Career Beat: Carley Petesch named West Africa correspondent at The Associated Press

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

  • Carley Petesch will be West Africa correspondent for The Associated Press. Previously, she was an Africa desk editor there. (AP)
  • Leena Rao will be a senior writer for Fortune. Previously, she was a content partner at Google Ventures. Matthew Heimer will be a senior editor at Fortune. Previously, he was senior editor at MarketWatch. Kristen Bellstrom will be a senior editor at Fortune. Previously, she was a senior editor at Money. Robert Hackett is now a writer at Fortune.com. Previously, he was a temporary reporter there. Christina Austin is now a producer for Fortune.com. Previously, she has worked at Business Insider and The Huffington Post. Adam Lashinsky is now an assistant managing editor at Fortune. Previously, he was senior editor at large there. Roger Parloff is now an editor at large at Fortune. Previously, he was a senior editor there. Beth Kowitt is now a senior writer at Fortune. Previously, she was a writer there. Anne VanderMey is now an associate editor at Fortune. Previously, she was a reporter there. Erika Fry is now a writer at Fortune. Previously, she was a reporter there. (Email)
  • Christina Farr is now the host and editor of "Future of You." Previously, she covered Apple and health technology for Reuters. (KQED)

Job of the day: The Maryland Gazette is looking for a general assignment reporter. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

Send Ben your job moves: bmullin@poynter.org

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    Benjamin Mullin

    Benjamin Mullin is the managing editor of Poynter.org. He previously reported for Poynter as a staff writer, Google Journalism Fellow and Naughton Fellow, covering journalism innovation, business practices and ethics.

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