Journalists on the move – Week of May 20

by | May 20, 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

Baltimore Sun: Sarah Meehan (@baltimoresun) leaves to become Content Marketing Writer for 2U in Denver.

Daily Beast: hires Taylor Hatmaker (@tayhatmaker) as Senior Technology Editor.

San Francisco Chronicle: hires Emily Fancher (@sfchronicle) as Deputy Metro Editor.

Vice Media: promotes Kate Lowenstein (@k8lo) to Editorial Director of news & issues.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg Law: hires Valerie Bauman (@valeriereports) as a Senior Legal Reporter focusing on healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry.

BridgeTower Media: promotes Cathy Hirko (@CathyHirko) to Associate Publisher/Editorial Director of Lehigh Valley Business, Central Penn Business Journal and Central Penn Parent.

Financial Times: hires Donato Paolo Mancini (@donatopmancini) as a General Corporate Reporter in London.

Wall Street Journal: hires John McCormick (@McCormickJohn) as a National Political Reporter in Chicago.

Consumer Lifestyle

Teen Vogue: hires Danielle Kwateng-Clark (@TeenVogue) as Culture and Entertainment Features Director.

Wirecutter: hires Roxanne Emadi (@roxanneemadi) as Director of Editorial Strategy and Audience Development.

Healthcare and Medicine

BioCentury: hires Jonathan Block (@jblockhcare) as an Associate Editor in New York City.

Exits & Outcomes: (https://exitsandoutcomes.com) launches as a subscription-based weekly newsletter covering digital health for an audience described as “digital health strategists, creatives, and operators.” Insights are derived from a proprietary database of 5000 digital health startups. Brian Dolan (@bddol) is the Founder and Lead Writer.

Frontline Medical Communications: hires Katie Lennon (@FrontlineMedCom) as Editor of Internal Medicine News and Family Practice News.

HealthCentral: hires Elizabeth Anne Shaw as Executive Editor (@healthcentral). She was previously editor-in-chief of FamilyFun and executive editor of Parenting.

Kaiser Health News: hires Taunya English (@TaunyaEnglish) as Senior Editor for broadcast innovation in D.C. In her new role, she will help expand the organization’s efforts in radio, podcasts and other audio media.

Livestrong.com: hires Sarah Klein (@sarklei) as Managing Editor.

Smart + Strong: appoints Bob Barnett (@BobBarnett) as Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Health (@cancerhealthmag), a quarterly patient magazine that launched in 2018.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: has ceased publishing its daily “Morning Media” email newsletter (@politico).


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News and Media (Regional)

Bristol Post: Andrew McQuarrie (@mcquazza) has been named Senior Reporter.

Cornwall Live: Lisa Letcher (@lisletcher) has been appointed Community Reporter.

Derby Telegraph: Ria Tesia (@amber_tesia) has been appointed Community Reporter.

Mail, The: Vanessa Sims (@mrsvanessasims) has been named Group Editor.

Wales Online: Kynaat Awan (@kynaat_7) has been appointed Community Reporter (Grangetown and Cardiff South).


BBC Radio Stoke: Matthew Bone (@mattbonebbc) has been appointed News Editor.

Good Morning Britain: Rume Ugen (@keepitfrank) has been named Digital Producer.

ITV News: Health & Science Producer Gabrielle Nash (@gabynashitv) has returned from leave.

Sky News: Kate Wilsea (@katewilsea) has been appointed Political Planning Producer.

Business and Commerce

Financial Times: Adreinne Klasa (@adrienneklasa) has been appointed Creative Producer (World News).

Legal Week: Rose Walker (@roseomwalker) has been named News Editor.

South West Business Insider: Gavin Thompson (@gavin_thompson1) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Farm Diversity: Victoria Galligan (@farmdiversity_) has been named Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Digital TV Europe: Jonathan Easton (@eastjoneast) has been appointed Deputy Editor.


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