Journalists on the move – Week of December 9

by | Dec 9, 2019 | Media Moves

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


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News and Media

Axios: Kyle Daly (@axios) has been appointed Technology Editor.

Wall Street Journal, The: Cory Schouten (@CorySchouten) has taken on an expanded role as New Formats Editor.

Wall Street Journal, The: Robin Kwong (@RobinKwong) has been appointed Newsroom Innovation Chief.

Washington Post, The: Lyndsey Layton (@lyndseylayton) has been appointed Deputy Editor (Climate & Environment Team).


MSNBC: Stephanie Brumsey(@sabrumsey) has joined the Kasie DC show at MSNBC as Segment Producer.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg: Akshat Rathi (@AkshatRathi) has been named Energy and Climate Reporter. He will be based in the London office.

Bloomberg: Alastair Marsh (@AlastairJMarsh) is now covering finance in relation to climate change. He was previously working on cryptocurrencies.

Business Insider: Caroline Hroncich (@chroncich1) has been appointed Associate Editor (Career and Strategy).

Financial Times: Claire Bushey (@FinancialTimes) is joining the Chicago bureau to lead reporting on manufacturing in the American Midwest.

Louisville Business First: Sarah Shadburne (@BFLouSarah) has been appointed Reporter.

S&P Global: Tracy Cook (@tmcook23) has been appointed Digital Content Editor.

Washington Business Journal: Katishi Maake (@katishimaake) has changed to a new role as Hospitality, Retail & Sports Business Reporter.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Bloomberg: Kelly Gilblom (@KellyGilblom) has relocated to Los Angeles to cover entertainment.

New Yorker, The: Emily Nussbaum (@emilynussbaum), the magazine’s Pulitzer Prize-winning television critic, will be expanding her writing into other areas to include profiles, reported pieces, and essays. Doreen St. Félix (@NewYorker), who writes for the magazine and website on a range of cultural and political topics, will be the magazine’s new Television Critic.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

Jalopnik: Patrick George (@Jalopnik) has left and not yet been replaced.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Telegraph: Craig Simpson (@craig_simpson_) has been appointed Arts News Reporter.

Evening Standard: Susannah Butler (@susannahbutter) has been named Comment Editor and Senior Features Writer.

Independent, The: Melissa Reddy (@melissareddy_) and Vithushan Ehantharajah (@Vitu_E) have been appointed Senior Football Correspondent and Sports Features Writer respectively.

News and Media (Regional)

Basingstoke Gazette: Katie French (@journokatie) has been appointed Editor.

Bristol Live: John Evely (@johnevely_bpost) has been appointed Chief Rugby Writer.

Chronicle, The: Helen Dalby (@helendalby) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

EC1 Echo: David Floyd (@davidsocialsp) and Oliver Bennett (@olibennett) are points of contact for the recently launched free newspaper, which covers the Clerkenwell and EC1 postcode area of London.

Maidenhead Advertiser: George Roberts (@GeorgeR_BM) has been appointed Chief Reporter.


BBC News and Current Affairs: Shaimaa Khalil (@shaimaakhalil) has been named Sydney Correspondent.

Business and Commerce

HR Magazine: Jo Gallacher (@jogallacher) has been appointed Editor.

Investment Week: Katrina Lloyd (@KatrinaLloydIW) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.

Square Mile Magazine: Sam Hancock (@samhancock95) has been appointed Junior Online Writer/City Reporter.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Building: Alice Lloyd (@alicell_journo) has been appointed Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Cosmopolitan: Ingeborg van Lotringen (@cosmopolitanuk) has been named Beauty Director.


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