Journalists on the move – Week of July 29

by | Jul 29, 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

Charlotte Observer, The: Hannah Smoot (@theobserver) has been named Reporter, covering healthcare, aviation and energy.

Financial Times: Miles Kruppa (@MilesKruppa) has joined the San Francisco bureau to cover venture capital.

New York Times: Marc Tracy (@marcatracy) has taken over the media beat.

PA Post: Russ Walker (@russ_walker) is point of contact for a newly launched weekday newsletter called The Context and a weekly podcast, State of the State.

Reuters: Abhinav Ramnarayan (@abhinavvr) has been named Capital Markets Correspondent.

Washington Post: Marie C. Baca (@washingtonpost) has joined as Breaking News Technology and Business Reporter.


CNBC: Michael Wayland (@CNBC) has joined and will cover the global auto industry.

Fox Business Network: Grady Trimble (@grady_trimble) has been appointed General Assignment Business Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Debtwire: Eva Llorens-Velez (@Debtwire) has been appointed Senior Reporter.

Forbes: Hank Tucker (@hanktucker13) has been named Assistant Editor. He will cover money and markets.

Fortune: Brian O’Keefe (@brianbokeefe) has returned as Deputy Editor.

Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal: Alex Wittenberg (@alexwittenberg_) has left.

Philadelphia Business Journal: Craig Ey (@PHLBizEditor) is stepping down from the role of Editor.

Sunday Business Post, The: Richie Oakley (@roakleyIRL) has been appointed Editor & Chief Content Officer.

Consumer Lifestyle

Wirecutter, The: Jason Chen (@chen_jason) has joined as Deputy Editor.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express: Bruce Archer (@Bruce_Archer89) has been named Digital Sports Editor.

Daily Mirror: Andy Rose (@andyrose75) has been named Head of Sport Content.

Daily Star: Jason Heavey (@JasonHeavey) has been appointed Group Racing Editor.

Daily Telegraph: Chris Price (@TheChrisPrice) has been named Commuter Editions Producer.

Thomson Reuters: Noor Zainab Hussain (@reutersnoor) has been appointed Sector Specialist.

News and Media (Regional)

Henley Standard: Luke Adams (@HenleyStandard) has been named Senior Reporter.

Shropshire Star: Kirsten Rawlins (@Kirsten_Star) has been appointed Digital Content Manager.

Sussex Express: Mark Dunford (@sussex_express) has been appointed Sports Editor & Head of Community Sport.


BBC Radio Scotland: John Fernandez (@johnfernandez1) has been appointed Senior Journalist.

Sky News: Hannah Thomas-Peter (@hannahtpsky) has been named Climate Change Correspondent.

Business and Commerce

Airport-Technology.com: Varsha Saraogi (@msvarshasaraogi) has been appointed Features Writer.

Money Marketing: Katey Pigden (@KateyPigden) has been named News Editor.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Estates Gazette: Tim Burke (@ _tim_burke) has been named Deputy Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Balance: Libby Williams (@iamlibswilliams) has been appointed Content Editor.

Casual Dining Magazine: Rachael Hogg (@rachaelhogg) has been named Editor.

FAD Magazine: Stephanie Talbot (@worldofFAD) has been appointed Fashion Editor.

Fit & Well: Maddy Biddulph (@fitandwellmag) has been named Social Media Director.

GQ: Kevin Fay (@kevin_fay) has been appointed Art Director.

Healthcare and Medicine

Happiful: Grace Victory (@gracefvictory) has been appointed Columnist.


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