Journalists on the move – Week of September 7

by | Sep 7, 2020 | 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

Bloomberg News: Jordyn Holman (@jordynjournals) is moving to the Atlanta bureau where she will cover Home Depot.

Fuller Project: Khushbu Shah (@khushbuoshea) has joined as Editor-in-Chief.

Washington Post: Yeganeh Torbati (@yjtorbati) is joining as Economic Policy Investigations Reporter.


NPR: Rafael Nam (@rafaelnam) has been named Senior Business Editor.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider: Alexander Bitter (@abitterjourno) is joining the team to cover the world’s largest consumer companies.

Business Insider: David Plotz (@davidplotz) is leaving the company to start his own podcast company.

Forbes Advisor: Korrena Bailie (@korrenabailie) has been named Consumer Finance Editor.

Portland Business Journal: Candace Beeke (@PDXcandacebeeke) has been named Publisher & Market President.

Reuters Legal: Jody Godoy (@jodygodoy) will be joining as Legal Reporter covering securities and banking.

Wall Street Journal: Kim Last (@kimlast) has been appointed Head of Live Journalism.

Healthcare and Medicine

Marijuana Business Daily: has appointed Andrew Long (@MJBizDaily) as Data Reporter.


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News and Media (National)

Sun, The: John Matthew Hall (@JohnMatthewHall) has been named Live Coverage Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Bristol Live: Emma Slee (@bristollive) has been promoted to Regional Editor.

Dorset Echo: Mike Taylor (@journomiket) has been appointed Digital Reporter.

PA Media Scotland: Laura Peterson (@laurapatersonpa) has been named Scotland Editor.

South Wales Echo: Martin Shipton (@shiptonmartin) takes up a new role as Political Editor-at-Large.


BBC News & Current Affairs: Carrie Grace (@BBCCarrie) has left.

Business and Commerce

Interactive Investor: Sam Barker (@journobarker) has been named News & Social Media Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Conde Nast Traveller: Kendra Leaver-Rylah (@kendraleaver) has been named Executive Retail Editor & Events Director.

FROW Magazine: Leanna Grant (@leanna_editor) has been appointed Fashion Editor.

Popsugar.co.uk: Kara Kia (@popsugaruk) has been appointed Assistant Editor.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Hairdressers International Journal: Kieran Read (@kieranread_) has been named Content Writer.


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