Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.
USA AND CANADA
News and Media
Detroit News: hires Breana Noble (@BreanaCNoble) as a General Assignment Business Reporter.
Los Angeles Times: hires Norman Pearlstine (@latimes) as Executive Editor.
New York Times: hires Alex Marshall (@alexmarshall81) as a European Culture Reporter in London. Matt Apuzzo (@mattapuzzo) is promoted to Investigative Correspondent on the International desk, effective in August. He will be based in Brussels.
San Francisco Chronicle: hires Bill Nagel (@sfchronicle) as Publisher.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune: hires Laura Finaldi (@lauraefinaldi) as Retail and Tourism Business Reporter.
CNN: hires Erica Orden (@eorden) as a Reporter covering legal affairs, including the special counsel investigation.
Business and Commerce
Bloomberg Businessweek: hires Silvia Killingsworth (@silviakillings) as Digital Editor.
Crain’s New York Business: Caroline Lewis (@clewisreports) has left to work as a freelancer. Topics of interest include healthcare, drugs and criminal justice.
GQ: hires Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) as a Correspondent covering politics and national security.
O, The Oprah Magazine: plans a fall launch for OprahMag.com, a new website that will extend the coverage of the magazine. Arianna Davis (@ariannagdavis) joins as Digital Director for the new site.
Thrive Global: hires Marina Khidekel (@MarinaKhidekel) as Editorial Director.
WWD: promotes Kathryn Hopkins (@_KathrynHopkins) to Senior Financial Editor.
Healthcare and Medicine
24x:7 Keri Forsythe-Stephens will soon be going on leave and expects to return by mid to late August. In her absence, Chuck Holt (@24x7mag) will be overseeing editorial content.
Drug Store News: hires Sandra Levy (@drugstorenews) as a Senior Editor covering pharmacy topics.
Politics, Government and Education
Atlantic, The: hires Vernon Loeb (@LoebVernon) as Politics Editor, effective in July.
Technology and Telecoms
Wired: hires Meghann Farnsworth (@mtfarnsworth) as Director of Social Media, effective July 9.
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News and Media (National)
Daily Mail (City & Finance): Lucy White (@dailymailuk) has been named City Reporter, focussing on private equity, investment trusts and market reports.
Daily Telegraph: Laura Miller (@citizenlaura) has been appointed Senior Personal Finance Reporter.
Fabulous: Mared Parry (@maredemlynparry) has been named Digital Writer and is interested in hearing about beauty, high-street fashion, food and lifestyle.
Financial Times: Neil Buckley (@NeilRBuckley) has been appointed Chief Leader Writer.
Independent, The: Harriet Grace (@Harri_Grace) has been named UK Lifestyle Editor.
Times (City), The: Louisa Clarence-Smith (@LouisaClarence) has been appointed Market Reporter.
News and Media (Regional)
Plymouth Live: Edd Moore (@edd13moore) has been named Editor.
BBC Northern Ireland: Adam Smyth (@adamcsmyth) has been named Head of News.
BBC World Service: Sophia Smith Galer (@sophiasgaler) has been appointed Visual Journalist.
Beat 102 – 103: Kevin O’Mahony (@kev_omahony) has been named News & Sports Editor.
Newsnight: Esme Wren (@BBCnewsnight) has been appointed Editor.
Women’s Radio Station: (@womensradiostn) has recently launched.
Technology and Telecoms
PCGamesN: Jack Risdale (@jack_ridsdale) has been named Esports Writer.
TechRadar: Henry St Leger (@henry_stleger) has been appointed UK Home Technology Writer.
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