Press Moves – Week of March 22

by | Mar 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

Axios: has hired Stephen Totilo (@stephentotilo) to launch a gaming newsletter.

Hearst Connecticut: Michael Hamad (@mikehamad) has been appointed Business and Features Editor across the New Haven Register, the Stamford Advocate, the Connecticut Post and the Greenwich Time.

Los Angeles Times: Laura Wides-Muñoz (@latimes) has joined the Washington bureau as Deputy Editor.

New York Times: Claudio Cabrera (@CECabrera_) has been promoted to Deputy Audience Director.

USA Today: Craig Harris (@charrisazrep) is now a Business Investigative Reporter for the title.

Vox: Benji Jones (@benjisjones) has joined the new biodiversity reporting initiative, which launches in April.

Washington Post: Julie Zauzmer (@JulieZauzmer) has joined the team and will cover politics and government in the District.


WTVF-TV: Cole Johnson (@ColeJohnsonTV) is now a Multimedia Journalist at the CBS affiliate in Nashville, Tennessee.

Business and Commerce

Business Insider: Kate Duffy (@kate__duffy) has been appointed Junior Business Reporter, covering the commercial space industry, technology and pandemic healthcare.

Insurance Times: Katie Scott (@katiescott_eb) has been promoted to Editor.

Payments Dive: has launched. Saied Ali Sartipzadeh (@PaymentsDive) and Lynne Marek (@LynneMarek) are points of contact.

Culture, Entertainment and the Arts

National Geographic: Bijal Trivedi (@BijalPTrivedi) has been named Senior Science Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Modern Healthcare: Erica Teichert (@eteichert) has been promoted Managing Editor, Digital.


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News and Media (National)

Financial Times (London): Elizabeth Pears (@bizpears) has been named Newsdesk Editor.

Telegraph Lifestyle: Tamara Abraham (@tamaraabraham) has been appointed Fashion Editor.

News and Media (Regional)

Buxton Advertiser: Louise Cooper (@JournoLou) has been named Editor.

Chad (Mansfield): Ashley Booker (@AshleyLBooker) has been appointed Editor.

Doncaster Free Press: Liam Hoden (@liamhoden) has been named Editor.

Sheffield Telegraph: Ellen Beardmore (@E_Beardmore) has been appointed Editor.


Sky News: Jordan Milne (@JEMilneSky) has been named Business & Economics Specialist Producer.

Business and Commerce

TheBusinessDesk.com: Shelina Begum (@shelinabegum_) has been named North West Editor.

Consumer Lifestyle

Grazia: Jessica Snow (@jsnow264) has been named Senior Art Editor.

Marie Claire: Alice Head (@allyhead) has been appointed Health, Sustainability & Relationships Editor.

That’s Life!: Asha Mehta (@asha_thatslife) has been named Acting Deputy Editor.

Town & Country: Harriet Elton (@HarrietElton) has been appointed Acting Junior Fashion Editor.

Wardrobe ICONS: Ava Welsing-Kitcher (@wardrobeicons) has been named Contributing Beauty Journalist.

Politics, Government and Education

Each Other: Dhruva Balram (@dhruvabalram) has been named Editor.

World Moves

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Asia, Middle East & Africa

Hong Kong International Business Channel: Wynna Wong (@wynnawong) has been appointed Assignment Editor.

Omnia Health Magazine: Deepa Narwani (@deepavn) has been named Senior Editor.

Eastern Europe

Petőfi Rádió: Ádám Béli (@mr2petofiradio) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief.

Western Europe

Bild Zeitung: Alexandra Würzbach (@bild) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

France Télévisions: Cyril Graziani (@cyrilgraziani) has been appointed Chief Political Editor.

L’Avenir: Thierry Remacle (@thierryremacle) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief.

Wunderweib: Jana Andres (@wunderweib_de) has been named Editor-in-Chief.


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