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


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News and Media

Agence France-Presse: promotes Shaun Tandon (@shauntandon) to State Department Correspondent.

Atlantic, The: hires Amanda Mull (@amandamull) as a Staff Writer on the science, health and technology team, effective later in October. She will focus on health topics, including the beauty and nutrition industries.

Washington Post: hires Ziva Branstetter (@ZivaBranstetter) as Corporate Accountability Editor.


Cheddar: hires Kristen Lee (@kristenaleenyc) as Managing Editor.

Business and Commerce

CNN Business: hires Rachel Metz (@rachelmetz) as a Senior Technology Writer.

Marketplace: hires Ben Bradford (@JBenBradford) as a Reporter.

South Florida Business Journal: hires Ashley Portero (@SFBJMoney) as a Money Reporter. Her coverage includes banking, finance, economic development, insurance, and sports business.

Triangle Business Journal: hires Seth Gulledge (@TriBizHealth) as a Staff Writer covering healthcare, life sciences and higher education.

Consumer Lifestyle

Essence: hires Moana Luu (@MoanaLuu) as Chief Content Officer and Chief Creative Officer. She will oversee content across all channels.

Hearst Magazines: promotes Cosmopolitan’s Jessica Pels (@Jessica_Pels) to Editor-in-Chief.

Insider: hires Julia Naftulin (@jnaftulin) as a Health Reporter. Walter Hickey (@WaltHickey) joins as Senior Editor, Data. Anthony Fisher (@anthonyLfisher) joins as Politics Editor. Insider is a consumer site from Business Insider.

Teen Vogue: hires Lindsay Peoples Wagner (@lpeopleswagner) as Editor-in-Chief.

Healthcare and Medicine

D CEO: hires Will Maddox (@WillCMaddox) as Editor of D CEO Healthcare.

Technology and Telecoms

Wired: Jessi Hempel (@jessiwrites) has left to become a Senior Editor-at-Large for LinkedIn. She will focus on “the way technology is upending our lives and shifting the way we live and work.” She’s based in New York City.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Mirror: Pippa Crerar (@PippaCrerar) has been named Political Editor.

Daily Telegraph: Justin Huggler (@justinhuggler) has been appointed Berlin Correspondent.

Financial Times: David Crow (@bydavidcrow) and Martin Arnold (@MAmdorsky) has been named Deputy Companies Editor.

Guardian, The: Antonia Wilson (@antoniaemilyw) has recently joined as Travel Reporter.

Sunday Times, The: Andrew Gregory (@AndrewGregory) has been named Health Editor.

YOU: Lindsay Frankel (@Lindsayfrankel) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Warrington Guardian: Jessica Farrington (@JessicaFWG) has been named Reporter.

Yorkshire Post: Laura Hill (@laurahillnews) has been appointed Digital Optimisation Editor.


BBC Scotland (Glasgow): Chris McLaughlin (@BBCchrismclaug) has been appointed Sports News Correspondent.

Consumer Lifestyle

Harper’s Bazaar: Catriona Gray (@_catgray) has left to freelance.

Jackal, The: Edwin Smith (@EdwinSmith) has been named Acting Editor. Laura Black (@lulueblack) has returned from leave.

Sports and Leisure

Scrum, The: Gavin Harper (@scrummagazine) has been appointed Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Gizmodo UK: Tom Pritchard (@tepritchard) has been named Editor.

Techradar: Marc Chacksfield (@techradar) has left.

Trusted Reviews: Ced Yuen (@cedyuen) has left. Nick Merritt (@ndmmerritt) has been appointed Editorial Director and Editor-in-Chief.


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