Career Beat: HuffPost adds three from The New Republic

January 12, 2015

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

  • Tiffani Lupenski is now news director for KGTV in San Diego. Previously, she was news director for KATU in Portland, Oregon. (Rick Gevers)
  • Greg Veis has joined The Huffington Post. Previously, he was an executive editor at The New Republic. Rachel Morris has joined The Huffington Post. Previously, she was an executive editor at The New Republic. Jonathan Cohn has joined The Huffington Post. Previously, he was a writer for The New Republic. (The New York Times)
  • Kevin Uhrmacher has joined The Washington Post’s graphics team. Previously, he was an intern at The Washington Post. John Muyskens will join the graphics team at The Washington Post. He is a graduate of Calvin College. (Washington Post)
  • Lee Glendinning is now head of news for Guardian U.S. He is deputy editor there. (Capital New York)
  • Susan Svrluga will anchor “grade point,” a higher education blog from The Washington Post. Previously, she covered Virginia’s outer suburbs. (Washington Post)
  • Minju Pak will be managing editor of T Magazine. Previously, she was copy chief of WSJ magazine. (New York Times)
  • Sasha Frere-Jones will be executive editor at Genius. Previously, he was pop music critic for The New Yorker. (New York Times)
  • Cap Watkins is now vice president of design at BuzzFeed. He has worked for Etsy, Amazon, and Formspring. (Fast Company)

Job of the day: The Dallas Morning News is looking for a city hall reporter. Get your résumés in! (Poynter)

Send Ben your job moves: bmullin@poynter.org