Career Beat: David Beard named executive editor of PRI

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

  • David Beard is now executive editor of PRI. Previously, he was digital content director for The Washington Post. (PRI)
  • Nina Lawrence is now publisher of InStyle. Previously, she was vice president of global marketing and advertising sales for The Wall Street Journal. (Time Inc.)
  • Bill Duryea will be an enterprise editor at Politico. He is enterprise editor at the Tampa Bay Times. Michael Kruse will be a senior staff writer at Politico. He’s a staff writer at the Tampa Bay Times. (Poynter)
  • Rodrigo Arana is now a sports anchor for Noticiero Telemundo Chicago. Previously, he was a reporter for Fox Sports Latin America. (MediaMoves)

Job of the Day: The Santa Clarita Valley Signal is looking for a sports journalist. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

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Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

NOLA Media Group names James O’Byrne vice president of innovation

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

  • Alan English is now publisher of The (Shreveport, Louisiana) Times. Previously, he was general manager there. (Gannett)
  • James O’Byrne is now vice president of innovation for NOLA Media Group. Previously, he was director of state content there. Marcus Carmouche is now director of sports at NOLA Media Group. Previously, he was sports manager there. John Roach will be sports manager at NOLA Media Group. Previously, he was a sports managing producer there. Mark Lorando will direct state and metro content for NOLA.com. Previously, he was director of metro content there. (NOLA.com)
  • Meredith Artley is now editor-in-chief of CNN Digital. Previously, she was managing editor of CNN.com. Andrew Morse is now general manager of CNN Digital. He is senior vice president of CNN U.S. Alex Wellen is now chief product officer at CNN Digital. Previously, he was vice president of business, products, and strategy there. (Email)

Job of the day: Cox Media Group is looking for a digital content editor. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

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Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Career Beat: The New York Times adds a growth editor

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

  • Simone Oliver is now growth editor at The New York Times. Previously, she was online fashion editor there. (The New York Times)
  • Tessa Gould will be vice president of ad innovation and monetization at BuzzFeed. Previously, she was director of native advertising at The Huffington Post. (Adweek)
  • Susan Ellerbach is now executive editor at The Tulsa World. Previously, she was managing editor there. Mike Strain will be managing editor at The Tulsa World. Previously, he was news editor there. (Tulsa World)
  • Henri Cauvin is now city editor at The New York Times. Previously, he was assistant metro editor there. (@FrancesRobles)
  • Gerry Smith will be a media reporter at Bloomberg. Previously, he was a technology reporter at The Huffington Post. (‏@srabil)
  • Chael Sonnen is now a UFC analyst at ESPN. Previously, he was a UFC middleweight and light heavyweight contender. (ESPN)
  • Noah Bond is now an anchor at KOLO in Reno, Nevada. Previously, he was a reporter at KOMO in Seattle. (Email)

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

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Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Career Beat: The Post adds 2 to White House staff

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

  • Greg Jaffe will cover the White House for The Washington Post. Previously, he covered the Pentagon there. Steve Mufson will cover the White House for The Washington Post. He covers the energy industry there. (Washington Post)
  • Herman Wong has joined the Washington Post’s social media team. Previously, he was on the social media team at Quartz. (Washington Post)
  • Peter Holley is now a reporter on the general assignment desk at The Washington Post. Previously, he was an associate editor at Houstonia magazine. (Washington Post)
  • Joyce MacDonald is now vice president of journalism at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Previously, she was interim president and CEO at National Public Media. (Poynter)

Job of the day: The Center (Texas) Light and Champion is looking for a reporter. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

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Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Career Beat: Washington Post hires CFO away from Allbritton

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

  • Jonathan Salant is now Washington correspondent for NJ Advance Media. Previously, he was a political reporter for Bloomberg. (Email)
  • Meredith Homet is now executive director of retail at GQ. Previously, she was advertising director of W. (Email)
  • Serge Kovaleski is now an investigative reporter for The New York Times’ culture department. Previously, he was a national correspondent there. (Romenesko)
  • Stephen Gibson is now chief financial officer at The Washington Post. Previously, he was chief financial officer for Allbritton Communications. Beth Diaz is now vice president of audience development and analytics at The Washington Post. Previously, she was director of research and analytics there. Kristine Coratti is now vice president of communications at The Washington Post. Previously, she was director of communications there. (Washington Post)
  • Ed Kosowski is now news director at KCTV in Kansas City. Previously, he was news director for KWGN in Denver. Michelle Palmer is assistant news director for WSMV in Nashville, Tennessee. Previously, she was an executive producer there. (Rick Gevers)

