Journalists on the move – Week of July 30

by | Jul 30, 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

Bloomberg News: Emma Ockerman (@EOckerman) has left.

Daily Memphian: (https://www.dailymemphian.com/) will launch this fall as a non-profit media outlet covering daily news in Memphis, Tennessee.

New York Times: hires Susan Fowler (@susanthesquark) as Technology Editor for the Op-Ed section. She’s based in San Francisco. Kate Conger (@kateconger) has joined as a General-Assignment Technology Reporter.

Reuters: hires Chris Bing (@Bing_Chris) as a Cybersecurity Reporter in D.C. Ken Li (@kenli729) joins as U.S. Media & Telecoms Editor, effective in August.

Tampa Bay Times: hires Mark Katches (@TB_Times) as Executive Editor, effective August 20. Veronica Brezina has been appointed Reporter covering healthcare, tourism, airports and the port.

Washington Post: hires Erin Cox (@washingtonpost) as a Politics and Government Reporter.


NBC News: promotes Tony Capra (@tcapra) to Director of Newsgathering in D.C.

Business and Commerce

Austin Business Journal: promotes Will Anderson (@MyABJ) to Managing Editor. His responsibilities include the Venture section, which covers startups and entrepreneurs.

S&P Global: hires Julianne Wey (@JuliannesWey) as a Reporter covering small- and mid-cap biopharma companies. She works from the Charlottesville, Va. office. Ricky Zipp (@zippricky) also joins as a Reporter, covering federal policy affecting healthcare providers and medtech companies as well as trends in state healthcare policy. He is based in Arlington, Va.

Consumer Lifestyle

ELLE.com: hires Katherine Stoeffel (@ELLEmagazine) as Senior Editor.

Esquire.com: hires Joanna Rothkopf (@joannarothkopf) as Deputy Editor.

High Times: hires Kyle Jaeger (@kylejaeger) as News Editor.

Instyle: hires Romy Oltuski (@RomyOltuski) as Deputy Features Director.

Town & Country: hires Olivia Martin (@OhMissJune) as Styles and Interiors Writer.

Healthcare and Medicine

Dermatologist, The: Lisa B. Samalonis has left to become Medical Editor for HealthCare Alliance Group, a medical communications firm. Pitches for The Dermatologist can go to Associate Editor Melissa Weiss (@TheDermEditor).

Sports and Leisure

Hearst: appoints Christa Sgobba (@christasgobba) as Senior Editor of Runner’s World and Bicycling.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Mail (City & Finance): Fiona Parker (@fiona_parker14) has been appointed Reporter (Money Mail).

Mail Online: Joe Middleton (@joejsmiddleton) has been appointed News Reporter. Lucy Crossley (@RealLCrossley) has been named Assistant News Editor.

Mirror Online: Shivali Best (@shivalibest) has been named Acting Science & Technology Editor. Robyn Darbyshire (@robynemilyd) has been appointed Audience Writer.

Sunday Times Style: Tom Miller (@theststyle) has been named Digital Director.

News and Media (Regional)

Huff Post UK: Henry Langston (@henry_langston) has been named Senior Field Producer.

Scotsman, The: Hannah Burley (@TheScotsman) has been appointed Business Reporter.


BBC Radio Leeds: Jonathan Buchan (@jonathanbuchan) has been named Sports Editor.

Money Box: Dan Whitworth (@bbcdanw) has been appointed Reporter.

One Show, The: Luke Chilton (@BBCTheOneShow) has joined as a Journalist.

Consumer Lifestyle

Goodtoknow.co.uk: Stephanie Wood (@goodtoknow) named Acting Digital Content Director.

Loveexploring.com: Lottie Gross (@lottiecgross) is available for freelance opportunities.

Pink News: Jasmine Andersson (@the_chez) has left to pursue freelance opportunities.

Which?: Daniel Bird (@danjohnbird) has been appointed Homepage and Channels Editor.

Woman: Naomi Bartram (@naomibartram) has been named Senior Digital Writer.

Woman and Home: Jenni McKnight (@womanandhome) has been appointed Senior Content Editor (Lifestyle).

Technology and Telecoms

Trusted Reviews: Thomas Newton (@Thomas_Newton) has been appointed Computing Editor.


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