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


Follow us on Twitter @Press_Moves

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.

Consumer Lifestyle

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, a women’s lifestyle site affiliated with TV Producer Shonda Rhimes.

Vogue: Jill Demling (@jilldemling) has left.


Follow us on Twitter @Press_Moves

News and Media (National)

Daily Mail: Francesca Washtell (@fwashtell) has been named City Reporter.

Financial Times: George Hammond (@georgenhammond) has been appointed Property Reporter. Nastassia Astrasheuskaya (@financialtimes) has been named Moscow & Central Asia 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.


Take control of your profile and let us update your details so that communications professionals are able to reach you with relevant news and content, or send your comments or suggestions to

Want more like this?

Subscribe to get daily or weekly PR News updates from Bulldog Reporter

Agility PR Solutions

Agility PR Solutions

Agility PR Solutions provides powerful, yet easy to use media database, monitoring, and analytics solutions for tomorrow’s communicators. Since 2003, clients have trusted our tools and services to help them identify and connect with influencers, capture coverage, and measure impact of everything they do. Whether we do it for you or help you do it yourself, our team of media experts make it easy to monitor and measure traditional, broadcast, social and online coverage.


10 top PR lead generation ideas from successful entrepreneurs

Are your current lead generation ideas costly, hard to sustain and leading to a dead end? Then you should try some of the proven ideas thriving business owners and stakeholders in the PR industry use to generate profit. If you don’t get your lead generation strategies...

Skills gap in marketing grows—despite billions spent on training

According to a recent study from CXL Institute, marketing leaders haven't closed the skills gap—despite spending almost $1,000 per employee and billions annually on training. For companies that don't already have an online presence, the skills gap in marketingis even...