Press Moves – Week of February 22

by | Feb 22, 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

Bloomberg News: Anna Edney (@annaedney) is now National Healthcare Reporter.

New York Times: Jia Lynn Yang (@jialynnyang) has been appointed National Editor. She was previously deputy national editor at the Times.

Sedalia Democrat: has appointed Chris Howell (@SedaliaDemocrat) City Reporter and Ryan Sheehan as Education Reporter.

Topeka Capital-Journal: is launching new podcasts, including “It’s Your Business” which will be hosted by Business Reporter India Yarborough (@iayarbor).

Washington Post: Tyler Pager (@tylerpager) has joined the newspaper’s White House team. Tyler was previously a White House correspondent at Politico.

Business and Commerce

Ad Age: E.J. Schultz (@ejschultz3) has been promoted to News Editor. Jeanine Poggi (@jpoggi) has been promoted to Assistant Managing Editor. Ilyse Liffreing (@IlyseLiffreing) has been promoted to Staff Writer.

Daily Business Review: Raychel Lean (@raychellean) has been named Florida Bureau Chief.

Forbes Advisor: Sarah Berger (@sarahelizberger) has been named Assistant Assigning Editor.

Fortune: Rachel Schallom (@rschallom) has been promoted to Digital Editor.

Yahoo Finance: Stephanie Asymkos (@sjasymkos) is now covering the retirement beat for the publication.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

Variety: has promoted Matt Donnelly (@MattDonnelly) to Senior Entertainment and Media Writer. Elaine Low (@elainelow) has been promoted to Senior TV Business Writer. Jazz Tangcay (@jazzt) has been promoted to Senior Artisans Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

Politico: Eleanor Mueller (@eleanor_mueller) is now covering the labour beat at the title.


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News and Media (National)

Daily Express: Emily Pykett (@emilypykett) has been appointed Social Media Editor.

Sun, The: Liam Coleman (@LiamColemanSun) has been named News Reporter.

Sunday Times Style: Charlotte Williamson (@theststyle) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

Times (London), The: Matt Dathan (@matt_dathan) has been named Home Affairs Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Hampshire Live: Kieran Davey (@KieranDavey1) has joined Hampshire Live and Surrey Live as Audience Editor.

Press & Journal, The: Andy Philip (@andydphilip) has been appointed Political Editor.

Business and Commerce

Business Live: Jonathan Robinson (@jonrobinsonnews) has been appointed Business Reporter.

Grocer, The: Jennie Milsom (@Jennieboughtons) has been named Features Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Closeronline.co.uk: Eden-Olivia Lord (@eden_liv_lord) has been appointed Digital Writer.

Freelancer: Lauren Noble (@laurenknoble) is available for commissions. She covers fashion, lifestyle, food, travel, beauty, menswear and women’s fashion.

Glamour: Emma Barnett (@Emmabarnett) has been appointed Columnist.

Homes & Gardens: Rohini Wahi (@rohiniwahi) has been appointed News & Shopping Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

New Statesman: Harry Clarke-Ezzidio (@HarryClrke) has been appointed Trainee Journalist.


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