Journalists on the move – Week of September 16th

by | Sep 16, 2019 | 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

Covering Climate Now: (@CoveringClimate) cofounded by Columbia Journalism Review (@cjr) and The Nation (@thenation) has brought together 170 outlets globally to bring attention to climate change and the glowing climate crisis. News outlets will commit to a week’s worth of coverage in the lead up to United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on September 23.

Lansing State Journal: Christian Martinez (@lsjnews) has been named Business Reporter.

Napa Valley Register: Sarah Klearman (@sarahklearman) has been hired to cover the wine industry.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Lauren Rosenblatt (@PittsburghPG) has been named Technology Reporter.

Wall Street Journal, The: Robert Barba (@Barbawire) has been appointed Spot News Editor.

Washington Post, The: Katie Shepherd (@katemshepherd) has joined Morning Mix, which covers business, entertainment and general news. She will be Staff Writer for the title.


KAVU-TV: Roxann Martinez Fisher (@CrossroadsToday) has joined KAVU Newscenter 25 as News Director.

KVUE-TV: Mariel Ruiz (@KVUE) has joined as a Meteorologist.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg: Lynnley Browning, Olivia Zaleski and Marie Mawad have left. Olivia Rockeman (@livrockeman) has joined the data-driven breaking news team.

Business Insider: Daniel T. Allen (@dantallen) has been appointed Supervising Producer.

Fortune: Emily Savage (@FortuneMagazine) has been named Social Media Editor.

Mergermarket: Jax Jacobsen (@jaxjacobsen) has been appointed France Reporter.

Philadelphia Business Journal: Ryan Sharrow (@rsharrow) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Matthew Niksa (@mattn365) has been named Commercial Real Estate Reporter.

Politics, Government and Education

Atlantic, The: Kaitlyn Tiffany (@kait_tiffany) has joined as a Staff Writer, covering internet culture.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Telegraph: Russell Lynch (@russ_lynch) has been appointed Economics Editor.

Times, The: Matt Lawton (@Lawton_Times) has been named Chief Sports Correspondent.

News and Media (Regional)

Evening Standard: Henry Tobias Jones (@standardnews) has been appointed Features Director.


Global: James Rea (@jamesrea) has been named Director of Broadcasting.

Newsbeat: Serena Kutchinsky (@skutchinsky) has been appointed Assistant Editor.

Sky News: Ben Sutcliffe (@skynewsben) has been named Assistant Editor (All Out Politics).

Consumer Lifestyle

Business Life: Kate Salter has been appointed Acting Deputy Editor across First and Business Life (@cedarcontent).

Technology and Telecoms

T3: Tomorrow’s Technology Today: Robert Jones (@rnicholasj) has been promoted to Ecommerce Editor.


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