Press Moves – Week of March 8

by | Mar 8, 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

Atlantic, The: Tim Alberta (@timalberta) has joined as a Staff Writer.

Greenville News: Genna Contino (@GennaContino) has joined the team and will cover housing and gentrification.

Louisville Courier Journal: Mary Irby-Jones (@courierjournal) has been appointed Editor.

Washington Post: has appointed Coleen O’Lear (@coleenolear) as Head of Mobile Strategy. Coleen will be working with teams across engineering, newsroom and product design.

Washington Post: Cameron Barr (@cameronbarr) has been appointed Acting Executive Editor.


Fox News: Kelley Kramer (@kelleykramer) has been promoted to Deputy Managing Editor.

Business and Commerce

Business Live: Jonathan Robinson (@jonrobinsonnews) has joined as Business Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

ELLE: Jessica Roy (@JessicaKRoy) has been promoted to Digital Director.

Healthcare and Medicine

STAT News: has appointed J. Emory Parker (@jaspar) as its new Data Project Manager.

Politics, Government and Education

Recast, The: a twice-weekly newsletter exploring race, identity and American politics and policy has been launched by Politico. Brakkton Booker (@brakktonbooker) has been named National Political Correspondent.

Sports and Leisure

Ringer, The: Aric Jenkins (@aricwithan_a) has joined as Articles Editor.


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News and Media (National)

Guardian, The: Aubrey Allegretti (@breeallegretti) has been named Political Correspondent.

News and Media (Regional)

Metro: Beril Naz Hassan (@berilnazhassan) has been named Digital Journalist.

Waltham Forest Echo: Elizabeth Atkin (@elizabethkatkin) has been appointed Editor.

Business and Commerce

Cover: John Brazier (@brazier_john) has been named Editor.

Economist, The: Aaron Coultate (@acoultate) has been appointed Senior Newsletter Editor.

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

Consumer Lifestyle

Closeronline.co.uk: Carl Smith (@carlossmith) has been appointed Group Managing Editor (Online) across Heat and Closer.

ELLE UK: Hadya Tuofiq (@elleuk) has joined as a Fashion Intern.

Mother and Baby: Emily Farquhar (@MotherAndBaby) and Angelica Daujotas have been named Commercial Content Writers.

OK!: Emily Webber (@EmilyMWebber_) has been appointed Digital Lifestyle Reporter.

Vingt Sept Magazine: Jon Chapman (@VingtSeptMag) has joined as Contributing Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

London Book of Reviews: Alice Sprawls (@lrb) has been named Editor.

Sports and Leisure

CarThrottle: Alex Kersten (@autoalex) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief.


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