Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.
USA AND CANADA
News and Media
Daily Beast, The: promotes Noah Shachtman (@NoahShachtman) to Editor-in-Chief.
Long Beach Press-Telegram: Melissa Evans (@MelissaEvansPT), Tim Grobaty (@grobaty) and Jeremiah Dobruck (@jeremiahdobruck) have left. They’re planning to launch a new media outlet focusing on Long Beach.
Omaha World-Herald: Barbara Soderlin (@barbarasoderlin) has left.
San Antonio Express-News: (@pfikac) Peggy Fikac has left.
Telegraph, The: in the UK plans to launch a Silicon Valley bureau. Current London-based Tech Editor James Titcomb (@jamestitcomb) will serve as Silicon Valley Bureau Chief. Staffers in the bureau will include U.S. Tech Reporters Margi Murphy (@MargiMurphy) and Laurence Dodds (@LFDodds), both of whom will move from London to San Francisco.
Tronc: acquires the Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.) (@virginianpilot) from Landmark Media Enterprises.
Wall Street Journal: Rob Copeland (@realrobcopeland) moves to the Silicon Valley beat.
Washington Post: hires Mark Lasswell (@washingtonpost) as Associate Op-Ed Editor, effective June 11.
CNBC: hires Megan Leonhardt (@Megan_Leonhardt) as a Senior Money Reporter for Make It.
CNBC.com: hires Dawn Kopecki (@Dawn_Kopecki) as an Editor on the corporate news team, effective in late June. She will help oversee coverage of healthcare, retail and other industries.
MSNBC: hires Michael Del Moro (@MikeDelMoro) as a Booking Producer for “Morning Joe.”
Business and Commerce
MarketWatch: hires Sarah Toy (@sarahtoy17) as a Media Industry Reporter.
SourceMedia: hires Walden Siew (@waldensiew) as Editor-in-Chief of the Employee Benefits Group, which includes Employee Benefit News and Employee Benefit Adviser.
New York Media: hires Callie Beusman (@cal_beu) as News Editor for The Cut.
Vogue.com: Kirby Marzec (@voguemagazine) has left.
Culture, Entertainment and the Arts
Rolling Stone: hires Andy Kroll (@AndyKroll) as Washington Bureau Chief.
Politics, Government and Education
Bloomberg Law: hires Shira Stein (@shiramstein) as a Junior Reporter covering Medicare.
New Republic, The: hires Emily Cooke (@emilyecooke) as Editorial Director.
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News and Media (National)
Daily Express Online: Gabriella Geisinger (@gmgeisinger) has been named Film Reporter.
LUXX: Alice Brudenell-Bruce (@Alice_BB) has been appointed Spa Editor.
Sun on Sunday: Natalie Edwards (@NatalieSEdwards) has been named Biz on Sunday Editor.
Sun Online: Thomas Burrows (@THBurrows) has been appointed Senior Reporter.
FROW Magazine: Megan Davies (@frowmagazine) has been appointed Fashion Editor.
Goodhousekeeping.co.uk: Megan Sutton (@megansuttton) has been promoted to Senior Digital Writer.
GQ.co.uk: Anna Conrad (@Anna__Conrad) has been promoted to Digital Editor.
Harper’s Bazaar: Bridget March (@bridgetmarch) has been promoted to Digital Beauty Director.
Stylist: Gemma Crisp (@theshowpony) has been promoted to Deputy Editor.
Waitrose Food: Lucy Battersby (@foodielucy) has been promoted to Food Editor.
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