Journalists on the move – Week of October 19

by | Oct 18, 2020 | 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: Dan Bobkoff (@danbobkoff) has been named Executive Producer of Podcasts. Aja Whitaker-Moore (@AjaWMoore) has been appointed Managing Editor. She will oversee business coverage and contribute to a long-term project covering systemic racism in America.

Los Angeles Times: Norman Pearlstine (@npearlstine) will be stepping down.

Vox: Antonella Crescimbeni (@antonellacres) has joined the new video fellowship.

Washington Post, The: has appointed Ashley Fetters (@ashleyfetters) as General Assignment Reporter (Features).


KPBS-FM: Tom Karlo (@KPBSnews) has retired.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg: Shwetha Sunil (@shwesunil) has joined as a Reporter.

Business Insider: Matt Turner (@_bmturner_) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief, joining Alyson Shontell (@ajs) in that position.

Dallas Business Journal: Catherine Leffert (@ccleffert) has joined as Staff Writer to cover finance and money.

Fintech Today: has appointed Julie VerHage (@julieverhage) as Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder.

Healthcare and Medicine

Kaiser Health News: has named Rae Ellen Bichell (@raelnb) Reporter on the Mountain States team.

Politics, Government and Education

74, The: Jim Roberts (@nycjim) has joined the nonprofit news organization that covers education, as Publisher & Chief Strategy Officer.

Hill, The: Rebecca Klar (@rebeccaklar_) has moved to the tech team covering tech policy.

Technology and Telecoms

Atlanta Inno: Erin Schilling (@erinschilling85) has been appointed Reporter.

Rest of World: has appointed Louise Matsakis (@restofworld) as Senior Editor covering technology.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Mail: Izzy Ferris (@IsobelFerris) has been named Showbiz Editor.

Sun, The: Clemmie Fieldsend (@ClemFieldsend) has been appointed Fashion Editor.

Sunday Times Style: Molly Haylor (@theststyle) has been named Fashion and Beauty Editor.


Bloomberg: Olivia Konotey-Ahulu (@oliviagka) has been named Real Estate Reporter.

ITV News: Rachel Corp (@rachelcorptweet) has been promoted to Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Caterer, The: Emma Lake (@em_lake) has been named Assistant Editor. Katherine Price (@katherineprice) has been appointed News Editor.

Citizen Femme: Gilly Hopper (@gilly_hopper) has been appointed Editor.

Fabulous: Nana Acheampong (@styledbynana) has been promoted to Celebrity Style Editor.

Freelancer: Beth Gault (@bethhopegault) is available for commissions. She covers business, culture, sustainability, culture and fashion.

Grazia: Ashley Dotty Charles (@amplifydot) has been appointed Contributing Editor.

Myimperfectlife.com: Mariana Cerqueira (@mariancerqueira) has been appointed Editor.

Style Cartel: Sayo Olukoga (@stylecartel) has been named Culture & Fashion Contributor.

That’s Life: Rosie Evans (@rosie_d_evans) has been named Junior Features Writer.

Politics, Government and Education

New Statesman: Katharine Swindells (@kathy_swinds) has been appointed Data Reporter.


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