Journalists on the move – Week of March 2

by | Mar 2, 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

Battle Creek Enquirer: Brooks Hepp (@bcenquirer) will be leaving to become a pilot.

New York Times: Yaryna Serkez (@iarynam) joins as a Graphics Editor.

San Diego Union-Tribune: Jonathan Wosen (@sdut) will be joining in April to cover the biotech industry.

Tampa Bay Times: Susan Taylor Martin (@susanskate) has retired.

Business and Commerce

Chicago Magazine: has hired Ryan Smith (@ryansmithwriter) to cover real estate.

Cincinnati Business Courier: Erin Caproni (@BusinessCourier) is leaving the American City Business Journals publication.

Houston Business Journal: Sara Samora (@saraesamora) joins as a General Assignment Reporter.

San Antonio Business Journal: has hired Steven Santana (@SABizJournal) as a Digital Producer.

Wall Street Journal: Emre Peker (@WSJ) has left to join Eurasia Group in London.

Wall Street Journal: Julia Verlaine (@JAVerlaine) is now covering financial markets in New York.

Wall Street Journal: has launched The Experience Report, a digital offering that delivers news and analysis on the ways that companies use data, design and technology. Kimberly Johnson (@KimberlyReports) is point of contact.

Sports and Leisure

Sports Business Journal: Chris Smith (@chrissmith813), has been appointed to cover the business of the Olympics and sports entertainment.

Technology and Telecoms

Ars Technica: Sean Gallagher (@arstechnica) has left the tech publication.

Engadget: Karissa Bell (@karissabe) joins as a Senior Editor covering social media platforms.

TechCrunch: Natasha Mascarenhas (@nmasc_) has joined as a Reporter and will cover venture capital and startups in Silicon Valley.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Telegraph: Chris Bennion (@chrisbennion_) has been named TV & Radio Editor.

Sun, The: Alex Bellotti (@alexbellotti) has been appointed Contributing Features Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Birmingham Live: Carl Jackson (@carljackson_ldr) has been appointed Magistrates Court Reporter.

Cambridge Live: Abigail Rabbett (@abigailrabbett) has been named Creative Content Director.

Dorset Echo: Neil Walton (@EchoSportNeil) has been named Senior Sports Correspondent.

Evening Standard: Jessie Thompson (@jessiecath) has been appointed Deputy Arts Editor.

Manchester Evening News: Amy Walker (@amy_e_walker) has been named Court Reporter.

Plymouth Live: Sarah Waddington (@sarewaddington) has been appointed Site Editor.

Business and Commerce

Public Finance: Colin Marrs (@yellercol) has been named Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Hitched.co.uk: Helen Pye (@helenempye) has been promoted to Deputy Editor.

Lady Magazine, The: Mary Novakovich (@mary_novakovich) has been appointed Contributing Travel Editor.

Real Homes Magazine: Jennifer Oksien (@JennyOksien) has been named Appliances Editor.

Stylist: Kiran Meeda (@stylistmagazine) has been appointed Beauty Assistant.

Vogue: Stuart Spalding and Lee Swillingham (@BritishVogue) have been appointed Consultant Creative Directors.

Technology and Telecoms

Freelancer: Daryl Baxter (@darylbaxter) is available for commissions. He mainly writes about food, TV, games and technology.


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