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


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News and Media

Journal News: hires Jeanne Muchnick (@dinner4moms) as Food & Dining Reporter.

Las Vegas Review-Journal: promotes Anastasia Hendrix (@ah_lvrj) to Managing Editor.

New York Times: hires Mohammed Hadi (@nytimes) as News Director for Business Day, effective May 21.

Vox: hires Li Zhou (@liszhou) as a Reporter covering Congress and the 2018 elections.

Wall Street Journal: promotes Tedra Meyer (@tedrameyer) to East Coast Bureau Chief.

Washington Post: hires Elias Lopez (@elopezgross) as Senior Editor for international opinions.

Business and Commerce

Business First AM: hires freelancer Steve Ruxton (@businessfirstam) as a Reporter and fill-in Anchor. The syndicated TV program covers business and financial news.

Business Insider: promotes Matt Turner (@_bmturner_) to Executive Editor.

Leader’s Edge: promotes Sandy Laycox (@slaycox) to Editor-in-Chief.

Morning Consult: hires Samantha Sabin (@samsabin923) as a Reporter on the brands team, effective May 16. She will also pen a morning newsletter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Allure: hires Cotton Codinha (@CTCodinha) as Senior Beauty Features Editor.

Men’s Journal: hires Sal Vaglica (@salvaglica) as a Senior Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

Bloomberg Law: hires Jonathan Reid (@JonTReid) as a Telecom Reporter.

Politico: promotes Natasha Korecki (@natashakorecki) to National Correspondent. She will remain in Chicago, and will focus on the 2018 and 2020 political campaigns.


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News and Media (Regional)

Paper for Honiton, The: Tim Dixon (@timdixonscoop) is point of contact for the recently launched title.


Channel 4 News: Clare Fallon (@clarefallon) has been appointed North of England Correspondent.

Sky Sports News: Jamie Hunt (@junior_pro) has been named Head of Digital.

Business and Commerce

Businessdesk.com: Mike Ribbeck (@ribsy1) has been named North-West Editor.

ePrivate Client: Ramla Soni (@ramla_soni) has been appointed Junior Reporter.

World Finance: Courtney Goldsmith (@courtneynoelg) joins as a Journalist across World Finance, The New Economy, European CEO and Business Destinations.

Consumer Lifestyle

Citizen Femme: Lisa Haynes (@fashionbeautyed) has been appointed Fashion and Beauty Editor.

Men’s Health: Daniel Davies (@iamDanielDavies) has been named Junior Digital Writer.

OK!: Sophie Goodwin (@okmagazine) has been appointed Fashion and Beauty Assistant.

Technology and Telecoms

Mashable UK: Sam Haysom (@samhaysom) has been named Deputy UK Editor.

Travel, Transport and Logistics

Classic & Sports Car: Lizzie Pope (@LizziePope) has been appointed Associate Editor.


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