Journalists on the move – Week of February 4

by | Feb 4, 2019 | 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

Washington Post: hires Toluse “Tolu” Olorunnipa (@ToluseO) as Whitehouse Reporter. Later this year he will move to a new beat covering the Democratic presidential primary. Washington Post promotes Mili Mitra (@MitraMili) to Global Opinions Editor.


NBC News: hires Molly Hunter (@mollymhunter) as a Correspondent in the Chicago bureau. NBC News hires Cyrus Farivar (@cfarivar) as an Investigative Technology Reporter.

NPR: moves Camila Flamiano Domonoske (@camilareads) to the Business desk. She now focuses on cars, energy and the future of mobility.

NY1: hires Gloria Pazmino (@GloriaPazmino) as a Politics Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Dallas Business Journal: promotes Anna Butler (@DBJAnnaButler) to Managing Editor, News.

Dow Jones: promotes Neal Lipschutz (@Nlipschutz) to Deputy Editor-in-Chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires.

Forbes: hires Kerry Lauerman (@forbes) as Executive Editor of News.

Consumer Lifestyle

GQ: hires Rachel Tashjian (@theprophetpizza) as a Style Writer.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

New Yorker, The: hires Eliza Griswold (@elizagriswold) as a Contributing Writer focusing on religion, politics, and environmental topics.

Healthcare and Medicine

Modern Healthcare: hires Robert King (@modrnhealthcr) as a D.C. based Reporter covering CMS and other federal agencies.

Politics, Government and Education

Gawker: Maya Kosoff (@mekosoff) has left. The site, now owned by Bustle Digital Group, is set to relaunch.

Sports and Leisure

Sports Illustrated: hires Jason Schwartz (@JasonSchwartz) as Senior Editor, (Investigations and Enterprise).

Technology and Telecoms

American Inno: launches Tampa Bay Inno (https://www.americaninno.com/tampabay/), the latest in a series of regional websites focusing on technology and innovation. Lauren Coffey (@ lauren__coffey) is the primary Contributor.

Scientific American: hires Sophie Bushwick (@sophiebushwick) as Technology Editor.


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News and Media (Regional)

Evening Standard: Simon Collings (@sr_collings) has been named Sports Reporter.

Leicester Mercury: Hayley Watson (@hwatson_lm) has been appointed City Centre Reporter.

Norwich Evening News: Jessica Long (@JessCiara) has been named Chief Digital Reporter.


Loose Women: Luke Chilton (@lukechilts) has been appointed News Booker.

This Morning: Matt Clayden (@mattclayuk) has been named Entertainment Producer.

Consumer Lifestyle

Carlisle Living: Richard Eccles (@carlisleliving) has left.

ES Magazine: Katrina Israel (@ESMagOfficial) is on leave. Rachael Dove has been appointed Acting Fashion Features Director.

H&N Magazine: Amanda Bootes (@amandabootes) has been named Food and Lifestyle Writer.

Warpaint Magazine: Sarah Dunn (@Warpaint_Mag) has been appointed News Writer.


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