Job of the day: Dow Jones is looking for a bureau chief. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

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Friday, Nov. 07, 2014

Career Beat: Marina Marraco joins WTTG

Leah Kauffman, Robert McGovern and Matt Romanoski have joined Philly Voice. Previously, they were executive producers at Philly.com. (technical.ly) | Marina Marraco will be a reporter at WTTG in Washington, D.C. Previously, she was a reporter at WESH in Orlando. (Media Moves) | Scott Levy is now news director at WIVB in Buffalo. Previously, he was news director for WTAJ in Altoona, Pennsylvania. (TV Spy) | Job of the day: ASNE is looking for an executive director. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs) Read more

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Thursday, Nov. 06, 2014

Career Beat: Dean Chang named print editor at The New York Times

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

  • Casey Newton is now Silicon Valley editor at The Verge. Previously, he was a senior reporter there. (Poynter)
  • Dean Chang is now metro print editor at The New York Times. Previously, he was city editor there. (Capital)
  • Mitch Perry will cover local politics at Extensive Enterprises Media. Previously, he was news and politics editor for Creative Loafing Tampa. (saintpetersblog)
  • Javier García is now vice president and general manager of multicultural services at Comcast Cable. Previously, he was general manager of U.S. Hispanic business at Yahoo. (Media Moves)
  • Zander Lurie will be senior vice president of media at GoPro. Previously, he was an executive at Guggenheim Digital Media. (Forbes)

Job of the day: The Elkhart Truth is looking for a page designer. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

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Wednesday, Nov. 05, 2014

Career Beat: The Sacramento Bee gets new advertising VP

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

  • Michael Slackman is now international managing editor for The New York Times. Previously, he was deputy international editor there. Charles Homans is now a digital deputy at The New York Times Magazine. Previously, he was executive editor of The Atavist. (The New York Times)
  • Kevin Reilly will be president of TNT and TBS. Previously, he was entertainment division chief at Fox network. (The New York Times)
  • Ryan Mote is now vice president for advertising at The Sacramento Bee. Previously, he was director of local advertising sales at Republic Media. (Email)
  • Mario Ruiz has joined Dan Klores Communications. He has been head of communications for The Huffington Post. (Capital)

Job of the day: BuzzFeed is looking for a puzzles editor. Get your résumés in! (BuzzFeed)

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Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2014

Career Beat: Peggy Noonan joins CBS News

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

  • Peggy Noonan is now a contributor at CBS News. She is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. (Politico)
  • María Cristina Marrero is now group content chief at Meredith Hispanic Media. She is editor-in-chief of Siempre Mujer. (Email)
  • Michael Rooney is now chief revenue officer for Tribune Publishing. Previously, he was chief revenue officer for The Wall Street Journal. (Poynter)
  • Byron Tau is now a reporter at The Wall Street Journal. Previously, he was a reporter for Politico. (Fishbowl DC)
  • Derek Bond is president and CEO of Imagina US’ content division. He’s the founder of Bond Entertainment. (Media Moves)
  • Paola Varela Rossi is sports anchor for Noticias Univision Florida Central. Previously, she was sports anchor for KDEN Telemundo Denver. (Media Moves)
  • Jessica Bohrer is now associate general counsel for Forbes. Previously, she was senior counsel at WNET New York Public Media. Antoine Gara is a staff writer at Forbes. Previously, she was a reporter at TheStreet.com. (Email)

Job of the day: The Edmonton Journal is looking for a digital journalist. Get your résumés in! (indeed.com)

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Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Career Beat: Azmat Khan joins BuzzFeed as an investigative reporter

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

  • Shane Harris will be an intelligence and national security reporter at The Daily Beast. He’s a senior writer at Foreign Policy. (The Huffington Post)
  • Azmat Khan will be an investigative reporter at BuzzFeed. She’s a senior digital producer at Al Jazeera America. (Azmat Khan)
  • Usha Chaudhary will be chief financial officer at Pew Charitable Trusts. She’s the chief financial officer at The Washington Post. (The Washingoton Post)
  • Eli Lake will be a columnist at Bloomberg View. He’s a national security correspondent at The Daily Beast. Josh Rogin will be a columnist at Bloomberg View. He’s a senior correspondent at The Daily Beast. (Politico)
  • Krista Larson is West Africa bureau chief for The Associated Press. Previously, she was a correspondent there. (AP)
  • Nona Willis Aronowitz is an editor at TPM. Previously, she was an education and poverty reporter at NBC News Digital. (TPM)

Om Malik is looking for a designer. Get your résumés in! (Om Malik)

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