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