Journalists on the move – Week of February 10

by | Feb 10, 2020 | 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

Aberdeen American News: Erin Ballard is leaving the South Dakota paper (@AberdeenNews).

Business and Commerce

Business Insider:Jeff Elder (@JeffElder) has returned as a Correspondent, covering cybersecurity and artificial intelligence in Silicon Valley.

Business Insider:Aaron Holmes (@aaronpholmes) has been named Tech Reporter.

Business Insider: Kadia Tubman (@kadiatubman) has joined as Weekend Editor.

Verizon Media: (@verizonmedia) has announced the launch of Cashay (@Cashay), a personal finance website for millennials. Janna Herron will lead the site as Editor with Reporters: Stephanie Asymkos, Dhara Singh and Denitsa Tsekova.

Crain’s New York Business: Matthew Flamm (@mflamm_reporter) has retired but will be available for freelance commissions.

Financial News: Chris Newlands (@newlands_chris) will be leaving his post as Editor at the end of the month.

Long Beach Business Journal: (@LBBizJourn) has been sold to the parent of the Long Beach Post newspaper (@LongBeachPost).

Wall Street Journal, The: Elizabeth Koh (@elizabethrkoh) has been appointed Foreign Correspondent.

Wall Street Journal, The: has hired Nicole Nguyen (@nicnguyen). She will start on February 25.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

New Yorker, The: Deirdre Foley-Mendelssohn (@NewYorker) will replace Pam McCarthy as Deputy Editor in May.

Technology and Telecoms

Digital Trends: Meira Gebel (@MeiraGebel) has joined as a Reporter, covering internet and tech culture related news.

Inside Cybersecurity: Sara Friedman (@SaraEFriedman) has joined as a Reporter covering software, cybersecurity supply chains, loT and elections.

Verge, The: Monica Chin (@mcsquared96) has been appointed Reporter, covering laptops and computers.


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News and Media (National)

Sun Online, The: Les Steed (@mistersteed1) has been appointed Journalist.

News and Media (Regional)

Scottish Sun, The: Ryan McDonald (@rmcd93) has been named Deputy Online Sports Editor.


ITV News: Sophie Alexander (@SophieAlex1) has been named Washington DC Assistant News Editor. Patrick Russell (@patrickrussitv) has been appointed News Editor.

Newshour: Ellis Palmer (@ellispalmer94) has been appointed Producer.

talkRadio: Dan Wootton (@danwootton) has joined as a Host.

Business and Commerce

AltFi: Aisling Finn (@aislingfinnn) has been appointed Junior Reporter for AltFi, covering Fintech and Alternative Finance. She was previously Editor of The Exeter Tab and worked for the BBC in Plymouth.

City AM: Alex Daniel (@alexmdaniel) has been appointed Features Writer.

HR Magazine: Beau Jackson (@beauhannapianna) has been named Deputy Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Freelancer: Katy Brent (@Littlemisskatyb) is available for commissions. She covers entertainment and lifestyle.

Style Cartel: Amira Arasteh (@Amira58) has been named Contributing Fashion Editor & Lifestyle Writer.

Stylist: Gemma Crisp (@gem_crisp) has been appointed Email Content Director.

Woman & Home: Amber Graafland (@AmberGraafland) has been named Freelance Fashion Columnist.

Technology and Telecoms

Capacity: Joao Lima (@joao_pmlima) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief. Abigail Opiah (@abigail_opiah) has been appointed Senior Reporter. Natalie Bannerman (@nitnat1989) has been appointed Senior Reporter.


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