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Press Moves – Week of January 25

by | Jan 25, 2021 | Media Moves

Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week.

USA AND CANADA

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News and Media

Associated Press: Josh Boak (@joshboak) is moving to the news service’s White House team.

Washington Post: Robert Davis (@postrsd) has joined as Senior Product Editor for the homepage.

Broadcasting

CNBC.com: Fred Imbert (@foimbert) is now News Editor.

Business and Commerce

Bloomberg News: has appointed Elaine Chen (@elaineywchen) as a Reporter. Maria Elena Vizcaino (@vizcainomariae) has moved to the emerging markets team.

BNN Bloomberg: Dilys Chan (@BNNBloomberg) is leaving the news organization.

Crain’s Chicago Business: Jim Kirk (@kirkjim12) has been appointed Group Publisher for its papers in Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland and New York.

Business Insider: has appointed Aki Ito (@AkiIto7) as Senior Correspondent covering new economy.

Business Insider: has appointed Lindsay Rittenhouse (@kitten_mouse) as Senior Reporter on its advertising and media team.

Phoenix Business Journal: has hired Andy Blye (@AndyBlye) as a Reporter to cover financial services and technology. He will also cover private equity, venture capital deals, public tech companies, software firms and startups.

Sacramento Business Journal: has appointed Renata Geraldo (@geraldorenata) as Data Reporter.

Washington Business Journal: Katishi Maake (@katishimaake) is leaving the paper.

Consumer Lifestyle

Consumer Reports: Yael Grauer (@yaelwrites) has been appointed Reporter with a focus on privacy, security and digital rights investigations.

Healthcare and Medicine

Inside Health Policy: has hired Maya Goldman (@InHealthPolicy) to cover Medicaid and Medicare policy.

UK

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News and Media (National)

Freelancer: Amy Christophers (@Thatsportsspice) is available for commissions and is seeking opportunities for new Columnist roles. She covers sports and has experience of showbiz sporting events, liaising with celebrities to offer sporting observations. Amy previously had a weekly sport (generally football) column with The Sun and also The Mirror.

News and Media (Regional)

Buckinghamshire Live: has launched with a news team comprising Lucy Thorne (@getlucy), Tom W. Burnett (@tomburnett88), Sophie Drew (@sophiedrewbucks), Shazad Hussain (@BucksLiveNews) and Emily Cragie (@emilycraigie).

Broadcasting

Hits Radio: Tom Green (@thisistomgreen) has been named Weekend Breakfast Presenter.

UTV: Peter Moor (@pfmoor) has joined as a Trainee Journalist.

Consumer Lifestyle

Boutique Handbook: Katie Wilson (@btq_handbook) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

Cosmopolitan: Rebecca Hastings (@rebz_hastings) has been appointed Chief Sub-Editor.

Dazed: Ibrahim Kamara (@Dazed) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief. Lynette Nylander (@lynettesaid) has been named Executive Editorial Director.

Woman & Home: Kudzai Chibaduki (@womanandhome), Emma Dooney and Laura Harman (@dooney_emma) have joined as Trainee News Writers.

Healthcare and Medicine

Breakdown Magazine, The: Emily Lavinia (@emilielavinia) has been appointed Health Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

Holyrood: Chris Marshall (@chrismarshll) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

Technology and Telecoms

New Scientist: Anna Demming (@annademming) has been named Features Editor.

 

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