Journalists on the move – Week of August 13

by | Aug 13, 2018 | 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

FiveThirtyEight: promotes Micah Cohen (@micahcohen) to Managing Editor.

HuffPost: Ann Brenoff (@HuffPost) has retired.

New York Times: hires Ali Winston (@awinston) as a Metro Reporter. Liz Day joins as Senior Story Editor for “The Weekly,” the paper’s forthcoming news program.

Wall Street Journal: promotes Jonathan Rockoff (@jonathanrockoff) to Deputy Chief of the Health & Science bureau.

Washington Post: hires Cat Zakrzewski (@washingtonpost) as Editor of a new PowerPost newsletter that will cover the intersection of national politics and Silicon Valley. Topics will include tech policy, competition among big tech companies and the role of social media is news distribution. She begins August 20 and will be based in D.C. Ben Strauss (@benjstrauss) joins as a Reporter on the sports desk, effective Sept. 4. He will focus on sports and media.


ABC News: hires Kevin Wildes (@kevinwildes) as Executive Producer of “GMA Day,” the third hour of “Good Morning America.”

Fox News: hires Jacqui Heinrich (@JacquiHeinrich) as a General Assignment Reporter in New York, effective Sept. 4.

Business and Commerce

Barron’s: Tiernan Ray (@barronsonline) has left.

Considerable: launches as a website covering personal finance and lifestyle topics for people in their 50s and 60s. The major content areas are “Family & Home,” “Money,” “Work,” “Pursuits” and “Health & Wellness.” It’s currently in soft-launch mode with a formal rollout slated for September. Diane Harris (@dianeharris) is the Founder and Editorial Director.

Fast Company: promotes Kathleen Davis (@KathleenEDavis) to Deputy Online Editor.

Sacramento Business Journal: hires Felicia Alvarez (@Sacbiz) as a Healthcare Reporter.

San Francisco Business Times: appoints Kevin Truong (@kevinbtruong) to the healthcare beat.

Consumer Lifestyle

Hearst Magazines: promotes Kate Lewis (@kcwl) to Chief Content Officer.

Wall Street Journal: hires Sarah Ball (@WSJMag) as Digital Director of WSJ. Magazine.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

New Yorker, The: hires Osita Nwanevu as Staff Writer (@OsitaNwanevu). He’s based in D.C.

Out Magazine: Aaron Hicklin (@Aaronhicklin) will leave after the September issue.

Politics, Government and Education

Atlantic, The: hires Shan Wang (@shansquared) as Newsletters Editor.

Inside Defense: hires Mallory Shelbourne (@MalShelbourne) as a Reporter covering the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express Online: Sam Stevenson (@bysamstevenson) has been appointed Reporter.

Fabulous: Sophie Bronstein (@fabulousmag) has been named Acting Beauty Editor.

Femail: Lisa Quick (@femail) has been appointed UK Femail Fashion Finder.

Freelancer: Jennie Agg (@jenniferagg) is available for commissions.

Sunday Times (Business & Money): Rachel Millard (@ST_Business) has been named Energy Resources Correspondent. Ben Woods (@Ben_Woods01) has been appointed TMT Editor. Sam Chambers (@SamChambersDMC) has been named Retail Correspondent. James Coney (@jimconey) has been appointed Money Editor.

Sunday Times (London): Peter Conradi (@Peter_Conradi) has been named Europe Editor.

Sunday Times Magazine: Decca Aitkenhead (@DeccaJourno) has been appointed Chief Interviewer.

Telegraph Lifestyle: Lucy Dunn (@luce29) has been named Lifestyle Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Bucks Free Press: Stephanie Wareham (@Stephanie_BFP) has been appointed Audience and Content Editor.

Get West London: Isabel Dobinson (@isabel_dobinson) has been named Reporter.

Wiltshire Times, The: George Dodd (@wiltshiretimes) has been appointed Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Freelancer: Carlotta Constant (@carlottacons) is available for commissions.

Grazia: Emma Gold (@GraziaUK) has been named Fashion Assistant

Sheerluxe.com: Gabrielle Dyer (@gabydyerr) has been appointed Beauty and Health Editor.

Vogue: Sinead Burke (@britishvogue) has been named Contributing Editor.

Women’s Health: Yanar Alkayat (@yanarbeauty) has been named Digital Commercial Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Healthy: Anna Berrill (@annaberrill) has been named Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Batteries + Energy Storage Technology: John Shepherd (@BESTmag_news) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief.

Cloud Pro: Dale Walker (@dale_a_walker) has been named Acting Deputy and Features Editor.

Freelancer: Tara Lepore (@taralepore) is available for commissions.


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