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Changes in journalism this week: Deaths, career moves

REST IN PEACE:
Jim Pollock, the managing editor of the Des Moines Business Record and a former reporter at the Des Moines Register, died April 19. He was 59. Colleagues remember him here.

JOB CHANGES:
Glenn Coleman is the new editor of Crain’s New York Business. He was managing editor there. He replaces Xana Antunes.

Michael Donohoe is now a product engineering director at Atlantic Media. He was previously at Real Networks.

Debra Leithauser will be the new editor of McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. She edited the Weekend section and the Going Out Guide for the Washington Post. Read more

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Changes in journalism this week: Deaths, career moves

An attempt at a regular, in-no-way-comprehensive feature. Keep me in the loop: abeaujon@poynter.org

REST IN PEACE:
Emily Morris, who was the Web editor for Montgomery media and the editor of the Souderton Independent and News Herald, died after sustaining injuries in a traffic accident. She was 31.

Jesse Linares, who was a deputy editor at Hoy Los Angeles, died Saturday. He was 49 and had cancer.

JOB CHANGES:
Randy Smith has decided to retire from the Wall Street Journal “after 30 years, some 10 beats, a Polk award, a piece of a Pulitzer prize and a book,” Matt Murray writes in an email to staff.

Sharon Pian Chan will become new associate opinions editor/digital for The Seattle Times next month. She had been a senior producer for The Seattle Times home page and mobile platforms. Chan is also a vice president of UNITY Journalists and is a former president of the Asian American Journalists Association. Read more

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