Journalists on the move – Week of May 11

by | May 11, 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

Gazette, The: John Steppe (@JSteppe1) has been appointed Business Reporter.

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Sarah Self-Walbrick (@lubbockonline) has left.

Reuters: Raya Jalabi (@rayajalabi) is now covering Saudi Arabia for the organization.

Business and Commerce

Buffalo Business First: has promoted Donna Collins (@BfloBizDonnaCol) to Editor-in-Chief.

Forbes: Carter Coudriet (@CarterCoudriet) has left.

Fortune: John Patrick Pullen (@jppullen) has left.

Iraq Oil Report: has hired Lizzie Porter (@lcmporter) as Senior Correspondent. She will be covering energy, politics and security.

Kansas City Business Journal :has hired Thomas Friestad (@KCBJ_Thomas) as Staff Writer covering commercial real estate.

Marker: Danielle Sacks (@daniellesacks) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.

Wall Street Journal: Daniel Levitt (@DanielLevitt32) has joined as Graphics Reporter.

Wall Street Journal: Sophie Warnes (@sophiewarnes) joins as Strategy Editor (Visuals Team).

Worcester Business Journal: has hired Monica Busch (@WBJournal) as Digital Reporter.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Hollywood Reporter, The: Nekesa Mumbi Moody (@nekesamumbi) has been named Editorial Director.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express Online: Isabel Deibe (@Daily_Express) has been named Digital Reporter.

Financial Times: David Crow (@bydavidcrow) has been named US Coronavirus Correspondent. Tobias Buck (@TobiasBuckFT) has been promoted to Managing Editor.

Mail Online: Hannah Eichler (@hannaheichler) has been appointed Acting Deputy Editor (Fashion Finder).

News and Media (Regional)

Edinburgh Live: Claire McKim (@claire_mckim) has been appointed Content Editor.

Weardale Community News: Paul Turton (@weardalenews) has been named Sub-Editor and Layout Designer.

Western Telegraph, The: Fiona Phillips (@Wtelegraph) has been appointed Editor.


Euronews: Marthe de Ferrer (@MarthedeFerrer) has been appointed Digital Journalist.

Business and Commerce

Financial Adviser: David Thorpe (@dthorpejourno) has been named Special Projects Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Homes & Antiques: Charlotte Packer (@charlottesplot) has been named Acting Editor.

My Weekly: Mitya Underwood (@MityaUnderwood) has been appointed Celebrity Editor.

Your Home Magazine: Melanie Sherwood (@melfsherwood) has been named Editor.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Uspire Life: Kirsty McCormack (@kirstymccormack) has been appointed Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Top Sante Health & Beauty: Julie Brown (@topsanteuk) has been named Beauty Columnist.

Politics, Government and Education

Week, The: Joe Evans (@joeevanswrites) has been appointed Acting Digital News Editor.


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