ADVERTISEMENT

Career

NEWS

Why did newsrooms miss the Trump wave? Lack of diversity played a huge part

“Yeah, I’m scared.” Those three words popped into my direct message inbox on Twitter, an Election Night confession from a fellow journalist who isn’t free to say them elsewhere. The confession came the day after billionaire businessman Donald J. Trump claimed Electoral College victory to become president-elect of the United States. At the time, I still wasn’t quite sure what … Read More
NEWS

Here are 43 internships and fellowships for application season

If you're a die-hard journalism student, you know your career isn't made in the classroom. It's made in the newsroom. Scoring an internship over the summer — or any other time, really — is often the difference between finding a job after graduation and moving back in with your parents. So, what are you waiting for? It's internship application season, the three-month … Read More
NEWS

Arthur Gregg Sulzberger named deputy publisher at The New York Times

The New York Times on Wednesday named Arthur Gregg Sulzberger to the position of deputy publisher, setting him up to succeed his father at the head of the family business when he retires. Sulzberger, the son of New York Times Publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., will begin as deputy publisher in November and work "in all facets" of The New … Read More
NEWS

Jessica Coen will be Mashable's new executive editor

Mashable has tapped former Vocativ Editor-in-Chief Jessica Coen as its executive editor. Coen, who joined Vocativ as its top editor in October 2015, left Vocativ late last month along with deputy editor Erin Gloria Ryan. At Mashable, Coen will be responsible for leading "Mashable’s global editorial team, leading its smart and obsessive coverage of culture, entertainment, technology, science and … Read More
NEWS

Huffington Post Executive Editor Liz Heron exits

Liz Heron, Executive Editor of The Huffington Post, is leaving that organization about a year after being appointed the newsroom's second-in-command. Heron was hired in September 2015 after serving as Facebook's head of news partnerships, will exit HuffPost for "her next adventure," CEO Jared Grusd told employees in a memo Tuesday. "I’m writing to let you know that after … Read More
In Case You Missed It

Andrew Kaczynski’s BuzzFeed Team Joins CNN

"Kaczynski, 26, has been one of the standout reporters of the campaign season as his K-File team has consistently broken news through deeply mining candidates’ past statements and actions."

In Case You Missed It

Bill Church named senior vice president for news at GateHouse Media

He was executive editor at the Sarasota Herald Tribune. "'Bill has thoughtfully balanced the preservation of our traditional mission and values while fostering a culture of entrepreneurial journalism at newspapers large and small,' said Kirk Davis, CEO of GateHouse Media."

NEWS

New York Times revives managing editor title in masthead shuffle

Kahn. (Photo via The New York Times) The New York Times announced Friday that Joseph Kahn will be its new managing editor, a position that has been vacant for two years. In addition, Susan Chira, one of the Times' deputy executive editors, will be leaving the masthead to cover gender issues for the newspaper, according to an announcement from the … Read More
NEWS

Just got a newsroom promotion? Follow these 3 steps to be successful

All around me, newsroom leaders are starting new jobs and taking on new or expanded responsibilities. I’m in the same boat as well, writing this just a few weeks into a new job leading news operations for Gannett and the USA TODAY Network. Earlier this year, top newsroom editors in Tronc, formerly known as Tribune Publishing, took on additional … Read More
NEWS

Charles Osgood announces his retirement

Charles Osgood, the longtime host of CBS' "Sunday Morning," announced his retirement earlier today. Osgood, who's hosted "Sunday Morning" for more than two decades, announced the news on this morning's broadcast, citing age as among the factors prompting his retirement: "Some of you may have heard rumors lately that I won’t be hosting these 'Sunday Morning' broadcasts very much … Read More
In Case You Missed It

'I don't code': A day in the life with Forbes' head of product development

"'I’m the architect of all technology products at Forbes,' said Salah Zalatimo, who’s responsible for designing and controlling the user experience, layout and design of all Forbes’ tech products, across website, mobile and video. He just doesn’t 'pick up the hammer and nails and build the products.'"

ADVERTISEMENT