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Journalists on the move – Week of May 28

by | May 29, 2018 | Media Moves

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

USA AND CANADA

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News and Media

Bulletin, The: promotes Kathleen McLaughlin (@BendKmac) to Business Editor, replacing Joseph Ditzler (@josefditzler), who became Business Editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican.

Los Angeles Times: hires Eli Stokols (@EliStokols) as White House Reporter.

New York Times: hires Michelle Cottle (@mcottle) as Lead Editorial Writer for national politics, effective June 1.

Reuters: hires Joe Tanfani (@JTanfani) as a D.C.-based National Affairs Reporter focusing on Donald Trump. He begins in June.

Time: hires Brian Bennett (@ByBrianBennett) as Senior White House Correspondent.

Wall Street Journal: hires Robert Barba (@Barbawire) as Deputy Spot News Editor, effective May 29. Cara Lombardo (@CaraRLombardo) has moved to the activist investor beat.

Washington Post: promotes Sandhya Somashekhar (@sandhyawp) to Editor on the National Politics Enterprise and Investigations team. Monica Hesse (@MonicaHesse) has been appointed Gender Columnist.

Broadcasting

NBC News: promotes Stacey Klein (@staceypklein) to Senior White House Producer.

Consumer Lifestyle

AskMen: hires Barret Wertz (@BarretWertz) as Style and Grooming Editor.

InStyle: hires Samantha Reed (@HereReedThis) as News Editor.

Well+Good: hires Kate Spies (@iamwellandgood) as Senior VP of Content and Audience Development.

Healthcare and Medicine

MedCity News: hires Alaric DeArment (@biotechvisigoth) as a Senior Reporter covering biotech and pharma.

Technology and Telecoms

Information, The: Jessica Toonkel (@jtoonkel) joins as a Reporter on June 5th.

Tom’s Guide: hires Monica Chin (@mcsquared96) as a Writer covering smart home products and artificial intelligence.

UK

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News and Media (National)

Guardian, The: Jamie Grierson (@JamieGrierson) has been named Home Affairs Correspondent.

Independent, The: Adam Withnall (@adamwithnall) has been appointed Asia Editor.

Sun, The: Jenny Francis (@JennyFrancis23) has been named Fitness Editor.

Sunday Mirror: Emma Pryer (@emmamirror) has been appointed Deputy Features Editor. Nick Dorman (@Nick_Dorman) has been named Deputy News Editor.

Times, The: Esther Webber (@estwebber) has been named Red Box Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Medway Messenger: Ed McConnell (@edmcconnellkm) is now Chief Reporter.

Broadcasting

Channel 4 News: Darryl Murphy (@darryljoemurphy) has been named Politics Producer.

Victoria Derbyshire: Liz Gibbons (@lizjgibb) has been appointed Editor.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Meat Management: Gabby La Mura (@MeatManagement) has been named Editorial Assistant.

Consumer Lifestyle

ELLE: Amy Brewster (@elleuk) has been named Social Media Manager.

Emeraldstreet.com: Daisy Jackson (@daisyejackson) has left to freelance.

Marie Claire: Jessica Tarbard (@marieclaire) has been appointed Fashion Assistant.

Period Living: Content Editor Rachel Crow (@shecrows) has returned from leave.

 

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