Journalists on the move – Week of April 8

by | Apr 8, 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

Atlantic, The: hires John Hendrickson (@JohnGHendy) as Senior Editor covering politics. He’s based in New York.

Los Angeles Times: hires Shani Hilton (@shani_o) as Deputy Managing Editor for News, effective June 3.

Newsweek Magazine: hires Hank Gilman (@Newsweek) as Editorial Director.

San Antonio Express-News: hires Laura Garcia (@reporter_laura) as a Healthcare Business Reporter.


Vice News: hires Elizabeth Landers (@elizlanders) as a Washington Correspondent for “Vice News Tonight.”

Business and Commerce

Axios: hires Miriam Kramer (@mirikramer) as a Space Reporter. Her responsibilities will include the Axios Space Newsletter, which debuts April 9.

Denver Business Journal: hires Jensen Werley (@denbizjournal) as a Healthcare and Technology Reporter.

Los Angeles Business Journal: hires Scott Robson (@LABJnews) as Editor.

Quartz: hires Michelle Cheng (@mbcheng15) as a Reporter for “Quartz at Work“.

Wall Street Journal: promotes Jonathan Cheng (@JChengWSJ) to China Bureau Chief.

Consumer Lifestyle

Harper’s Bazaar: hires Andrea Cuttler (@harpersbazaarus) as Entertainment Director.

Hearst Magazines: hires Maxwell Losgar (@maxwelllosgar) as Entertainment Director.

Vanity Fair: Krista Smith leaves to become a Consultant for Netflix. She will remain as a Contributing Editor for the magazine (@VanityFair).

Healthcare and Medicine

PolitiFact and Kaiser Health News: have announced a fact-checking partnership that will include a co-branded digital channel featuring health-related fact-checks. It’s set to launch later this spring. PolitiFact (@PolitiFact) staffers will also train KHN (@KHNews) journalists in the organization’s fact-checking methodology.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: Matt Kaminski (@KaminskiMK) has been named Editor-in-Chief. Kaminski will continue to oversee Politico Europe.


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News and Media (Regional)

Daily Echo, The: Gordon Sutter (@Bournemouthecho) has been appointed Editor.

Edinburgh Evening News: Joe Cawthorn (@josephcawthorn) has been named Digital Editor.

Salisbury Journal: William Rimell (@Will_Rimell) has been appointed Head of News.


BBC Wales: Nick Hartley (@Nick_Hartley2) has been named Online Video Journalist.

Business and Commerce

Fundraising: Priya Kantaria (@CivilSocietyUK) has been appointed Reporter.

HR Grapevine: Sophie Parrott (@SophieParrott5) has been named Online Editor.

Private Equity International: Alex Lynn (@alynnpei) has been appointed Asia Reporter.

Professional Adviser: Tom Ellis (@tellisthenews) has been named News Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Datacenter Dynamics: Sebastian Moss (@sebmoss) has been appointed Deputy Editor.


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