related gaming world topics.

Newsweek: Hank Gilman (@hankgilman) has started a business column for the publication, called ‘On The Street’. It runs every Monday.

Wall Street Journal, The: Ellie Miller (@eleanoram) has been appointed Newsletter and Curation Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: has named Heidi Vogt (@HeidiVogt) Deputy Tech and Cybersecurity Reporter. She has previously freelanced and worked as a reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

Technology and Telecoms

Information, The: Kevin Dugan (@KevinTDugan) has left the publication and is available for commissions. He is available to cover the less reported upon areas of the US affected by Covid-19.

Information, The: Ashley Gold (@ashleyrgold) has left and is available for commissions related to technology, healthcare, congress and general news.

Protocol: Levi Sumagaysay (@levisu) has left the title and is available for technology related commissions. Levi is knowledgeable on Silicon Valley, artificial intelligence, IPOs, technology culture, amongst other big technology subjects.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

Jalopnik: Roy Carroll (@Jalopnik) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief, starting in May.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express Online: Judy Johnson (@JudyJourno) has been appointed Digital Lifestyle Reporter.

Huffington Post UK: Angela Hui (@Angela_Hui) has been named Freelance Life Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider UK: Harry Kersh (@harrysbadtweets) has been named Story Producer.

CA Magazine: Laurence Eastham (@eastham_ca) has been appointed Editor.

Investment Week: Michael Sheen (@michaeljsheen) has been promoted to Acting News Editor.

Research Live: Laim Kay (@liam_kay) has been named Deputy Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Freelancer: Lara Faye (@laradelfaye) is available for commissions. She covers culture and fashion.

Journal, The: Chris Hall (@chrisjameshall) has been appointed Senior Watch Editor.

Glamour: Alice du Parcq (@alicedp) has been named Columnist (The Beauty Hype).

Politics, Government and Education

PoliticsHome: Matt Foster (@matt_hfoster) has been named Acting Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Edge: Jen Simpkins (@itsJenSim) has been appointed Editor.

Freelancer: Gege Li (@YGegeLi) is available for commissions. Gege covers biology, health and technology.


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