Journalists on the move – Week of February 17

by | Feb 17, 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

Bloomberg News: Rachel Evans (@rachelevans_ny) is now Managing Editor of Bloomberg’s global foreign exchange and rates team.

New York Times: Noah Weiland (@nytimes) has been promoted to Health Policy Reporter. He will start his new role later this month.

New York Times: Greg Bensinger (@GregBensinger) will join the Opinion section as a Writer covering technology.

Washington Post: Kayla Epstein (@KaylaEpstein) has left the publication to join Business Insider as Politics Reporter.


CNBC: Melodie Warner (@melodiewarner) is joining as a News Editor. She will help manage the CNBC website.

Business and Commerce

Axios: has hired Bryan Walsh (@axios) as its Future Correspondent and Author of Axios Future, a twice-weekly newsletter that comes out on Wednesday and Saturday.

Business Insider: Jake Swearingen (@businessinsider) joins as a Deputy Editor. He will oversee tech, retail and transportation.

Debtwire: Sebastian Pellejero (@pellejeroseb) is joining The Wall Street Journal.

Financial Times: Aime Williams (@aime_williams) is taking over the United States trade beat at the newspaper.

Forbes’ CMO Network: Jenny Rooney (@jenny_rooney) has been promoted to Communities Director. She will oversee all of Forbes’ editorial communities.

Greenville Business Magazine: David Dykes (@daviddykes) has been named Editor of Greenville Business Magazine (@gvlbusinessmag), Columbia Business Monthly (@cbmbusiness) and Charleston Business Magazine (@charlestonmag).

Wall Street Journal: Sara Schaefer Muñoz (@sarasmunoz) is joining the World team as Deputy World Coverage Chief.

Wall Street Journal: Collin Eaton (@CollinEatonHC) has joined as an Energy Reporter in Houston.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

Hearst Autos: Joe Brown (@hearstautos) will join as Group Editorial Director on March 2.


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News and Media (National)

Bloomberg News: Suzi Ring (@journosooz) has been named Healthcare Reporter.

Daily Telegraph: Eleanor Halls (@eleanorhalls1) has been appointed Associate Editor, Culture.

Sunday Mirror Notebook: Lara Kilner (@larajkilner) has been named Editorial Director.

News and Media (Regional)

Bury Free Press: Rhoda Morrison (@rhodafmorrison) has been appointed Senior Reporter.

Irish Daily Mirror: Kevin Taylor (@kevtaylorsport) has joined as a Reporter.

North Somerset Times: Vicky Angear (@NSomTimes) has been promoted to Editor.


Channel 4 News: Darryl Murphy (@darryljoemurphy) has been named News Editor.

Cool FM: David Tighe (@davidtighe01) has been appointed Managing Director.

ITV News West Country: Sam Blackledge (@samblackledge) has been named On-Screen Journalist.

Business and Commerce

Business Green: Michael Holder (@michaelholder) has been named Deputy Editor.

City AM: Jack Richardson (@jackrich93) and Angharad (@angharadcarrick) have been appointed Reporters.

Consumer Lifestyle

Crafts Beautiful: Rebecca Horton (@_RebeccaHorton) has been named Content Creator.

Entertainment Daily: Nancy Brown (@missn_brown) has been appointed Lifestyle Editor.

Vogue Business: Jessica Lawrence (@voguebusiness) has been named Social Media and Communities Manager.

Sports and Leisure

Freelancer: Claire Bloomfield (@cl_bloomfield) is available for sports related commissions including women’s football, across print, broadcast and digital media.


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