Journalists on the move – Week of June 15

by | Jun 15, 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

San Francisco Chronicle: Yolanda Martinez (@yoli_martinez) has been named Newsroom Developer.

Winnipeg Free Press: Temur Durrani (@temurdur) has joined as a Reporter covering the economic impact of the pandemic.


CTV News: Anne Gaviola (@annegaviola) has re-joined the network at BNN Bloomberg as a Multiplatform Reporter covering business news, stocks, bonds and fintech.

iHeartMedia Indianapolis: (@iheartmedia) is partnering with Bloomberg Radio (@BloombergRadio) to launch Business News 97.5 FM (@businessnews975) and will cover areas including economics, politics and investment banking.

Business and Commerce

Bank Director: Jack Milligan (@bankdirectored) has been promoted to Editor-at-Large.

Wall Street Journal: Gerard Baker (@gerardtbaker) takes on a new role on the WSJ’s opinion page.

Wall Street Journal: Rachel Feintzeig (@rachelfeintzeig) has been named Work & Life columnist.

Healthcare and Medicine

Modern Healthcare: Ginger Christ (@gchristcle) has been appointed Post-Acute Care and Staffing Reporter.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: Ryan Hutchins (@ryanhutchins) has been promoted to Deputy Editor for states and Canada.

Technology and Telecoms

Information, The: Mark di Stefano (@markdistef) and Paris Martineau (@parismartineau) have been appointed Reporters.

InsideHPC Media: Doug Black (@DougBlack1) has been named Editor-in-Chief.


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News and Media (Regional)

Edinburgh Evening News: Noa Hoffman (@hoffman_noa) has been named Local Democracy Reporter.

Evening Standard: Emily Sheffield (@emilysheffield) has been appointed Editor, starting on July 1. George Osborne (@George_Osborne) moves to the role of Editor-in-Chief.


BBC Radio 1: Aled Haydn Jones (@AHJ) has been appointed Head of BBC Radio 1.

Tech Edit, The: Maghan McDowell (@maghanmcd) has been named Host for the recently launched podcast.

Consumer Lifestyle

Freelancer: Amber Graafland (@AmberGraafland) is available for commissions, with an interest in beauty, cosmetics, fashion and women’s interest. She was previously Fashion and Lifestyle Director at Reach Plc.

Freelancer: Zara Zubeidi (@zarazubeidi) is available for commissions, covering celebrity, entertainment, lifestyle, showbusiness, the Royals and the television industry.

Planet Mindful: Holly Johnson (@hollywriter) has been named Acting Editor.

Style Cartel: Amira Arasteh (@Amira58) has been named Fashion & Lifestyle Editor.

Tatler: Charlie Miller (@charliemjmiller) has been appointed Jewellery Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Aesthetic Medicine: Georgia Seago (@AestheticMLive) has been named Editor.

Sports and Leisure

Scorecard: Murad Ahmed (@muradahmed) is point of contact for the newly launched newsletter from the Financial Times.

Technology and Telecoms

Freelancer: Saleha Riaz (@salehariaz) is available for commissions, covering business and technology.


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