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Career Beat: Tyler Borchers is now senior audience strategy editor at Time

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

  • Tyler Borchers is now senior audience strategy editor at Time magazine. Previously, he was audience engagement editor there. (Email)
  • Ben Klayman is now editor-in-charge of U.S. general news in the Midwest at Reuters. Previously, he was an automotive correspondent. (Fishbowl NY)
  • Janine Gibson has left The Guardian. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website there. (Politico)

Job of the day: The Huffington Post is looking for a special projects editor. Get your résumés in! (MEOJobsOnline)

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Career Beat: Doug Sutton named general manager of WUPV

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

  • Doug Sutton is now general manager of WUPV in Richmond, Virginia. Previously, he was general manager of WHDF Huntsville, Alabama. (TVNewsCheck)
  • Cristine Couldridge is now general manager of WXTX in Columbus, Georgia. Previously, Couldridge was general sales manager at KWES in Midland, Texas. (TVNewsCheck)
  • Russ Newton will be president and chief operating officer for The San Diego Union-Tribune. He is senior vice president for operations at the Los Angeles Times. (The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Job of the day: Planet Money is looking for a correspondent. Get your résumés in! (NPR)

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Career Beat: Melissa Bell named VP of growth and analytics at Vox Media

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

  • Melissa Bell is now vice president of growth and analytics at Vox Media. She co-founded Vox.com. (Capital New York)
  • Marc Frons is leaving The New York Times. He is chief information officer there. (Capital New York)
  • Marjorie Miller is now director of global news and enterprise at The Associated Press. Previously, she was the AP’s regional editor in Latin America. (The Associated Press)
  • Jessica Lussenhop will be a senior writer with BBC News Magazine. She is managing editor of the Riverfront Times. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • Susan Rinkunas is now health editor at The Cut. Previously, she was senior editor at Health.com. (New York)
  • Sam Gill will be vice president for learning and impact at the Knight Foundation.
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Monday, May 18, 2015

Career Beat: Kevin Blackistone named commentator at The Washington Post

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

  • Kevin Blackistone will be a commentator for the sports section at The Washington Post. He is a panelist at ESPN. (The Washington Post)
  • Coleen O’Lear is now mobile innovations editor at The Washington Post. Previously, she was a mobile producer there. (The Washington Post)
  • Reid Wilson will be Congress editor and chief political correspondent at Morning Consult. He is a reporter at The Washington Post. (The Huffington Post)
  • Michelle Jaconi will be executive editor at IJReview. Previously, she was an executive producer at CNN. (Politico)

Job of the day: Business Insider is looking for a Apple reporter. Get your résumés in! (Mediagazer)

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Career Beat: Steve Rossi will lead Digital First Media

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

  • Kevin Krim is leaving CNBC. He is general manager and senior vice president there. (TV Newser)
  • Steve Rossi will lead Digital First Media. He is chief operating officer there. (Poynter)

Job of the day: The Huffington Post is looking for a personal stories editor. Get your résumés in! (Mediagazer)

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Correction: An earlier version of this post said Steve Rossi will be CEO of Digital First Media. In fact, he will retain his Chief Operating Officer title. Read more

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Career Beat: Denise Warren named president at Tribune Publishing

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

  • Denise Warren is now president of digital at Tribune Publishing. Previously, she was vice president of digital operations for The New York Times. (Chicago Tribune)
  • Raney Aronson will be executive producer at “Frontline.” She is deputy executive producer there. David Fanning will be executive producer at large at “Frontline.” He is executive producer there. (The New York Times)
  • Susan Kravitz is now global head of sales at Say Media. Previously, she was vice president of U.S. digital sales at Discovery Communications. (Email)

Job of the day: The Wall Street Journal is looking for a social media reporter. Get your résumés in! (Mediagazer)

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Career Beat: Justin Carissimo named U.S. reporter at the Independent

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

  • Justin Carissimo is now a U.S. reporter at the Independent. Previously, he was a contributing editor at aplus.com. (Email)
  • David Mastio will be deputy editorial page editor at USA Today. Previously, he was forum editor there. (Email)
  • Mark Luckie is leaving Twitter. He is manager of journalism and news at Twitter. (Poynter)
  • Emily Rauhala will be China correspondent for The Washington Post. She is a Beijing correspondent for Time. (The Washington Post)
  • Tracy Clark-Flory will cover gender, relationships and sex at Vocativ. She’s a staff writer at Salon. Gerald Rich will be an interactive producer at Vocativ. He is an interactive reporter at The Marshall Project. Ryan Beckler will be a growth editor at Vocativ.
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Monday, May 11, 2015

Career Beat: Bradley Davis named business editor at Omaha World-Herald

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

  • Bradley Davis is now business editor of the Omaha World-Herald. Previously, he was an editor for markets and finance at The Wall Street Journal. (Talking Biz News)
  • Paul McLeod will be political editor of BuzzFeed Canada. He is Ottawa bureau chief for the Halifax Chronicle Herald. (‏@CraigSilverman)
  • Amanda Myers is joining The Associated Press’ bureau in Los Angeles, California. Previously, she covered law enforcement for the AP. (The Associated Press)
  • Rob Elmore is now news director for KABC in Los Angeles, California. Previously, he was news director for WTVD in Durham, North Carolina. (Rick Gevers)

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Friday, May 08, 2015

Career Beat: Bill Sternberg named editorial page editor at USA Today

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

  • Bill Sternberg has been named editorial page editor at USA Today. He is deputy editorial page editor there. (Poynter)
  • Erin White is now digital news editor at The Wall Street Journal. Previously, she was deputy real-time news editor there. Jenn Hicks is now executive digital editor at The Wall Street Journal. Previously, she was deputy editor for digital news there. Neesha Patel is now editor of vertical products at The Wall Street Journal. Previously, Patel was a product manager there. Sarah Pesin is now editor of newsletter products at The Wall Street Journal. Previously, she was a product manager there. David Ho is now executive mobile editor. Previoulsy, he was editor of mobile, tablets and emerging technology there.
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Thursday, May 07, 2015

Career Beat: Al Anstey named CEO of Al Jazeera America

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

  • Al Anstey has been appointed CEO of Al Jazeera America. Previously, he was managing director of Al Jazeera English. (Poynter)
  • Dorothea Herrey is now senior vice president of NYT Live. Previously, she was in charge of The Wall Street Journal’s conference business. (The New York Times)
  • David Lauter will oversee 2016 campaign coverage for the Los Angeles Times. He is Washington bureau chief there. (Los Angeles Times)
  • Alex Heath will be a tech reporter for Business Insider. He is a staff writer at Cult of Mac. (@alexeheath)

Job of the day: WJAR is looking for an anchor and investigative consumer reporter. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

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