Journalists on the move – Week of March 18

by | Mar 18, 2019 | 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

Miami Herald: promotes Aminda Marqués González (@mindymarques) to Editor and Publisher. She also oversees el Nuevo Herald.

New York Times: moves Sapna Maheshwari (@sapna) to the retail business beat. She says she will focus on retail brands, shopping trends, and how retailers deal with Amazon. Christina Caron (@cdcaron) is promoted to Parenting Reporter. She will focus on fertility, pregnancy, and parenting topics involving kids up to age 6.

Washington Post: hires Holly Bailey (@hollybdc) as National Politics Reporter. She will focus initially on the Democratic presidential primaries.


CNN: hires Kevin Collier (@kevincollier) as a Reporter covering cybersecurity, election interference and related topics.

Business and Commerce

Adweek: hires Shoshana Wodinsky (@swodinsky) as a Technology Reporter covering “platforms and their consequences.”

Bloomberg News: moves Justin Blum (@justin_blum_) to the White House desk.

Economist, The: relaunches 1843 (https://www.1843magazine.com), its bimonthly lifestyle magazine. It’s now a multiplatform title including a website, app, podcast, and events. The April/May issue is currently out in the UK and will hit U.S. newsstands on March 19. It includes a long feature story on “The Death of the Calorie” (as a reliable measure of weight-loss impact). Rosie Blau (@RosieBlau) is Editor-in-Chief. She’s based in London.

Houston Business Journal: hires Jonathan Adams (@HOUBizJournal) as Associate Editor. He will oversee special reports, contributed articles, and the Back Page feature. Laura Gillespie joins as Restaurants and Retail Reporter.

Puget Sound Business Journal: hires Rob Johnson (@PSBJ) as Managing Editor.

Wall Street Journal: hires Jared Council (@JaredCouncil) as an Artificial Intelligence Reporter for WSJ Pro.

Consumer Lifestyle

Fatherly: hires Donna Freydkin (@FatherlyHQ) as Commerce Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Active Interest Media: promotes Sharon Houghton to VP and General Manager of the Active Living Group. Publications in the group include Better Nutrition (@betternutrition), Amazing Wellness (@AWMagazine), Yoga Journal (@Yoga_Journal), Clean Eating (@cleaneatingmag), Oxygen (@OxygenMagazine), Muscle & Performance (@MusclePerform), Climb and Backpacker (@BackpackerMag).

Everyday Health: hires Christine Mattheis (@muhTHIGHess) as Editorial Director of What to Expect.

Stat: launches STAT Expert Advantage (https://slingshotinsights.com/stat), a subscription product for healthcare investors featuring monthly interviews with key opinion leaders. Senior Medicine Writer Matthew Herper (@matthewherper) and Senior Biotech Writer Adam Feuerstein (@adamfeuerstein) will rotate as the interviewers. It’s a joint venture with Slingshot Insights.

Sports and Leisure

Competitor Running: hires Jonathan Beverly (@jbevrun) as Editor-in-Chief.


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News and Media (National)

Sunday Times, The: Emma Dunkley (@emdunks) has been named Banking and Financial Services Correspondent.

News and Media (Regional)

Dorset Echo: Alex Cutler (@dorsetechoalex) has been appointed Features Editor.

Liverpool Echo: Jasmine Cameron-Chileshe (@JasmineCC_95) has been named General Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Dazed: Caitlin Moriarty (@Dazed) has been appointed Fashion Assistant.

Mother & Baby: Nicki Manning (@motherandbaby) has been named Editorial Assistant. Natalies Millman has been appointed Deputy Editor. Emily Thorpe has been named Senior Writer.

Vogue: Amel Mukhtar (@amelamukhtar) has been appointed Features Assistant.

Healthcare and Medicine

Chemist + Druggist: Grace Lewis (@canddgrace) has been named Deputy Editor. Thomas Cox (@canddthomas) has been appointed Features Editor.


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