Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.
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News and Media
Bloomberg News: Derek Wallbank (@dwallbank) will become a Senior Editor for breaking news in Singapore.
New York Times: hires Alexa Weibel (@nytimes) as Senior Staff Editor for NYT Cooking. Farhad Manjoo (@fmanjoo) will move to the opinion section, effective in December. His first opinion columns will appear early next year.
Richmond Times-Dispatch: hires Mel Leonor (@MelLeonor_) as a Local Government and Environment Reporter.
Wall Street Journal: moves Deepa Seetharaman (@dseetharaman) to a new role writing enterprise stories about social media.
Washington Post: hires Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) as National NBA Writer.
CNBC.com: hires Kerri Anne Renzulli (@kerenzulli) as a Careers Reporter for “Make It.”
Business and Commerce
Albany Business Review: promotes Melissa Mangini (@AlbBizMelissa) to Editor-in-Chief.
Barron’s: hires Sarah Green Carmichael (@skgreen) as Ideas Editor.
CNN Business: hires Annalyn Kurtz (@AnnalynKurtz) as Senior Editor for Features.
Puget Sound Business Journal: promotes Ryan Lambert (@PSBJ) to Editor-in-Chief.
St. Louis Business Journal: hires Erik Siemers (@stlouisbiz) as Editor.
Politics, Government and Education
Atlantic, The: promotes Gillian B. White (@gillianbwhite) to Online Deputy Editor.
Hill, The: hires Alex Gangitano (@AlexGangitano) as a Lobbying Reporter.
Sports and Leisure
Pocket Outdoor Media: promotes Triathlete’s Erin Beresini (@eberesini) to Editorial Director for all publications, which also include Women’s Running, Competitor Running, and VeloNews. She will retain day-to-day responsibility for Triathlete.
Yoga Journal: Melissa Strome (@Yoga_Journal) has left to become Automotive and Finance Director at Meredith Corp.
Technology and Telecoms
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News: will reduce print frequency from 20x per year to monthly, effective in January. It will also reduce size from tabloid format to somewhat larger than a journal format. Breaking news will run on the website, which recently underwent a redesign. Editor-in-chief John Sterling (@GENbio) remains the primary editorial contact.
Verge, The: hires Kevin Nguyen (@knguyen) as Feature Editor.
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News and Media (National)
Fabulous: Ellie O’Mahoney (@Ellieomahoney) has been named Deputy Editor.
Financial Times: Matthew Rocco (@matthewrocco) has been appointed Reporter.
Press Association: Alain Tolhurst (@alain_tolhurst) has been appointed Parliamentary Reporter.
Telegraph Magazine: Mike Higgins (@higginsmike) has been named Acting Associate Editor (Features).
Times, The: Harry Shukman (@hshukman) has been appointed News Reporter.
News and Media (Regional)
Birmingham Mail: Jane Haynes (@janerockhouse) has been appointed Politics and People Editor.
Express & Star: Martin Wright (@mwright_star) has been appointed Editor.
Wiltshire Times, The: Amy Pantall (@AmyNewsWilts) has been named Trowbridge Reporter.
Captial Xtra: Matt Tarr (@MattTarrJourno) has been named Senior Editor.
Glamour: Marie-Claire Chappet (@mcchappet) has been named Contributing Features Editor.
Jackal, The: Nick Carvell (@NickCarvell) has been appointed Editor.
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