Journalists on the move – Week of October 29

by | Oct 29, 2018 | 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

Bloomberg BNA: promotes Paul Connolly (@paulconndc) to News Director.

Bloomberg News: hires Ryan Vlastelica (@RyanVlastelica) as an Equities Reporter focusing on the technology, media, and telecom industries.

Los Angeles Times: hires Sue Horton (@latimes) as Op-Ed Editor, effective in early December.

New York Times: hires Dodai Stewart (@dodaistewart) as a Deputy Metro Editor. Gillian Wong (@gillianwong) has been appointed as a Hong Kong-based Editor specializing in China.

Reuters: promotes Praveen Menon (@pravemn) to New Zealand Bureau Chief.

Wall Street Journal: promotes John Corrigan (@jtcorrigan) to Business Editor in the D.C. bureau, effective in January.

Washington Post: promotes Susan Levine (@SKLevine) to Talent Network Editor. The Talent Network is the paper’s platform for freelance contributors.


NBC News: hires Allan Smith (@akarl_smith) as Political Reporter.

NPR: hires Sacha Pfeiffer (@SachaPfeiffer) as Investigations Correspondent.

Wisconsin Public Radio: hires Corri Hess (@CorriHess) as a Milwaukee Reporter, effective Nov. 5.

Business and Commerce

Crain’s Chicago Business: hires Jim Kirk (@kirkjim12) as Publisher and Executive Editor.

Newconomy: (https://newconomy.media/) launches as a website covering “the future of money,” including cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Chris Abraham (@chrisabraham) is the Managing Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Ostomy Wound Management: will relaunch in January as Wound Management & Prevention. The journal and website will also get a redesign. Coverage will place greater emphasis on prevention. Barbara Zeiger (@owmjournal) remains Executive Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico Europe: hires Laura Kayali (@LauKaya) as Technology Reporter.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Telegraph: Olivia Rudgard (@OliviaRudgard) has been named Tech Reporter.

Observer Magazine, The: Shahesta Shaitly (@ShahestaS) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Cambridge News: Nicola Gwyer (@nicolagwyer) has been named Trainee Reporter.

Ferrari Press Agency: Isaac Crowson (@icrowson) has been appointed Reporter.

Go London: David Ellis (@dvh_ellis) has been named Editor.

Liverpool Echo: Liam Thorp (@LiamThorpECHO) has been appointed Political Editor.

Manchester Evening News: Daisy Jackson (@daisyejackson) has been appointed Food, Drink and Manchester Life Reporter.

Metro.co.uk: Cydney Yeates (@cydneyyeates) has been named TV Reporter.

Whitchurch Herald: Emily Lloyd (@EmilyLloydLDR) has been appointed Editor.


BBC News & Current Affairs: Gabriella O’Donnell (@gabsodo) has been appointed Senior Producer.

BBC South East: William McLennan (@williammclennan) has been named Journalist.

Bloomberg: Michael Mackenzie (@michaellachlan) has been appointed Long View Journalist.

Drive with Lauren Troup and John Warnett: John Warnett (@john_warnett) has joined the Drive show as Presenter.

Global: Jazmin Duribe (@jazminduribe) has been appointed Content Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Closer: Matilda Stanley (@MatildaWithABow) has been named Acting Style Editor.

Grazia: Hattie Crisell (@hattiehattie) has been appointed Acting Features Director.

Hitched.co.uk: Sophie Cockett (@hitchedcouk) has been named Junior Digital Writer.

Porter Magazine: Suzanne Scott (@suzanne_m_scott) has been appointed Acting Associate Beauty Editor.

Vegan Life Magazine: Gemma Tadman (@veganlife_mag) has been named Editorial Assistant.


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