Journalists on the move – Week of September 30th

by | Sep 30, 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

BuzzFeed: Venessa Wong (@venessawwong) has returned to reporting. She will cover student loans, housing, childcare, credit cards, healthcare costs and the financial system.

News and Observer, The: Aaron Sánchez-Guerra (@aaronsguerra) has been appointed Business Reporter.

San Antonio Express-News: Greg Jefferson (@gregjeffersonsa) is starting a weekly column, available online on Thursday and in print on Sunday. The column will focus on jobs, housing, business and economy.

Thomson Reuters: Brad Heath (@bradheath) has been appointed Investigative Reporter.

Washington Post, The: Sarah Dadouch (@SarahDadouch) has joined as Correspondent, based in the Beirut bureau.

Business and Commerce

Adweek: Sammy Nickalls (@sammynickalls) has left.

Bloomberg: Rebecca Greenfield (@rzgreenfield) is now overseeing diversity coverage. Janet Paskin (@JPaskin) is moving to the Hong Kong bureau to be an Enterprise Editor. Mario Parker (@mariodparker) is moving to the Washington bureau to cover the White House.

Dallas Business Journal: Ryan Salchert (@DallasBizNews) has been appointed Commercial Real Estate Reporter.

InvestmentNews: Ellie Zhu (@Zhuzhu0910) has left.

Louisville Business First: Jason Thomas has been appointed Managing Editor. Zak Owens (@BFLouisville) has been named Associate Director.

Providence Business News: Mark S. Murphy (@ProvBusNews) has left.

Wall Street Journal, The: Corinne Abrams (@corinneabrams) has been named Publishing Editor.

Construction, Real Estate and Manufacturing

Real Deal, The: Erik Engquist (@erik_engquist) has been named Senior Managing Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Wired: Will Knight (@willknight) has been appointed Reporter, covering artificial intelligence.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Star: Samantha Bartlett (@sammyloubelle) has been named Showbiz & TV Editor.

Daily Telegraph: Josh Kaplan (@jnkappers) has been appointed Social Media Editor.

Financial Times: Helen Warrell (@helenwarrell) has been named Defence & Security Editor.

Telegraph Business: Adam Williams (@adamfrwilliams) has been promoted to Senior Personal Finance Reporter.

Thomson Reuters: Raphael Satter (@razhael) has been appointed Reporter, covering cybersecurity and tech policy.

News and Media (Regional)

Bolton News, The: Jamie Bowman (@jamiebowman77) has been appointed Senior Features Writer and Reporter.

Evening Standard: Lizzie Edmonds (@LizzieEdmo) has been named Showbusiness Reporter.

Manchester Evening News: Tom George (@TomGeorgeMEN) has been appointed Reporter.

Tameside Reporter: Adam Higgins (@HigginsAdam95) has been named Multimedia Journalist and Sub Editor.

Yorkshire Post, The: Ricky Charlesworth (@ricky_c90) has been appointed Sports Journalist.


BBC Radio 5 Live: Heidi Dawson (@heididawson) has been appointed Controller.

ITV News Central: Amrit Gahir (@amritkgahir) has been named Production Journalist.

Business and Commerce

Accountancy Age: Shannon Moyer (@shannonrmoyer) has been appointed Journalist.

Business Insider UK: Shona Ghosh (@shonaghosh) has been promoted to UK Technology Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Vogue: Kathleen Baird-Murray (@KathleenBM) has been named Acting Beauty and Lifestyle Director.


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