Journalists on the move – Week of October 14th

by | Oct 15, 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

Axios: Margaret Harding McGill (@margarethmcgill) has joined as Technology Policy Reporter.

Colorado Sun, The: Erica Breunlin (@coloradosun) has joined as Education Reporter.

Journal Tribune: has ceased publication (@JournalTribune).

Miami Herald, The: Aaron Leibowitz (@aaron_leib) has been appointed Reporter, covering local government news.

New York Times, The: Rich Barbieri (@richbarbieri) has been appointed Deputy Business Editor.

Seattle Times: Jon Talton (@jontalton) has retired.

Thomson Reuters: Chris Prentice (@ChrisPrentice) has been appointed Reporter, covering the securities commission, the Department of Justice fraud unit and financial crime.

Wall Street Journal, The: Emma Scott (@emmatscott) has been named Senior Video Journalist on the news and analysis team.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg: Matt Townsend (@matt_townsend) has been appointed Editor of Bloomberg’s retail news vertical Checkout.

Business Insider: Emma Court (@emmarcourt) has left.

Hartford Business Journal: has switched to a biweekly print schedule (@HartfordBiz).

Providence Business News: William Hamilton (@ProvBusNews) has been promoted to Managing Editor.

Triad Business Journal: Daniel Finnegan (@triadbizjournal) has been named Managing Editor.

Yahoo! Finance: Sarah Paynter (@sarahapaynter) has been hired to cover real estate.

Healthcare and Medicine

healthHackers: Gemma Evans (@GemmaEvans) host of healthHackers and former Sky News presenter, is relocating to Silicon Valley, California. She will be spotlighting pioneers and innovators in the health space on the healthHackers online channel and podcast series, as well as trialing the latest in health tech from her new base in San Francisco’s Bay Area from mid-October.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express Online: Aaron Brown (@JustAaronBrown) has been named Deputy Technology Editor.

Daily Telegraph: Amerley Ollennu (@amerleyo) and James Burton (@jamesburton01) have been appointed Digital Beauty Editor and Business News Editor respectively.

G2: Poppy Noor (@PoppyNoor) has moved to the New York office as Features Writer, covering social news.

Telegraph Fashion: Tamara Abraham (@tamaraabraham) has been named Managing Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Herald, The: Ken Smith (@glasgowken) has left.

New European, The: Jasper Copping (@jaspercopping) has been promoted to Editor.


ITV News: Matt Brindley (@mattbrindley1) has been promoted to Output Producer.

Sky News: Gemma Peplow (@gemmapeplow) has been appointed Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider UK: Rob Price (@robaeprice) has been appointed Acting Executive Editor.

Hereford Business Times: John Wilson (@JohnWilsonNQ) has been named Managing Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Country Child: Beth Green-Lowman (@CountryChildMag) has appointed Events Editor and will be looking after all South West events-related news and enquiries.

Freelancer: Elen Wallwork (@ellen_kezia) is available for commissions. She is covering fashion, health, lifestyle and parenting.

Healthcare and Medicine

Aesthetic Magazine: Georgia Seago (@AestheticMedMag) has been appointed Deputy Editor.


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