Journalists on the move – Week of February 24

by | Feb 24, 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

Albuquerque Journal: Stephen Hamway (@Shamway1) is now reporting on economic development, health care and tourism in Albuquerque and across the state.

Associated Press: has hired Katrease Stafford (@kat__stafford) to cover how race intersects with politics, criminal justice, government federal policies, climate change, religion, entertainment and sports.

Detroit Press: Ian Thibodeau (@Ian_Thibodeau) has left.

Oklahoman, The: David Dishman (@Dishman5) has been promoted to Business Editor.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg: Rebecca Baker (@MsRebeccaBaker) has joined Bloomberg Environment as an Editor & Team Leader.

Business Insider: Cadie Thompson (@CadieThompson) will be taking on more responsibility for the newsroom. She will oversee advertising, media and PR desks.

Business Insider: Olivia Oran (@ozoran) has been promoted to Deputy Executive Editor and will oversee healthcare, energy, legal, finance, investing, and markets. She will work closely with Matt Turner on editorial initiatives for their subscription service.

Business Insider: Meredith Mazzilli (@meredithmazz) is now Senior Finance Editor.

Business Insider: Michelle Abrego (@mabrego) has joined as Finance Editor.

Business Insider: Nick Lichtenberg (@nicklich) joins as Senior Editor on the strategy and executive-lifestyle desks. He’ll be overseeing wealth coverage and features.

Dow Jones: Emily Horton (@emilyhorton231) is taking on the role of Professional Services Correspondent for Financial News at Dow Jones.

Wall Street Journal: Eva Dou (@evadou) is leaving the organization.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

BostInno: Rowan Walrath (@rowanwalrath) who currently covers start-ups, research, labour and business, has now added Rhode Island Inno to her beat.

Healthcare and Medicine

Health Data Management: has ceased publication (@HDMmagazine).

Technology and Telecoms

Wired: Sidney Fussell (@sidneyfussell) will be joining Wired to cover big tech, surveillance and Silicon Valley.


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News and Media (National)

Telegraph Travel: Aisling O’Leary (@aol923) has been appointed Editorial Assistant.

News and Media (Regional)

Glamorgan Gem: Ariane Brumwell (@gem_news) has been named Reporter.

Leeds Live: Faye Preston (@fayepreston5) has been appointed Content Editor.

Wales Online: Megan Bisbet (@megskaten) has been named Trending Audience Editor.

Business and Commerce

Intelligent Cash: Lucy Wayment (@lucywayment) has been named Editor.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Irish Farmers Journal: Lorcan Allen (@farmersjournal) has been promoted to Agribusiness Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Fabulous: Nicola Fahey (@NicolaFahey) has been appointed Acting Assistant Editor (Celebrity).

Harper’s Bazaar: Beki Murray (@BeckiMurray) has been named Beauty Editor across Harper’s Bazaar and Town & Country.

Harrods Magazine: Mollie Hammond (@Harrods) has been appointed Beauty Writer.

Hello!: Laura Sutcliffe (@laurastylesitup) has been appointed Fashion & Beauty Editor.

Refinery29 UK: Alicia Lansom (@alicialansom) has been named Editorial assistant.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Empire: Alex Godfrey (@mrgodfrey) has been named Acting Features Editor.

Geographical: Katie Burton (@GeographicalMag) has been appointed editor of Geographical – the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society.

Healthcare and Medicine

Chemist & Druggist: James Waldron (@JJWaldron) has joined S&P Global Market Intelligence as Healthcare Industry Editor.

 Technology and Telecoms

Freelancer: Lloyd Coombes (@lloydcoombes) is available for commissions. Lloyd covers gaming and technology.


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