Editor’s note: Press Moves will be taking some time off for the holidays.  We’ll be back with a new installment on Jan. 7.  Happy holidays!

Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.

USA AND CANADA

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News and Media

Associated Press: promotes Anna Johnson (@Anna__Johnson) to News Director for Europe and Africa.

Los Angeles Times: hires Janet Hook (@hookjan) as Chief Political Writer in the D.C. bureau.

U.S. News & World Report: launches “Wealth of Knowledge,” a weekly podcast covering personal finance, investing, careers and related topics. It’s hosted by Consumer Advice Editor Antonio Barbera (@antonio_barbera).

Wall Street Journal: hires Jim Jaworski (@Jim_Jaworski) as Senior Platform Editor. He will work Saturday through Tuesday evenings. Wall Street Journal moves Asa Fitch (@asafitch) to the San Francisco bureau, where he will cover advanced technologies such as chipmaking and artificial intelligence.

Washington Post: moves Avi Selk (@aviselk) to the features team, where he will work as a Style Reporter. Washington Post launches The Technology 202, a daily e-newsletter covering technology policy. It’s part of the 202 franchise, which also includes newsletters covering policy issues in health, finance, energy and cybersecurity. Cat Zakrzewski (@Cat_Zakrzewski) is the primary contributor. Chelsea Janes (@chelsea_janes) and Sean Sullivan (@WaPoSean) move to the National Politics campaign team.

Healthcare and Medicine

Aging Media Network: hires Bailey Bryant (@HHCareNews) as a Reporter for Home Health Care News.

Medscape: hires Ivan Oransky (@ivanoransky) as VP, Editorial.

Politics, Government and Education

CNN Politics: hires Priscilla Alvarez (@priscialva) as an Immigration Policy Reporter.

Technology and Telecoms

Information, The: hires Zoë Bernard (@zoeSaintBernard) as a Venture Capital Reporter in the New York bureau.

UK

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News and Media (National)

Press Association: Tom Eden (@TomEden11) has been named Political Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Bolton News, The: Helena Vesty (@HelenaVesty) has been appointed Reporter.

Evening Standard: Megan White (@whatmegandid) has been named Online News Reporter.

Lancashire Post: Matthew Calderbank (@mdcalderbank) has been appointed Digital Reporter.

Broadcasting

RTE News: Jennifer O’Brien (@Jen_OBrien1) has been named Press Officer.

Consumer Lifestyle

Girl Talk: Ellie Attwell (@girltalkmags) has joined as Acting Editorial Assistant.

Lady Magazine, The: Lily Law (@TheLadyMagazine) has been named Web Editor.

Vogue: Paris Lees (@parislees) has been appointed Columnist.

Sports and Leisure

English Garden, The: Phoebe Jayes (@tegmagazine) has been appointed Editorial Assistant/Online Editor.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

Unmanned Vehicles: Beth Mundrill (@GunshipGirl) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

 

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