Career Beat: LinkedIn adds 3 to editorial team

February 18, 2015

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

  • Caroline Fairchild has been named new economy editor at LinkedIn. Previously, she was a reporter at Fortune. Ramya Venugopal is now a senior editor at LinkedIn. Previously, she was managing editor of YourStory. Maya Pope-Chappell is now an editor at LinkedIn. Previously, she was social media and analytics editor at The Wall Street Journal. (Email)
  • Jose Antonio Vargas is now editor at #EmergingUS. He is a journalist and documentarian. (Poynter)
  • Tom Gjelten is now a religion reporter at NPR. Previously, he reported on national security, intelligence, the military and terrorism there. (Email)
  • Kat Odell is now the editor of Eater Drinks. Previously, she was an editorial producer at Eater. (Poynter)
  • Charlie LeDuff is now a contributor at Vice News. He is a reporter at WJBK in Detroit. (Poynter)
  • Mariel Garza is now a member of the Los Angeles Times editorial board. Previously, she was deputy editorial page editor of the Sacramento Bee. (Email)

Job of the day: The Buffalo Bulletin is looking for a reporter. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

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