Journalists on the move – Week of March 30

by | Mar 30, 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

Daily Beast: Caroline Phinney (@carolinephinney) has joined as Newsletter Product Manager.


NPR: Danielle Kurtzleben (@titonka) will be temporarily covering economics and business.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider: Blake Dodge (@dodgeblake) has joined as Healthcare Reporter covering the intersection of health care and technology.

Business Insider: Kimberly Leonard (@leonardkl) has joined as Senior Healthcare Reporter with a focus on health policy and politics.

Business Insider: Kristen Lee (@KristenLee) has been hired to cover cars and write auto reviews.

Business Insider: has hired Jillian D’Onfro (@businessinsider) as Enterprise Technology Editor.

Business Insider: Sean Czarnecki (@seanmczarnecki) joins as Senior Reporter, covering the public relations industry.

Fintech Today: Julie VerHage (@julieverhage) has been hired to manage the FTT+, a weekly premium newsletter.

Forbes: David Jeans (@davidjeans2) has joined the technology team.

Fortune: Anne Fisher (@anbfisher) is leaving the publication next month.

Los Angeles Business Journal: Josh Schimmels (@LABJnews) has been named Publisher and Chief Executive Officer.

MarketWatch.com: Maria Lamagna Morales (@mclamagna) has been named Engagement Editor.

Tampa Bay Business Journal: Luke Torrance (@TBBJnewsroom) has joined as Reporter.

Technology and Telecoms

Wired: Alan Henry (@halophoenix) joins as Service Editor covering tech service journalism.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Telegraph: Louisa Wells (@louisawells1) has been appointed Podcast Producer.

Mirror Online: Georgia Diebelius (@gjdiebelius) has been named Deputy News Editor.

PA Media: Taz Ali (@Taz_Ali_) has been appointed Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Daily Record: Peter Davidson (@peter_davidson1) has been appointed Assistant Live News Editor.

Motherwell Times: Martin Clark (@TimesSpeaker) has retired.

Wales on Sunday: Claire Miller (@clairemilleruk) has been named Deputy Head of Data Journalism.


Classic FM: Phil Noyce (@philnoycey) has been named Managing Editor.

Digital Spy: Chris Longridge (@chris_longridge) has been named Deputy Editor.

RTE News: Ailbhe Conneely (@AilbheConneely) has been appointed Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent.

Sky Sports News: Anthony Joseph (@anthonyrjoseph) has been named News Editor.

Smooth Radio: Sally Ardis (@SmoothRadio) has been appointed Managing Editor.

Business and Commerce

Financial News: Beth Pridding (@bethpridding) has been named Broadcast Journalist.

Consumer Lifestyle

Freelancer: Amy Moorea Wong (@amy_moorea) is available for interiors and design commissions.

Freelancer: Louise Whitbread (@louisewhitbread) is available for beauty and lifestyle commissions.

Healthcare and Medicine

Therapy Today: Sally Brown (@sallybtherapy) has been named Editor.


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