Journalists on the move – Week of January 27

by | Jan 27, 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

Boston Globe: Brian Bergstein (@BrianBergstein) has joined as Deputy Opinion Editor.

New York Times: Jason Karaian (@jkaraian) has been appointed Dealbook Editor based in London.


CNN: John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) has joined as a White House Correspondent.

KQED News: Adhiti Bandlamudi (@KQEDnews) has been hired as a Silicon Valley Reporter, covering tech.

NBC News: Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) will be joining as a National Political Reporter. He will be on the digital team to cover the 2020 election and Washington.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider: has hired Alanis King Jones (@alanisnking) as Associate Editor, covering transportation.

Business Insider: has hired Andrew Dunn (@andrewe_dunn) as a Reporter covering biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Business Insider: Jake Lahut (@JakeLahut) has joined as a Politics Reporter.

Modern Retail: Gabriela Barkho (@gabrielabarkho) has joined as a Reporter.

Quartz: Tim McDonnell (@timmcdonnell) has joined as Energy & Climate Reporter, based in Washington.

Consumer Lifestyle

Vanity Fair: Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) is joining as Senior Editor of The Hive, a franchise within the company that focuses on business, technology and media.

Technology and Telecoms

Digital Trends: Lisa Marie Segarra (@lisamarie_lynn) has joined as a Gaming Section Editor.

Gizmodo: Andrew Couts (@AndrewCouts) has been promoted to Deputy Editor.

Laptop Magazine: Sherri L. Smith (@laptopmag) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

Recode: has named Adam Clark Estes (@adamclarkestes) as Deputy Editor.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express: Alex Davies (@lexyyyD) has been promoted to Deputy TV Editor.

Daily Mail, The: Emma Powell (@emmapowell2210) has been appointed Showbiz Correspondent.

I: James Gray (@jamestingray) has been appointed Digital Sports Journalist.

Sunday Times Style: Hannah Swerling (@hannahswerls) has been named Acting Deputy Editor.

Yahoo! UK: Maisie Bovingdon (@BovingdonMaisie) has been appointed Shopping Writer.

News and Media (Regional)

Sentinel, The: Rachel Lawton (@rachlawtonxx) has been named Community Reporter.

Surrey Live: Richard Duggan (@rjkduggan) has been appointed Acting Brands Editor.


BBC News & Current Affairs: Shelley Phelps (@shelleylphelps) has been appointed Politics Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider UK: Spriha Srivaastava (@spriha) has been appointed Executive Editor.

Business Insider UK: Kieran Corcoran (@kj_corcoran) has been named Deputy News Editor.

Business Leader Magazine: Barney Cotton (@Barney_BLeader) has been promoted to Digital Editor.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Building: Jamie Harris (@jamiehwriter) has been appointed Features Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Conde Nast Traveller: Issy Von Simson (@issyvonsimson) has returned from leave.

Freelancer: Kristen Fischer (@kristenfischer) is available for commissions, covering health and lifestyle.

Scratch: Zoe Wickens (@zoewickens) has been named Editorial Assistant.

Take A Break: Kim Gregory (@kimgregory92) has left to pursue freelance opportunities. She covers lifestyle and travel.

Technology and Telecoms

ITProPortal: Joel Khalili (@JKFruit) has been named Staff Writer across ITProPortal and TechRadar Pro.


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