Journalists on the move – Week of January 20

by | Jan 20, 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

Reading Eagle: Andrew Kulp (@kulpsays) has joined Food and Business Reporter.

Wall Street Journal: Orla McCaffrey (@orla_mccaffrey) has joined as a Banking Reporter.

Washington Post: Desmond Butler (@desmondbutler) has joined as Investigative Reporter on its climate and environment team.


CNN: Vivian Salama (@vmsalama) has joined as National Security Correspondent.

KQED: Blanca Torres (@BlancaWrites) has been named Producer on the ‘Forum’ program.

Business and Commerce

American Banker: Allissa Kline (@AllissaKline) has been hired by as a Reporter.

Bloomberg: Mallika Mitra (@mitra_mallika) has joined as a Municipal Bonds Intern.

Business Insider: Bryan Pietsch (@bryan_pietsch) has joined as a Business News Fellow.

Business Insider: Dan Whateley (@dwhate) has been named Editorial Fellow.

Business Insider: Michael Domanico (@mjdomanico) has been appointed Assistant Managing Editor.

Business Insider Today: Mark Abadi (@mark_abadi) has been named Editor on the show.

Crain’s Chicago Business: Kate Van Etten (@CrainsChicago) has been promoted to Associate Publisher.

RichmondBizSense: J. Elias O’Neal (@rvabizsense) has left.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: David Lim (@politico) has joined, covering the food and drug administration, specifically medical devices.

Technology and Telecoms

Future: Mark Spoonauer (@mspoonauer) is moving into a new editorial role as Global Editor-in-Chief for Tom’s Guide and Editorial Director for TG and Laptop Mag.

Gizmodo: Caitlin McGarry (@Caitlin_McGarry) has joined as Consumer Tech Editor.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Mirror: Hayley Watson (@DailyMirror) has been appointed Social Media Editor across the Daily Star, Daily Mirror and Daily Express.

Daily Telegraph: Sebastian McCarthy (@SebMcCarthy) has been named Business Reporter.

Guardian, The: Candice Carty-Williams (@candicec_w) has been appointed Book Columnist.

Vice: Sean Stephens (@seanmstephens) has been named Acting London Bureau Chief.

News and Media (Regional)

Metro.co.uk: Claie Wilson (@claiester) has been appointed Communities Editor.


Bloomberg News: Andrew Silke (@andysilke) has been named Social Media Editor.

KISS: Rebecca Frank (@0Bex0) has been appointed Content Director.

Sky News: Ashna Hurynag (@ashnahurynag) has been named Correspondent.

Business and Commerce

Director: Marc Smith (@marcantonsmith) and Sam Forsdick (@sam_forsdick) have been named Editor and Features Writer respectively.

Consumer Lifestyle

Freelancer: Sarah Finley (@sarahfjourno) is available for commissions. She covers business, beauty and lifestyle.

Freelancer: Lauren Carbran is available for commissions (@LaurenCarbran). She previously spent seven years in digital and print journalism and four years as the award-winning Content Editor of The Perfume Shop’s blog. Lauren covers topics regarding health, lifestyle and wellness and can offer titles and brands presenting (for pre-filmed and live social media videos), social media copy, still life shoot direction and content consultancy services. Her portfolio includes The Perfume Shop’s blog, House of Fraser’s online magazine, Superdrug’s Dare magazine, Top Sante, Closer, Heat, Star and Mother & Baby. Her website can be viewed here: https://www.laurencarbran.com/

Hello!: Charlotte Jolly (@charliejolly) has been appointed Beauty Director.

Red: Natalie Cornish (@natalielcornish) has been appointed Acting Digital Editor.

Sports and Leisure

Entertainment News: Jamie Burton (@jamie_burton_) has been appointed Film Editor.

Time Out City Guide London: Jordan Waller (@jordanFwaller) has been named Head of Digital Content.


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