Journalists on the move – Week of January 7

by | Jan 7, 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

Associated Press: Maud Beelman (@AP) leaves to become Executive Editor of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at Arizona State University. The center will offer graduate degrees in investigative journalism.

Boston Herald: Jordan Graham (@jordanmgraham) has left.

Financial Times: promotes Peter Spiegel (@SpiegelPeter) to U.S. Managing Editor, effective April 15.

Los Angeles Times: hires Stuart Emmrich (@StuartEmmrichNY) as Assistant Managing Editor for Lifestyle.

Reuters America: Peter Bohan (@reuters) has left.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Karen Magnuson (@kmagnuson) has left.

San Francisco Chronicle: hires Shwanika Narayan (@Shwanika) as Business Reporter. She will cover retail business and logistics.

Washington Post: moves Griff Witte (@griffwitte) to the National section. He will travel around the USA, writing about “how the changing nature of Washington is affecting government decision-making across the country and placing strains on democratic norms.” Washington Post hires David Byler (@databyler) as a Data Analyst and Political Columnist for the Opinion section.


Fox Business Network: hires Susan Li (@SusanLiTV) as a Business Correspondent in New York.

Consumer Lifestyle

Advocate, The: hires Zach Stafford (@ZachStafford) as Editor-in-Chief.

Brides: Mariah Kulak (@mariahkulak) upshifts to Social Media Manager.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: promotes Lorraine Woellert (@Woellert) to Florida Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Information Week: hires João-Pierre S. Ruth (@jpruth) as Senior Writer.


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News and Media (National)

Mirror Online: Steve Myall (@stevemyalleats) has been named Deputy Features Editor.

Sunday People: relocates to new offices on Lower Thames Street, London (@thesundaypeople).

News and Media (Regional)

Dundee Evening Telegraph: Ross Logan (@MrRossLogan) has been appointed Acting Head of News.

Maidenhead Advertiser: Graeme Copas (@GraemeCopas) has left.

Stratford-Upon-Avon Herald: Graig Gibbons (@gibbons_craig93) has been named Sports Editor.

Business and Commerce

Which? Money: Jenny Ross (@jen_ross1) has been appointed Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Creative Head: Deborah Murtha (@DebMurtha) has been named Deputy Editor.

WI Life: Charlotte McIntyre (@charlymcintyre) has been appointed Junior Staff Writer.

Sports and Leisure

Racing Post: Tom Kerr (@ThomasKerrRP) has been named Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

MCV: has been acquired by Datateam (@MCVonline).


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