Journalists on the move – Week of May 21

by | May 21, 2018 | 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

Associated Press: promotes Alicia Chang (@SciWriAlicia) to Deputy Editor for storytelling on health and science.

Bloomberg News: moves Michael Sasso (@msasso) to a new beat covering little-known economic indicators. He’s based in Atlanta.

Detroit News: hires Beth LeBlanc (@DNBethLeBlanc) as a State Politics and Government Reporter in Lansing.

Medium: hires Katie Drummond (@katiedrumm) as Deputy Editor. Sarah Begley (@SCBegley) joins as Senior Editor (books).

New York Times: hires Nick Summers (@nytimes) as Sunday Business Editor. Paul Fishleder has been appointed Leader of a new political investigations unit.

Reuters: Catherine Ngai (@catkngai) joins as a Reporter covering energy markets.

Wall Street Journal: Wayne Ma (@waynema) joins as a Reporter in Hong Kong.


WBEZ-FM: hires Kristen Schorsch (@kschorsch) as a Politics and Government Reporter focusing on Cook County.

Consumer Lifestyle

Men’s Health: hires Ted Stafford (@tedstaffordgq) as Fashion Director.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

New Yorker, The: promotes David Rohde (@RohdeD) to Online Executive Editor, overseeing news and investigative stories.

Healthcare and Medicine

FierceHealthcare: promotes Paige Minemyer (@pminemyer) to Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: hires Amanda Eisenberg (@aeis17) as a Reporter covering healthcare policy and politics in New York.

Technology and Telecoms

Information, The: hires Nick Wingfield (@nickwingfield) as Senior Editor overseeing reporters in San Francisco, though he will be based in Seattle. He begins June 11.

Recode: promotes Peter Kafka (@pkafka) to Executive Editor. He will continue to oversee media coverage.


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News and Media (Regional)

Newark Advertiser: Sam Parker (@SamParker9) has left.

Oxford Mail: Harrison Jones (@OxMailHarrisonJ) has been appointed Reporter.


Sky News: David Blevins (@skydavidblevins) has been appointed Senior Ireland Correspondent.

Consumer Lifestyle

BuzzFeed UK: Ellie Bate (@eleanorbate) is now looking after all celebrity interview opportunities, in her role as Celebrity Reporter.

ELLE: Hikmat Mohammed (@elleuk) has been appointed Fashion Features Assistant.

Porter Magazine: Kay Barron (@kay_barron) has been promoted to Fashion Director.

RSVP: Kayla Walsh (@kaylabreathnach) has been named Lifestyle and Showbiz Journalist.

Vogue: Holly Roberts (@BritishVogue) has joined as Retail and Events Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

House Magazine, The: Sebastian Whale (@sebwhale) has been appointed Political Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

PCGamesN: Ben Maxwell (@IAmTheManta) has been named Editor.


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