Career Beat: Susan Glasser named editor of Politico

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Susan Glasser is now the editor of Politico. Previously, she was editor of Politico Magazine. (Politico)
  • Lindy West is now a pop culture writer for GQ. Previously, she covered pop culture for Jezebel. (Lindywest.net)
  • Megan Sowder-Staley is now vice president for product strategy at Roll Call. She was formerly director of product strategy there. (Fishbowl DC)
  • Chris Peck is now president of the American Society of News Editors. He is associate editor at the Riverton (Wyoming) Ranger (ASNE)
  • Kristen Donnelly has joined the DC bureau of NBC News. Previously, she was a senior producer at MSNBC. (TV Newser)

Job of the day: The Minneapolis (Minnesota) Star Tribune is looking for interns.… Read more

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Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Career beat: Dana Liebelson joins HuffPost Politics

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Dana Liebelson will be a political reporter at HuffPost Politics. She’s a reporter for Mother Jones. (Email)
  • Ashley Codianni is now a senior producer and digital correspondent for CNN Politics Digital. She’s Mashable’s director of news video. (Fishbowl DC)
  • Cara Parks has been named executive editor at Modern Farmer. She was previously a freelancer and deputy managing editor at Foreign Policy. (Observer.com)
  • Suejin Yang has been named vice president and general manager of digital entertainment at People and Entertainment Weekly. Previously, she was vice president of Bravo Digital Media. (Fishbowl NY)

Job of the day: ProPublica is looking for a research editor. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

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Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Career Beat: Ryan Nobles named national correspondent for CNN

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Ryan Nobles is now a national correspondent for CNN. Previously, he was an anchor and reporter for WWBT in Richmond, Virginia. (CNN)
  • Preetma Singh has been named market director for Nylon. Formerly, she was market editor at WSJ Magazine. She’s also the drummer for Vomitface. (Email)
  • Danielle Jones has been named executive vice president for expansion at Politico. Previously, she was deputy editor-in-chief there. Miki King has been named executive vice president for operations at Politico. Previously, she was senior vice president of business development there. (Politico)
  • Carol Morello will be a diplomatic correspondent at The Washington Post. She covers the census and demographics there. (The Washington Post)
  • Theodore Kim is now a homepage editor at The New York Times.
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Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

Career beat: Tracy Everding is creative director at All You

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Nia-Malika Henderson will write for The Fix at The Washington Post. Previously, she was a political reporter there. (Washington Post)
  • Jose DelReal is now a blogger for Post Politics. Previously, he was a reporter at Politico. (Washington Post)
  • Tracy Everding is now a creative director at All You. Previously, she was a creative director at Cosmo Magazine. (Time Inc.)
  • Amy Haneline is now a beer, wine and coffee reporter at The Indianapolis Star. Previously, she was a digital developer there. (‏@AmyBHaneline)
  • Kenny Plotnik is now vice president of New England Cable News. Previously, he was vice president of news at WABC in New York. (TV Spy)
  • Kat Meyer is now director of events and community engagement at Publishers Weekly.
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Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Career Beat: Yahoo names editors for 2 verticals

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Kate Lanphear is now editor-in-chief of Maxim. Previously, she was style editor at T Magazine. (WWD)
  • Kerry Diamond is now editor-in-chief of Yahoo Food. She is the co-founder and editorial director of Cherry Bombe. Kristen Baldwin is editor-in-chief of Yahoo TV. Previously, she was deputy editor at Entertainment Weekly. (Email)
  • Alice Gabriner will be international photo editor for Time magazine. She was a senior photo editor at National Geographic. Mandy Oaklander will be a staff writer for Time magazine. Previously, she was a senior writer for Prevention.com. Jack Linshi is a breaking news reporter and homepage editor at Time magazine. He was a weekend arts and living editor at the Yale Daily News.
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Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Career Beat: Jay Carney is a political commentator for CNN

Job moves, edited by Benjamin Mullin: Jay Carney is now a political commentator for CNN. He was the White House press secretary. (Poynter) | Timothy Noah will lead a pro-labor vertical at Politico. He has written for MSNBC and The New Republic. Brian Mahoney will be a reporter for the new vertical. Perviously, he covered federal courts for Law360. Elana Schor will be a energy reporter for Politico Pro. Previously, she was a reporter at Environment and Energy News. Kate Tummarello will be a technology reporter for Politico Pro. Previously, she was a staff writer at The Hill. Heather Caygle will cover transportation for Politico Pro. Previously, she covered transportation policy for Bloomberg. Emily Kopp is now a web producer for ProWeb. Previously she was a senior editor at the Georgia Political Review.… Read more

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Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

Career Beat: Wired gets a new publisher

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Kim Kelleher is now publisher of Wired. She was president of Say Media. (Condé Nast)
  • Jeremy Colfer is now head of video for The Hollywood Reporter. He was senior producer for branded content at Sundance TV. (The Hollywood Reporter)
  • Andy Bush is now senior vice president of global accounts at Time Inc. Previously, he was international publisher of Time magazine and Fortune. (Time Inc.)
  • Carly Holden is now communications director at GQ. Previously, she was a public relations manager at W. (email)
  • John Woodrow Cox is a metro enterprise reporter at The Washington Post. Previously, he was a staff writer at the Tampa Bay Times. (@JohnWoodrowCox)
  • Sasha Issenberg will join Bloomberg Politics.
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Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2014

Career Beat: The Washington Post gets new investigative editor

Job moves, edited by Benjamin Mullin: Mike McCarthy is now senior vice president and general manager of CNN International. Previously, he was senior vice president of programming at CNN. (The Wrap) | David Fallis is now deputy investigative editor at The Washington Post. Previously, he was an investigative reporter there. (The Washington Post) | Usha Sahay is a news editor at The Huffington Post. Previously, she was director of digital outreach at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. (@ushasahay) | James Corden will host “The Late Late Show.” He is an actor and comedian. (The Guardian) | John Laposky is now editor in chief of This Week In Consumer Electronics. He was managing editor there. (New Bay Media) | Job of the day: The International Business Times is looking for a technology reporter.… Read more

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Monday, Sep. 08, 2014

Career Beat: Fired BuzzFeed editor Benny Johnson joins National Review

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Benny Johnson will be social media editor for National Review. Previously, he was viral politics editor at BuzzFeed. (Politico)
  • Joe Scarborough will be a contributor to “Meet the Press.” He is the host of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC. (The Hill)
  • Shari Levine is now executive vice president of current production for Bravo Media. She was senior vice president of current production there. (NBC Universal)
  • Adam Bryant is now a deputy science editor at The New York Times. He is a business writer there. (Poynter)
  • Howard Mittman is now publisher of GQ. Previously, he was publisher of Wired. (Condé Nast)
  • Chris Mitchell is now publisher of Vanity Fair.
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Friday, Sep. 05, 2014

Career beat: Jonathan Greenberger is DC bureau chief for ABC News

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Robert Lopez will be communications director for California State University, Los Angeles. Previously, he was an investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times. (LA Observed)
  • Robin Sproul will be vice president of public affairs for ABC News. Previously, she was Washington bureau chief there. Jonathan Greenberger will be ABC’s Washington bureau chief. He is executive producer of “This Week.” (ABC News)
  • Rebecca Nelson will be a staff correspondent at the National Journal. Previously, she was an assistant editor at The Washingtonian. (Fishbowl DC)
  • Dennis Rodkin will run a nursery in California. Previously, he was a reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business. (Crain’s)
  • Michael Wright will be CEO of DreamWorks Studios.
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