Journalists on the move – Week of July 2

by | Jul 2, 2018 | 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

Denver Post: hires Jessica Seaman (@denverpost) as a Healthcare Reporter.

Insider Louisville: hires Caitlin Bowling (@CaitlinBowling) as News Editor.

New York Times: hires Lauretta Charlton (@laurettaland) as Editor of Race/Related, a team that covers race issues. Jennifer Senior (@JenSeniorNY) joins as an Opinion Columnist, effective in September. Her columns will appear in audio form.

Wall Street Journal: hires James Fanelli (@fanellijames) as Greater New York Bureau Chief. Michael Howard Saul has been named (@MichaelHwrdSaul) Page One News Editor.

Washington Post: hires Laura Meckler (@laurameckler) as National Education Reporter. Elite Truong joins (@elitetruong) as Deputy Editor for strategic initiatives.


CNBC.com: promotes Angelica LaVito (@angelicalavito) to News Associate covering healthcare and pharmaceuticals. Steve Kovach (@stevekovach) joins as Technology Editor, effective in July.

NBC News Digital: hires David Ingram (@David_Ingram) as a Technology Reporter, effective July 9. He will remain in San Francisco.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg Economics: hires Shawn Donnan (@sdonnan) as a Senior Reporter focusing on world trade and globalization.

CNNMoney: hires Chuck Squatriglia (@WiredChuck) as Senior Tech Editor.

Quartz: hires Simone Stolzoff (@SimoneStolzoff) as a San Francisco-based Technology Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Allure: promotes Jessica Chia (@jess_chia) to Executive Beauty Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Meredith Corporation: appoints Amy Conway (@MeredithCorp) as Editor-in-Chief of Health.

Sports and Leisure

SoulCycle: hires Gregory Gittrich (@gittrich) as Senior VP of Digital Media. The company, which offers fitness classes, is planning to launch a media division.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Star: Martin Coulter (@martincoulterds) has been named News Reporter.

Daily Telegraph: Sherelle Jacobs (@Sherelle_E_J) has been appointed Assistant Comment Editor.

Freelancer: Peter Yeung (@ptr_yeung) is available for freelance commissions and is mostly interested in data, weird social phenomena, food, films, music, visual arts and travel.

News and Media (Regional)

Bolton News, The: Karl Holbrook (@karldholbrook) has been appointed News Editor.

EADT: Jessica Hill (@EADT24) has been named Business Writer.

Essex Chronicle: Simon Murfitt (@simonmurfitt1) has been named Head of Print.

Evening Standard: Olivia Tobin (@oliviat_93) has been appointed Online Reporter.

Express & Echo: Jim Parker (@hejimparker) has left.

Ham & High: Emma Youle (@emmayoule) has joined Private Eye.

Johnston Press Yorkshire: Carl Cavaghan (@carlgavaghan) has been named Local Democracy Reporter.

Scarborough News: Ed Asquith (@EdAsquith) has retired.


BBC Breakfast: Josh Parry (@joshparry) has been named Broadcast Journalist.

Technology and Telecoms

Videogamer.com: Colm Ahern (@Colm_Ahern) has been named Editor.


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