Press Moves – Week of January 11

by | Jan 11, 2021 | 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

Detroit News: Alan Derringer (@alanderringer) is retiring.

Fargo (North Dakota) Forum: Tammy Swift (@tammyswift83) has returned as a Business Reporter.

Los Angeles Times: is launching Wide Shot, a business entertainment newsletter. Ryan Faughnder (@RFaughnder) and Richard Verrier (@rverrier) are points of contact.

Reuters: Stephen J. Adler (@stephenjadler) will retire in April 2021.


Bloomberg News: Andrew Rosati (@andrewrosati) has moved to Brazil to cover related news for that country.

Voice of America: has promoted Tizita Belachew (@VOANews) to Chief of its Horn of Africa Service, directing its broadcasting to Ethiopia in the Amharic, Tigrigna, and Afan Oromo languages. She is a 30-year VOA employee who most recently served as the service’s Managing Editor.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider: Michael Domanico (@mjdomanico) has been promoted to Managing Editor.

Columbus CEO: has appointed Jess Deyo (@columbusceomag) as Associate Editor.

Seeking Alpha: has appointed Josh Fineman (@jfineman) Senior News Editor.

Wall Street Journal: Rebecca Elliott (@rfelliott) now covers Tesla and car technology.

Healthcare and Medicine

STAT: has appointed Mario Aguilar (@mariojoze) and Katie Palmer (@KatieMPalmer) as their new Health Tech Reporters.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico@ Steven Overly (@StevenOverly) is now covering global trade and economics.

Technology and Telecoms

Digiday: has named Kimeko McCoy (@KimekoM) as its Marketing Reporter.


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News and Media (National)

Independent, The: Ellie Fry (@ielliefry) has been named Indybest Deputy Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

NN Journal: Natalie Bloomer (@natalie_bloomer) and Sarah Ward (@localdemsarah) are points of contact for the recently launched news website for Northamptonshire.

Consumer Lifestyle

Country Living: Features Editor Anna Jury (@anna_jury) has returned from leave.

Food and Travel Magazine: Jasmina Matulewicz (@FoodandTravelEd) and Megan Dickson have joined as Editorial Assistants.

Grazia: Jessica Harrison (@jeslucy) has been named Bookings Director. Molly Haylor (@GraziaUK) joins as Style Director.

soglos.com: has merged with the Raikes Journal. Andrew Merrell (@andy_merrell) is now Business Editor.

Stylist: Miranda Larbi (@mirandalarbi) has been named Health & Fitness Editor for the magazine’s new platform Strong Women Training Club.

Who What Wear: Beauty Editor Mica Ricketts (@whowhatwearuk) has returned from leave.

Healthcare and Medicine

Breakdown Magazine, The: Mared Parry (@maredparry) has been appointed Entertainment Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

UnHerd: Jacob Furedi (@jacobfuredi) has been named Deputy Editor.


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