Journalists on the move – Week of July 6

by | Jul 6, 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

Washington Post: Jeremy Barr (@jeremymbarr) has been appointed Breaking News Reporter.


KQED-FM: Peter Jon Shuler (@KQED) has retired.

WBAA/ Indiana Public Broadcasting: Samantha Horton (@samhorton5) has joined and will cover business and economics.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg: David Yaffe-Bellany (@yaffebellany) has been appointed Legal Reporter, covering federal courts in Washington.

Business Insider: Joe Williams (@JoePWilliams31) has moved to the enterprise tech desk, covering emerging technology.

Marketing Brew: (@MarketingBrew) has been launched by business newsletter company Morning Brew (@morningbrew).

Wall Street Journal, The: Marc Stewart (@marcreporting) has been hired to host “What’s New?”, a daily morning news podcast.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Curbed: (@Curbed) has stopped production on its San Francisco site but San Francisco news stories will continue on the flagship site, Curbed.com.

Technology and Telecoms

Information, The: Ross Matican (@rossmatican) has been appointed Reporter.


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BBC News & Current Affairs: Nick Beake (@Beaking_News) has been appointed Brussels Correspondent.

Newstalk: Louise Denvir (@LouiseDenvir) has been named Digital Editor.

Times Radio: Ross Kempsell (@rosskempsell) has been appointed Special Correspondent.

Business and Commerce

Credit Control Journal: Carol Baker (@hofwmeditor) has been named Editor-in-Chief across Credit Control Journal, Asset & Risk Review, Property Finance & Lifestyle and IT for CEOs & CFO.

TOPHOTELPROJECTS: Richard Frost (@richardfrosty) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

Your Money: Emma Lunn (@emmalunn) is covering as Joanna Faith is on leave.

Consumer Lifestyle

Freelancer: Lynda Bell (@ElleBellFashion) is available for commissions, with an interest in fashion and lifestyle.

Politics, Government and Education

New Statesman: Patrick Scott (@Patrick_E_Scott) has been named Data Projects Editor.

Sports and Leisure

Freelancer: Sarah Forrest (@golfgurugroup) is available for commissions with an interest in golf, lifestyle, female and family interest. Sarah can provide written and video content.


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