Press Moves – Week of April 5

by | Apr 5, 2021 | 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

New York Times: Richard Stevenson (@dickstevenson) has been named Washington Editor; Caryn Wilson (@carynawilson) is now Weekend Audience Editor; Elizabeth Kennedy (@ekbeirut) has been named White House Editor and Troy Closson (@troy_closson) joins as Metro Reporter.

Washington Post: Courtney Beesch (@washingtonpost) has been appointed Social Media Editor on the Instagram team.


Talk 770 WABC New York: Rita Cosby (@RitaCosby) has returned to the station to host a new 10pm-12am show.

Business and Commerce

Albuquerque Business First: Rachel Sams (@rachel_sams) has left.

Business of Business, The: Christie Smythe (@christiesmythe) has been appointed Senior Writer.

Insider: Laura Grace Tarpley (@lgtarpley) has been promoted to Banking & Mortgages Editor.

Institutional Investor: Will Feuer (@willfoia) has been appointed Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

New York Magazine: Jen Wieczner (@jenwieczner) has joined as a Features Writer and will cover business, cryptocurrency, technology and Wall Street.

Technology and Telecoms

Protocol: Megan Rose Dickey (@meganrosedickey) has joined and will cover artificial intelligence and diversity, equity and inclusion in the technology industry. Kate Cox (@Protocol) has joined as Editor on its policy team.

TechRadar: John McCann (@JJMcCann) has been promoted Global Managing Editor.

VentureBeat: Fahmida Y. Rashid (@fyrashid) has joined as Executive Editor.


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News and Media (Regional)

Business Live: David Elliott (@dwelliott) has been appointed Business Editor.

Evening Standard: Tom Ambrose (@tomambrose89) has been named News Reporter.

MyLondon: Seren Huhes (@serenhughes) has been appointed Reporter.

Western Telegraph: Jack Riley (@jackriley117) has been named Multimedia Live Reporter.


BBC Comedy: Tanya Quereshi (@bbccomedy) has been appointed Commissioning Editor.

BBC News: Eleanor Lawrie (@eleanor_lawrie) has been appointed LGBT Producer.

Business and Commerce

Insurance Insider: Jim Robinson (@JimRobi74158729) has been named Newsdesk Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Black Beauty & Hair: Erica Matthews (@ericafmstyle) has joined as a Freelance Writer.

ELLE: Hannah Thompson (@elleuk) has been named Beauty Assistant.

Gay Times Magazine: Jared Fleming (@gaytimesmag) has been appointed Group Marketing & Communications Manager.

Industry.Fashion, The: Eric Musgrave (@MusgraveEric) has joined as a Columnist.

Nowness: Phoebe Gardner (@NOWNESS) has been named Social Media Editor.

PIBE Magazine: Sarah Barnes has been appointed Beauty Editor. Keeley Dawson (@PibeMagazine) has been named Fashion Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

New Statesman: Virginia Furness (@VirginiaFurness) has been named Sustainable Banking Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

Smart Infrastructure Magazine: John Hatcher (@johnhatcher_ed) has been named Editor.

World Moves

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Western Europe

Braunschweiger Zeitung: Chirstian Klose (@klosec1) has been named Co-Editor-in-Chief.

WeLT: Tatjana Ohm (@OhmTatjana) has been appointed Anchor and Co-Editor-in-Chief.


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