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Journalists on the move – Week of September 17

by | Sep 17, 2018 | Media Moves

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

USA AND CANADA

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News and Media

Associated Press: promotes Joe Danborn (@jdanborn) to Deputy News Director for newsgathering in the northeastern U.S.

San Francisco Chronicle: hires Melia Robinson Russell (@meliarobin) as Technology Reporter.

Slate: Jacob Weisberg (@slate) is leaving to launch a new podcasting company with Malcolm Gladwell.

Sunday Times: Josh Glancy (@joshglancy) is now Washington correspondent.

Wall Street Journal: moves Byron Tau (@ByronTau) to the Justice Department beat.

Washington Post: launches “The Trailer,” a newsletter covering mid-term election campaigns and 2020 campaigns. National Political Reporter David Weigel (@daveweigel) is the primary contributor. Hayley Tsukayama has left for a position with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Broadcasting

CBS News: hires Caitlin Huey-Burns (@CHueyBurns) as Political Reporter.

Business and Commerce

Axios: hires Joann Muller (@JoannMuller) as Editor of a forthcoming newsletter covering autonomous vehicles. She begins in October.

Crain’s Chicago Business: hires Stephanie Goldberg (@steph_goldberg) as a Healthcare Reporter. Her coverage will include healthcare providers, payers, and life sciences companies.

Consumer Lifestyle

GQ: promotes Will Welch (@willwelch) to Editor-in-Chief.

Meredith Corp.: will merge Cooking Light into EatingWell, increasing the latter’s circulation rate base from 1 million to 1.775 million. Beginning in 2019, EatingWell will increase print frequency from bimonthly to 10x per year. Jessie Price (@jessieeatswell) will continue to oversee editorial operations. Cooking Light will remain as a separate website and will appear in print six times per year as a newsstand-only special interest title. Hunter Lewis (@notesfromacook) will continue to oversee Food & Wine. Sister publication Coastal Living will also become a bimonthly special interest title. Sid Evans (@SidMemphis) will continue to oversee Southern Living. That publication, along with Food & Wine, Cooking Light, and Coastal Living, are produced in Meredith’s Birmingham, AL, offices, where the company plans to cut about 25 editorial positions.

Zoe Report, The: hires Khalea Underwood (@letsbeKHAlear) as Beauty Editor.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Jezebel: promotes Julianne Escobedo Shepherd (@jezebel) to Editor-in-Chief.

Healthcare and Medicine

MedCity News: hires Kevin Truong (@kevinbtruong) as a Reporter focusing on digital health as well as innovation involving payers and employers.

Technology and Telecoms

Engadget: promotes Dana Wollman (@danawollman) to Editor.

UK

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News and Media (National)

Bloomberg News: moves Alastair Marsh (@AlastairJMarsh) to the cryptocurrencies and blockchain beat.

Daily Mail: Libby Galvin (@libbygalvin) has been named Assistant Editor, Good Health.

FT Weekend: Camilla Cavendish (@CamCavendish) has been named Contributing Editor.

G2: Sam Wollaston (@samwollaston) has been appointed Features Writer.

Guardian, The: have launched news & current affairs podcast. The audio production team will comprise the following: Leo Hornak, Nicole Jackson, India Rakusen, Mythili Rao (@Guardian).

Independent, The: Laura Silverman (@LJSilverman) has been named IndyBest Editor.

LUXX: Hugo Rifkind (@hugorifkind) has an additional new column in LUXX supplement, broadly based around philosophy.

Mail on Sunday: Glen Owen and Helen Cahill (@helcahill) have been appointed Political Editor and Business Reporter respectively.

MailSport: Lee Clayton (@LeeClayton_) joins TalkSport as Head of Sport.

Sun Online, The: Sarah Packer (@Sarah_EmilyP) has been named Senior Bizarre Reporter. Imogen Blake (@imogengblake) has been appointed Senior Digital Consumer Reporter.

Sunday Times, The: Grant Tucker (@granttucker) has been appointed Media and Entertainment Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

New!: Donna Smiley (@DonnaSmiley1) has been appointed True Life Feature Writer.

Pool, The: Cate Sevilla (@catesevilla) has been named Editor.

Woman & Home: Lucy Gornall (@lucyg65) has been appointed Health and Fitness Editor.

Woman’s Own: Paula Moore (@pmoorefashion) has been appointed Group Fashion Director.

Women’s Health: Emily Pritchard (@WomensHealthMag) has been named Junior Writer.

Technology and Telecoms

SC Magazine: Tom Reeve (@cybersctom) has been named Deputy Editor.

 

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