November 14, 2014

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

  • John Cook will run investigations at Gawker Media. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of The Intercept. (Poynter)
  • Aaron Gell will be editorial director of Maxim. Previously, he was features editor at Business Insider. (Capital)
  • Maeve Reston will be a reporter with CNN Politics Digital. She is a political reporter with The Los Angeles Times. (Fishbowl DC)
  • Bob Sipchen will be senior editor for the California section at The Los Angeles Times. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of Sierra Magazine. (Email)
  • Cynthia Needham will be deputy business editor at The Boston Globe. She is political editor there. Jon Chesto will be a reporter at The Boston Globe. Previously, he was managing editor of the Boston Business Journal. Sacha Pfeiffer will return to The Boston Globe to cover wealth management and power. She is the host of WBUR’s All Things Considered. (Dan Kennedy)
  • Alexis Ohanian will be executive chairman at Reddit. He is a partner at Y Combinator.
  • Abby Livingston will be D.C. bureau chief for The Texas Tribune. Previously, she was a reporter for Roll Call. (Fishbowl DC)
  • Alex Leo will be head of audience development for Yahoo. Previously, she was head of product for IBT Media. (Capital)

Job of the day The San Francisco Chronicle is looking for an Oakland reporter. 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…
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