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Career Beat: Josh Stinchcomb named managing director of 23 Stories

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

  • Josh Stinchcomb is now managing director of Conde Nast’s 23 Stories. Previously, he was senior vice president of sales strategy and partnerships for the Conde Nast Media Group. Dirk Standen is now editor-in-chief of Conde Nast’s 23 Stories. Previously, he was digital creative director at Condé Nast’s W. (Email)
  • Manu Raju is now a senior political reporter at CNN. Previously, he was a senior congressional reporter at Politico. (Email)
  • Thomas Hammer is now senior vice president of sales at IBT Media. Previously, he directed RhythmOne’s sales and marketing team. (Fishbowl NY)

Job of the day: The Washington Post is hiring multiple video producers and editors. Get your resumes in! (Wash Post PR)

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Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Career Beat: Morgan Radford joins NBC News

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

  • Tom Bettag is now the Eleanor Merrill Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Previously, he was the executive producer of “Nightline” with Ted Koppel. (University of Maryland)
  • Bob Moser is now politics editor at the New Republic. Previously, he was senior editor at National Journal magazine. Michelle Legro is now culture editor at the New Republic. Previously, she was an editor at Lapham’s Quarterly. Stephanie Heimann is now photo editor at the New Republic. Previously, she was a freelance photo editor. (Poynter)
  • Patrick J. Connors is now publisher of InStyle. Previously, he was senior vice president and publisher at Men’s Fitness. (Time Inc.
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Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Career Beat: Jonathan Swan joins The Hill’s campaign team

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

  • Dana Bash is now chief political correspondent at CNN. Previously, she was chief congressional correspondent there. (Poynter)
  • Jonathan Swan has joined The Hill’s campaign team. Previously, he was national political correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald. (Email)
  • Bill Dallman is now vice president and news director of KCBS and KCAL in Los Angeles. Previously, he was vice president of news at Fox Sports 1. (Email)
  • Meredith Talusan is now a LGBT staff writer at BuzzFeed. Previously, she was a contributor there. (Email)
  • Sabina Widmann-Hernandez is now vice president, general manager and director of sales of Univision stations in San Diego, California. Previously, she was director of sales of Univision stations in San Diego.
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Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

Career Beat: Martha Nelson named global editor in chief at Yahoo Media.

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

  • Martha Nelson is now global editor in chief at Yahoo Media. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of Time Inc. (Email)
  • Ross Andersen is now senior editor at The Atlantic. Previously, he was deputy editor at Aeon Magazine. Catherine Green is now senior associate editor at The Atlantic. She is deputy editor at Voice of San Diego. (Email)

Job of the day: Guardian U.S. is looking for a head of news. Get your resumes in! (The Guardian)

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Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

Career Beat: Sarah DiGregorio named editor of BuzzFeed food

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

  • Sarah DiGregorio is now editor of BuzzFeed Food. Previously, she was a senior editor at Food & Wine. Alison Roman is now senior food editor at BuzzFeed Food. Previously, she was senior food editor for Bon Appetit. Lindsay Hunt is now a food writer and recipe developer at BuzzFeed Food. Previously, she was a freelancer. (Email)
  • Matt Sullivan is now deputy editor of Guardian U.S. Previously, he was deputy head of news there. (Fishbowl NY)
  • Trevor Kaufman is now CEO of Piano Media. Previously, he was CEO of Tinypass. (Nieman Journalism Lab)
  • Matt Schiavenza will be a senior content manager for Asia Society & Museum. He is a contributor to The Atlantic.
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Friday, Aug. 07, 2015

Career Beat: Megan Murphy named Bloomberg’s D.C. bureau chief

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

  • Megan Murphy will be Washington bureau chief at Bloomberg. Previously, she was Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times. (The Huffington Post)
  • Demetri Sevastopulo will be Washington bureau chief of the Financial Times. Previously, Sevastopulo was US political correspondent there. (Playbook)
  • Jared Grusd is now CEO at The Huffington Post. Previously, he was global head of corporate development at Spotify. (Poynter)
  • Jennifer MacMillan is joining the CBC. Previously, she was ‎managing editor of news at HuffPost Canada. (@jenmacmillan)
  • Aleksander Korab is leaving Metro US. He was editor in chief there. (Politico)

Job of the day: The Washington Post is looking for a economy and business assignment editor. Read more

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Tuesday, Aug. 04, 2015

Career Beat: Brian Madigan named photo director at BuzzFeed Life

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

  • Brian Madigan is now photo director at BuzzFeed Life. Previously, he was deputy photo editor at Real Simple magazine. Annie Daly is now BuzzFeed Life’s travel editor. Previously, she was a freelance editor at Yahoo Travel. (Email)
  • Elizabeth Anne Shaw has been named Editor-in-Chief of FamilyFun magazine. Previously, she was integrated content director at Scholastic Parent and Child. (Email)
  • Alice Rhee is leaving The Washington Post to start a digital media consulting firm. She was a senior producer there. (Email)
  • Sarah Spigelman Richter is now a food reporter at Mashable. Previously, she was a community manager at Tastemade. (Email)
  • Dan Shea will be publisher at the Advocate. He is president there. (Advocate)
  • Jarrod Dicker is now director of ad product and engineering at The Washington Post.
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Career Beat: Dayna Evans joins New York magazine

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

  • Dayna Evans will join New York magazine. Previously, she was a staff writer at Gawker. (Capital New York)
  • Anas Fouda is editor-in-chief of HuffPost Arabi. Previously, he was Executive Producer for New Media at Al Jazeera. (The Huffington Post)
  • Noelle Sciacca is now a fashion reporter at Mashable. Previously, she was Fashion Market Editor at The Lucky Group. (Email)

Job of the day: Snapchat is looking for an assignment editor. Get your résumés in! (Snapchat)

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Career Beat: Sam Dolnick named Associate Editor at The New York Times

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

  • Sam Dolnick is now Associate Editor at The New York Times. Previously, he was a senior editor there. (Capital New York)
  • Peter Bhatia is now editor at The Cincinnati Enquirer. He is director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. (Poynter)
  • Krishnadev Calamur is now a senior editor at The Atlantic. Previously, he was a writer at NPR. Marina Koren will be a senior associate editor at The Atlantic. Previously, she was news editor for NationalJournal.com. Ed Yong will be a staff writer at The Atlantic. Previously, he was a freelance science writer. Priscilla Alvarez will be an assistant editor at The Atlantic. Previously, she was a fellow at National Journal.
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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Leela de Kretser named managing editor of Reuters.com

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

  • Leela de Kretser is now managing editor of Reuters.com. Previously, she ran her own media consulting firm. (Email)
  • John Temple is leaving First Look Media. Previously, he was president of audience and products there. (Poynter)
  • Laura Kuenssberg is now political editor at the BBC. Previously, she was a presenter on “Newsnight” (The Guardian)
  • Jonathan Weber is now global technology editor at Reuters. Previously, he was West Coast bureau chief there. (Email)
  • Bill Simmons will host a talk show on HBO. He is the founder of Grantland. (Poynter)
  • Sara Clemence is now news director at Travel + Leisure. Previously, she was travel editor for The Wall Street Journal. (Poynter)

Job of the day: Quartz is looking for a business reporter. Read more

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