Journalists on the move – Week of September 9th

by | Sep 9, 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

Austin American-:Statesman Kara Carlson (@KaraCarlson2) has joined to cover technology, software and startups.

Financial Times: Ed Crooks (@ed_crooks) is leaving the publication after 20 years.

New York Times: Solana Pyne (@solanapyne) has joined as a senior member of its leadership team (video).

Wall Street Journal, The: John Carreyrou (@JohnCarreyrou) has left the paper.

Washington Post: Sorayah Zahir (@ssorayah) has accepted a full time position with the publication as its Social Media Editor.

Westchester Journal: Mario Marroquin (@mars3vega) has joined the team to cover the real estate and development beats in the Lower Hudson Valley and Northern New Jersey.


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

Business and Commerce

American Banker: Branden Pedersn (@AmerBanker) has been named Reporter, covering the FDIC, OCC and financial tech regulation.

Bloomberg: Ryan Teague Beckwith (@ryanbeckwith) is moving to the publication’s 2020 election team.

Business Insider: Patrick Coffee (@PatrickCoffee) has joined to cover the advertising beat.

Columbus Business First: Hayleigh Colombo (@columbusbiz1st) has been named Reporter.

Inside Indiana Business: with Gerry Dick (@gerrydick) has moved to WISH-TV.

Orlando Business Journal: Alex Soderstrom (@alexgsoderstrom) has been hired to cover the technology beat.

Consumer Lifestyle

Vogue Business: Hilary Milnes (@hilarymilnes) has joined as Features Editor, based in New York.

Politics, Government and Education

New York Law Journal: Jane Wester (@janewester) has joined as Reporter.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express :Online Katie Sewell (@Daily_Express) has been appointed Online News Reporter.

Daily Mirror: Lloyd Coombes (@lloydcoombes) has been named Consumer Writer.

Guardian, The: Katherine Butler (@ButlerKatherine) has been appointed Associate Editor (Europe).

News and Media (Regional)

Daily Record: Paul Hutcheon (@paulhutcheon) has been named Political Editor.

Evening Standard: Rachel McGrath (@rachelmcgrath) has been appointed Digital Showbiz Editor.

Liverpool Echo: Olivia Tobin (@oliviat_93) has been named Senior Reporter.


Bauer Media: Maria Williams (@bauermedia) has been appointed Podcast Editor.

Energy FM: Helen McKenna (@HelenEnergyFM) has been named Broadcast Journalist and Content Producer.

Consumer Lifestyle

Beauty Shortlist, The: have announced the 10th Beauty Shortlist Awards (@beautyshortlist). To enter the 2020 Beauty Shortlist Awards + 2020 Wellbeing Awards (health, nutrition, natural supplements and remedies including CBD, eco home and zero waster), please use the online entry form: https://www.thebeautyshortlist.com/2020awardsentryform/

Diva: Joanna Whitehead (@MsWhitehead100) has been named Travel Editor.

ELLE UK: Natasha Bird (@littlebirdsword) has been appointed Executive Editor (Digital).

Grazia: Annie Vischer (@annievischer) has been named Beauty Editor.

Refinery 29 UK: Natalie Gil (@natalierosegil) has been appointed Senior News Writer.

Tempus Magazine: Michelle Johnson (@chelleajohnson) has been appointed Acting Editor of the luxury lifestyle publication.

Healthcare and Medicine

Optician: Chris Bennett (@opticianonline) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief. Simon Jones (@specseducation) has been named Editor.


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