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Journalists on the move – Week of June 4

by | Jun 4, 2018 | Media Moves

Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.

USA AND CANADA

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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.

Broadcasting

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.

Consumer Lifestyle

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.

UK

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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.

Consumer Lifestyle

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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