Journalists on the move – Week of June 22

by | Jun 22, 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

Reuters: Alwyn Scott (@alwynscott) has been appointed Insurance Reporter on the Global Finance & Markets team.

Washington Post Opinions: has hired Abraham Jiménez Enoa (@jimenezenoa) as Contributor to its Spanish-language page.


News Nation – WGN America: Leigh Giangreco (@leighgiangreco) has joined as a Researcher.

WGBH News: has named Pam Johnston (@wgbhnews) as General Manager. She will succeed Phil Redo who is retiring at the end of June.

WYSO: (@WYSO) in partnership with Report for America (@Report4America) has appointed Chris Welter as Environmental Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg News: Sophia Cai (@sophiacai99) has been hired as an Intern on the transportation team.

Business Insider: Lydia Ramsey (@lydiaramsey125) has been named Healthcare Editor.

Business Insider: Dave Levinthal (@davelevinthal) will be joining the editorial team in the company’s Washington bureau.

Crain’s Chicago Business: has promoted Sarah Zimmerman (@sarahzimm95) to Deputy Digital Editor for Audience & Social Media.

Wall Street Journal: has hired Chastity Pratt (@WSJ) as Education Bureau Chief, based in Detroit.

Energy, Environment & Natural Resources

Agweek: Emily Beal (@AgweekMagazine) has joined as a Multimedia Journalist covering agriculture and rural issues.

Politics, Government and Education

CalMatters: Lauren Hepler (@lahepler) has joined and will cover the California economy.


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News and Media (National)

Huffington Post UK: Leonie Chao-Fong (@leonie_chaofong) has been named News Reporter.

Huffington Post UK: Adam Bloodworth (@adamzx) has been appointed Features Writer.

Mail Online: Dan Sales (@ByDanSales) has been named UK Senior Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Evening Standard (Fashion): Karen Dacre (@karendacre) is on leave. Emma McCarthy (@Miss_McCarthy) has been named Acting Fashion Editor.

Stray Ferret, The: Thomas Barrett (@tbarrettwrites) has been appointed Senior Journalist.

Wales Online: Alex Seabrook (@alexgseabrook) has been appointed Local Democracy Reporter.


Hits Radio: Mick Coyle (@mrmickcoyle) has been appointed Senior Correspondent.

Consumer Lifestyle

Grazia: Rebecca Holman (@Rebecca_hol) has been appointed Digital Director. Lynn Enright (@lynnenright) has been named Contributing Editor.

Love Magazine: Pierre A M’Pele (@pam_boy) has been appointed Senior Editor.


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