Journalists on the move – Week of September 24

by | Sep 24, 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

Financial Times: promotes Alistair Gray (@nyalistair) to U.S. Consumer Correspondent.

Globe and Mail: hires David Milstead (@davidmilstead) as a Business Reporter.

New York Times: hires Christina Goldbaum (@cegoldbaum) as a Metro Reporter.

USA Today: hires Amy Pyle (@amy_pyle) as National Investigations Editor.

Wall Street Journal: promotes Yaroslav Trofimov (@yarotrof) to Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent.


CNN: hires Lauren Dezenski (@LaurenDezenski) as Co-Author of The Point, a daily politics newsletter.

WEWS-TV: hires Sean McGarvy (@seanmcgarvy) as News Director.

Business and Commerce

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: hires John Waggoner (@JohnWaggoner) as a Senior Associate Editor on the investment team.

Quartz: hires Sam Grobart (@samgrobart) as Editor of a forthcoming subscription service.

St. Pete Catalyst: hires Margie Manning (@stpetecatalyst) as Finance Editor. The website covers business and politics in the St. Petersburg, Florida area.

Xconomy: hires Sarah de Crescenzo (@sarahdc) as San Diego Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

New York Magazine: (@NYMag) plans to relaunch its Intelligencer website in October. It will incorporate Select All, the magazine’s technology channel.

New York Media: appoints Erica Smith (@ericaaaaaaa) as a Beauty Writer for The Cut. She was previously a contributor.

Healthcare and Medicine

American Public Health Association: promotes Lindsey Wahowiak (@APHALindsey) to Director of Affiliate Affairs.

Politics, Government and Education

Florida Politics: hires Janelle Irwin Taylor (@JanelleIrwinFL) as a Reporter and Blogger.

Sports and Leisure

Pocket Outdoor Media (POM): hires Andrew Pemberton (@PocketOutdoor) as CEO.

Technology and Telecoms

Popular Mechanics: will merge its print and digital editorial staffs. Editor-in-Chief Ryan D’Agostino (@rhdagostino) will oversee both. Digital Director Andrew Moseman (@Agmoseman) will report to D’Agostino.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Beast, The: Emily Sugarman (@eshugerman) has been appointed Gender Reporter.

Financial Times: promotes Anne-Sylvaine Chassany (@ChassNews) to World News Editor.

Guardian Fashion, The: Mowenna Ferrier (@morwennastar) has been appointed Acting Fashion Editor (Features). Scarlett Conlon (@conlon_scarlett) has been named Acting Fashion Editor (News). Leah Harper (@theharpsbizarre) has been appointed Acting Assistant Fashion Editor. Melanie Wilkinson (@melwilkinson) has been appointed Styling Editor.

Guardian Weekend, The: Joe Stone (@Joe_Stone_) has been appointed Commissioning Editor.

I: Akilah Russell (@akilahrussell) has been named TV Writer.

Sun Online, The: Alice Grahns (@alicegrahns) has been Digital Consumer Reporter.

Times Sport, The: Brian Clarke (@timessport) has retired.


KMTV: Robin Britton (@RobinBrittonTV) has been named Channel Director.

STV: Laura Boyd (@STVLaura) has been appointed Entertainment Reporter.

Technology and Telecoms

Electrical Engineering: Niamh Marriott (@CI_Electrical) has been named Editor.


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