Journalists on the move – Week of August 19th

by | Aug 19, 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

Gannett and Gatehouse Media: have struck a deal for a $1.4 billion merger that will create the largest newspaper group in the country. The newly formed company, which will keep the Gannett name, will be home to 263 daily media organizations across 47 states and Guam, including USA Today.

Thomson Reuters: Paritosh Bansal (@paritoshbansal) has been named Finance and Markets Editor. Mark Bendeich (@bramston) has been appointed Europe News Editor.

Times of Northwest Indiana, The: Allie Kirkman (@alliekirkman) has left.

Vox: Terry Nguyen (@terrygtnguyen) has joined as Staff Writer, covering The Goods section.

Wall Street Journal, The: Elizabeth Findell (@efindell) has been appointed Texas Reporter. Ben Kesling (@bkesling) returns to Chicago to cover the Midwest for the title.

Washington Post, The: Gillian Brockell (@gbrockell) is now Lead Writer for Retropolis, the paper’s history blog.


CNBC: Emma Newburger (@emma_newburger) has been named General Assignment Reporter. Amanda Diaz (@AmandaDiaz) has left.

Business and Commerce

BizTimes Milwaukee: Molly Dill (@bizmolly) has left.

Bloomberg: Jordan Fabian (@Jordanfabian) has been appointed White House Reporter. Morten Buttler (@ButtlerM) has been named Reporter for Bloomberg’s Copenhagen bureau.

Coindesk: Nathan DiCamillo (@coindesk) has been appointed Reporter, covering institutional crypto and enterprise blockchain news.

Financial Times: Brendan Greeley (@bhgreeley) has been appointed US Economics Editor.

Forbes: Leah Rosenbaum (@leah_rosenbaum) was recently appointed Assistant Editor of Healthcare. She covers healthcare and biotechnology.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

IndieWire: Ann Donahue (@anndonahue) has been appointed Executive Editor, TV.

Technology and Telecoms

Markup, The: Julia Angwin (@juliaangwin) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief.

Motherboard: Lauren Gurley (@laurenkgurley) has been named Staff Writer.

Verge, The: Justine Calma (@justcalma) has been appointed Science Reporter, with a focus on environment.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express: Kat Hopps (@kathopps) has been named Features Writer.

Daily Mirror: Martin Bagot (@MartinBagot) has been appointed Health & Science Editor.

Mirror Online: Rosaleen Fenton (@roooooosaleen) has been named Exclusives Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Devon Live: Edd Moore (@edd13moore) has been appointed Deputy Regional Digital Editor.

Evening Standard: Isobel Frodsham (@isobeljourno) has been named Showbiz Reporter.

Maidenhead Advertiser: Grace Witherdean (@gracew_bm) has been appointed Deputy Editor.


FM 104: Hannah Murphy (@HanElizaa) has been named Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Agri Investor: Binyamin Ali (@Ali_Binyamin) has been appointed Features Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Drapers: Kirsty McGregor (@KirstyMcGregor) has been appointed Editor.

Good Housekeeping: Susanne Norris (@susanne__norris) has been named Consumer Writer.

Stylist: Jenny Tregoning (@jennytregoning) has been appointed Food Editor.

Wallpaper: Tilly Macalister-Smith (@tillymacsmith) has been named Digital Director. Elly Parsons has been appointed Digital Editor. Fiona Mahon (@wallpapermag) has been named Head of Social Media.

Energy, Environment and Natural Resources

Argus Media: David Elward (@davidelward) has joined as Associate Editor.


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