Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.
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News and Media
Boston Globe: launches Talking Points AM, a morning newsletter covering business news. Deputy Managing Editor Larry Edelman (@GlobeNewsEd) oversees coverage.
New York Times: hires Azi Paybarah (@Azi) as Lead Writer for New York Today, its morning newsletter covering happenings in New York City. Meeta Agrawal joins as Arts & Leisure Editor.
Wall Street Journal: hires Patrick Chu (@PatrickChu88) as Senior Publishing Editor for Dow Jones Newswires.
Washington Post: promotes Alisa Tang (@alisatang) to Weekend Home Page Editor. She will also assist with the home page on three weekday mornings.
NPR: hires Nancy Barnes (@nancycbarnes) as Senior VP of News and Editorial Director.
Business and Commerce
Albany Business Review: Mike Hendricks (@albanybizreview) retires, effective at the end of the year.
Barron’s: hires Tae Kim (@firstadopter) as a Technology Reporter.
CNN Business: has launched “Perspectives,” a commentary section. Opinion Editor Bethany Cianciolo (@BethCianciolo) oversees content.
Dow Jones Media Group: hires Lina Saigol (@LinaSaigol) as Head of Corporate News, EMEA. She will focus mostly on MarketWatch but will also work on Barron’s and Financial News. The latter is a London-based weekly.
New Haven Biz: launches a print edition in addition to the website and e-newsletter. It will appear eight times next year. Michael Bingham (@NewHavenBiz) is Editor.
Quartz: hires Alexandra Ossola (@ossolalex) as Deputy Special Projects Editor.
Real Vision: hires Alex Rosenberg (@AcesRose) as Editor-in-Chief.
Wichita Business Journal: hires Kirk Seminoff (@ICTBizKSeminoff) as Associate Editor.
Business Insider: hires Ben Goggin (@benjamingoggin) as Weekend Editor of Insider, its consumer-focused website.
Fatherly: hires Amy Karafin (@FatherlyHQ) as Managing Editor.
Hearst Digital Media: hires Roberta “Robbie” Myers (@robbiemyers) as Editor-in-Chief of Shondaland.com, a women’s lifestyle site affiliated with TV Producer Shonda Rhimes.
Vogue: Jill Demling (@jilldemling) has left.
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News and Media (National)
Daily Mail: Francesca Washtell (@fwashtell) has been named City Reporter.
Sunday Express: David Maddox (@davidpbmaddox) has been named Political Editor.
Times, The: Kate Devlin (@_katedevlin) has been appointed Chief Political Correspondent.
BBC Monitoring: Damien Sharkov (@DamienSharkov) has been appointed Journalist.
BBC News Digital Video Team: Ellis Palmer (@ellispalmer94) has been named Video Journalist.
Sports and Leisure
Mountain Biking UK: Ed Thomsett (@mbukmagazine) has been promoted to Features Editor. Luke Marshall has joined as Staff Writer.
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