Career Beat: Keith Jenkins becomes general manager at National Geographic Digital

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

  • Kirstine Stewart is now vice president of North America media partnerships at Twitter. Previously, she was head of Twitter's presence in Canada. (Recode)
  • George Rodrigue is now assistant news director at WFAA in Dallas. Previously, he was managing editor at The Dallas Morning News. (Romenesko)
  • Keith Jenkins is now general manager at National Geographic Digital. Previously, he was National Geographic’s director of digital photography and executive editor for digital content. (National Geographic)
  • Julianne Escobedo Shepherd will be culture editor at Jezebel. She is an instructor at Tisch School of the Arts and a contributor to Rookie. Jia Tolentino is now features editor at Jezebel. Previously, she was a contributing editor at The Hairpin. Clover Hope is now a staff writer at Jezebel. Previously, she was a deputy editor at Vibe. (Jezebel)
  • Robert Jordan is now a journalist-in-residence at the University of Chicago. He is a reporter and anchor at WGN in Chicago. (Robert Feder)
  • Sam Schlinkert will be associate social media editor at BuzzFeed. Previously, he was deputy social media editor at The Daily Beast. (@sts10)

Job of the day: The Idaho Mountain Express is looking for an arts and events editor. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

Send Ben your job moves: bmullin@poynter.org

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    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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