Journalists on the move – Week of April 29

by | Apr 29, 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: hires Alex Pareene (@pareene) as a Staff Writer covering politics and media.

New York Times: hires Katie Glueck (@katieglueck) and Reid Epstein (@reidepstein) as Politics Reporters covering the 2020 campaign.

Washington Post: hires Jay Greene (@GreenE) as Technology Reporter, effective May 13. Based in Seattle, he will focus mostly on Amazon and Microsoft.


Bloomberg News: hires Kurt Wagner (@KurtWagner8) as a Technology Reporter focusing on social media.

CNN: hires Alicia Wallace (@aliciawallace) as Reporter. She will lead coverage for a new editorial initiative focusing on cannabis business.

Business and Commerce

Advertising Age: hires Lindsay Rittenhouse (@kitten_mouse) as Agency Reporter.

Forbes: hires Sam Shead (@sam_l_shead) as a London-based Staff Writer covering European tech companies.

Philadelphia Business Journal: hires Kevin Donahue (@PHLBizKevin) as Managing Editor.

Wall Street Journal: hires Bourree Lam (@bourreelam) as Personal Finance Bureau Chief.

Politics, Government and Education

Hill, The: hires Steve Clemons (@SCClemons) as Editor-at-Large. His responsibilities will include a biweekly column and events management.

Sports and Leisure

Women’s Running: hires Jen Ator (@jen_ator) as Editor-in-Chief.

Technology and Telecoms

Lifehacker: hires Lisa Rowan (@lisatella) as a Personal Finance Reporter, effective in May.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

Car and Driver: hires Sharon Silke Carty (@sharoncarty) as Editor-in-Chief.

Skift: promotes Tom Lowry (@lowrytom) to Editor-in-Chief.


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News and Media (National)

Press Association: George Ryan (@georgemryan) has been appointed Parliamentary Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

MyLondon: Lucy Skoulding (@lucy_skoulding) has been appointed Multimedia Journalist.


BBC Look East: Ben Schofield (@benschofield) has been appointed Political Correspondent.

BBC News at One: Jonathan Greenwood (@johnnyg10) has been named Deputy Editor.

Business and Commerce

CNBC Europe: Elliot Smith (@ElliotSmithCNBC) has been named Markets Reporter.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

PrintWeek: Richard Stuart-Turner (@_poplovedance) has been promoted to News Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Gentleman’s Journal, The: Gemma Swainsbury (@GemmaSwainsbury) has been named Publisher.

Good Housekeeping: Sunayah Arshad and Jasmine Lim (@GHmagazine) have been promoted to Consumer Testers – Beauty.

Popsugar.co.uk: Sophia Panych (@SophiaPanych) has been appointed Content Director.

Stylist: Hollie Richardson (@stylistmagazine) has been named Digital Writer.

Sports and Leisure

Where – London: Kohinoor Sahota (@kohinoorsahota) has been appointed Managing Editor.


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