Journalists on the move – Week of September 10

by | Sep 10, 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

Associated Press: Michael Graczyk (@AP) has retired.

Bloomberg News: hires Davide Scigliuzzo (@dscigliuzzo) as a Reporter covering corporate leverage.

Boston Globe: appoints Shirley Leung (@leung) as Interim Editorial Page Editor.

Financial Times: appoints Henry Foy (@HenryJFoy) as Moscow Bureau Chief.

Los Angeles Times: hires Drew Tewksbury (@drewtewksbury) as Arts and Entertainment Editor.

Wall Street Journal: moves Austen Hufford (@austenhufford) to the manufacturing beat in Chicago. Jimmy Vielkind (@JimmyVielkind) joins as a Reporter focusing on New York state politics. Louise Story (@louisestory) has been named Editor of Newsroom Strategy.

Washington Post: hires former Madhulika Sikka (@madhulikasikka) as Executive Producer of a forthcoming daily news podcast. Currently Public Editor of PBS, she begins Sept. 10. Jacqueline Alemany joins as Anchor of “Power Up,” a forthcoming morning newsletter covering “the people and power centers of Washington.” She begins Sept. 17.


CNN: hires Arlette Saenz (@ArletteSaenz) as Politics Reporter.

Business and Commerce

D CEO: hires Brandon J. Call (@DFW_Brandon) as Managing Editor. The publication covers business in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Quartz: moves Simone Stolzoff (@SimoneStolzoff) to a new beat focusing on “the intersection of Silicon Valley and labor.”

Consumer Lifestyle

Vogue: Selby Drummond (@selbydrummond) leaves to become head of fashion and beauty partnerships for Snap.

Healthcare and Medicine

FDANews: hires Lisa Stein (@fdanewspharma) as Editorial Director. She oversees the company’s pharma and medical device newsletters as well as CenterWatch, which covers clinical trial management. Both properties are owned by WIRB-Copernicus Group.

Politics, Government and Education

Atlantic, The: launches “Ideas,” a new online opinion section. Yoni Appelbaum (@YAppelbaum) oversees the section.

Politico: promotes Matthew Kaminski (@KaminskiMK) to Global Editor.

Washington Examiner: hires Toby Harnden (@tobyharnden) as Managing Editor, effective Oct. 1.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Telegraph: Hasan Chowdhury (@_hasanc) and Mason Boycott-Bowen (@Masonboyowen) have been appointed Technology Reporter and Editorial Graduate Journalist respectively.

Mail on Sunday: Dan Hyde (@dantlhyde) has been appointed Assistant Editor.

Sun Online, The: Beril Naz Hassan (@berilnazhassan) has been named Showbiz SEO Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Evening Standard: Safeeyah Kazi (@safeeyahkazi) has been named Showbiz Reporter.

Holyrood: Gemma Fraser (@GemmaFraser10) has been appointed Journalist.

Manchester Evening News: Dianne Bourne (@diannebourne) is available for freelance commissions.


Digital Spy: Ian Sandwell (@ian_sandwell) has been named Deputy Movies Editor.

Sky News: Rowland Manthorpe (@rowlsmanthorpe) and Nick Martin (@NickMartinSKY) have been appointed Technology Correspondent and Politics & People Correspondent respectively.

Consumer Lifestyle

Ethical Consumer Magazine: Heather Web (@_heather_webb) is leaving in October. Leonie Nimmo (@leonienimmo) can still be reached with ethical consumerism related news.

Grazia: Charlie Miller (@GraziaUK) has joined Porter Magazine as Executive Fashion and Jewellery Director.

Smallish: Gilly Basset (nee Ferguson) has been named Editor (@GillyFerg).

Technology and Telecoms

DIGIT: Duncan MacRae (@DDMacRae) has been appointed Editor.


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