Press Moves – Week of April 12

by | Apr 12, 2021 | Press Moves

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


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News and Media

Toronto Star: Anne Marie Owens (@AnneMarieOwens) has been named Editor. Ivy Mark (@IvyMak_) has been appointed Team Editor.

Wall Street Journal: Tripp Mickle (@trippmickle) is now covering Google related news. Kenneth Hicks (@kenhicks_) has been promoted to Publishing Editor (Print).

Washington Post, The: Samantha Schmidt (@schmidtsam7) has been named Bogotá Bureau Chief. Ann Gerhart (@AnnGerhart) has been appointed Senior Editor for visual enterprise.

Washington Post, The: Nana Efua Mumford (@nanaefwha) is now Manager, Editorial Talent and Logistics.


96.3 The Breeze: Jeff Murray (@JeffMurray10) has been appointed Program Director.

980 CKNW: Toby Kerr (@Toby_Kerr) is now Evening News Anchor.

APTN: Adam Garnet Jones (@AdamGarnetJones) has been appointed Director of TV Content and Special Events.

CBC News: Arti Patel (@artipatel) has been appointed Senior Producer (Education & Entertainment).

CTV Edmonton: Touria Izri (@TouriaIzri) has been named Video Journalist.

Sportsnet 650: Mike Halford (@MikeHalford604), Bik Nizzar (@Bik650) and Dan Riccio (@danriccio_) have been named Co-Hosts.

X 103.1: Heather Prosack (@HeatherProsak) has been appointed Program Director.

Consumer Lifestyle

D Magazine: Alex Macon (@alexdmacon) has joined as Senior Digital Editor.

Healthcare and Medicine

Endpoints News: Josh Sullivan (@jsully27) has joined as Associate Editor covering pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Politics, Government and Education

Atlantic, The: Sarah Yager (@TheAtlantic) has been named Deputy Executive Editor. John Swansburg (@swansburg) has been promoted to Managing Editor. Bhumika Tharoor (@bhumikatharoor) has been promoted to Managing Editor. Adrienne LaFrance (@AdrienneLaF) will oversee all of editorial in addition to her Executive Editor role.

CALMatters: Manuela Tobias (@manuelatobiasm) has joined the newsroom and will cover housing.

Investigative Journalism Bureau: Inori Roy (@royinori), Danielle Orr (@danie_orr), Raneem Alozzi (@r_alozzi) and Naama Weingarten (@NaamaWeingarten) have joined as Interns/Reporters.


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News and Media (National)

Independent, The: Peony Hirwani (@peony_hirwani) has been named Culture & Lifestyle Reporter.

Indy100: Stephanie Cockcroft (@indy100) has been appointed Editor. Hattie Brewis (@HattieBrewis) has been named Senior Writer. Kate Plummer (@kateeplummer) has been appointed Writer.

Sun Online, The: Emily Downes (@TheSun) has been appointed Digital Consumer Reporter.

Telegraph Business: Louis Ashworth (@Louis_Ashworth) has been named Economics Reporter.

News and Media (Regional)

Hastings & St Leonards Observer: Stephen Wynn-Davies (@swynn_davies) has been named Chief Reporter.

Romford Recorder: Franki Berry (@fberrynews) has been appointed Editor.

Stroud Times, The: Ash Loveridge (@ashloveridge10) has been named Editor.

Wales Online: Will Hayward (@willhaycardiff) has been appointed Welsh Affairs Editor.

Business and Commerce

Citywire Selector: Federica Tedeschi (@federicalondon) has been named Reporter.

Consumer Lifestyle

Country Homes & Interiors: Andrea Childs (@andreaschilds) has been promoted to Editor.

Crafts Beautiful: Jessica Elkin (@craftsbeautiful) has been appointed Editor.

Hitched: Lucy Addicott (@hitchedcouk) has been named Digital Writer.

Stellar: Rebecca Keane (@rbcakn) has been appointed Deputy Editor.

Politics, Government and Education

Newsweek: Rebecca Flood (@TheBeccaFlood) is now a Senior Internet Culture & Trends Reporter for Newsweek. She was previously a Digital Writer for Fabulous at The Sun.

Week, The: Joe Evans (@joeevanswrites) has been named World News Editor.

World Moves

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Asia, Middle East & Africa

CBNC Asia – Hong Kong Bureau: Emly Chan Tan (@EmilyCNBC) has been promoted to Senior Correspondent.

What’s ON Dubai: Elise Kerr (@WhatsOnDubai) has been promoted to Deputy Editor.

Eastern Europe

Nők Lapja: Virág Vass (@nok_lapja) has been named Editor-in-Chief.

Western Europe

Grafisch Nieuws: Kurt De Cat (@decatkurt) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief.

T3n Magazin: Holger Schellkopf (@hschellk) is now Editor-in-Chief.

Zeit Online: Former German national football team captain Philipp Lahm (@philipplahm) has joined the newspaper website. He will write a monthly column about football and social issues. The column will be syndicated in more than 10 other European media outlets.


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