Media Moves: Who’s Coming and Going the Week of June 5th
June 7, 2016
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Vanity Fair (New York, NY): “The Hive,” (@VFHIVE) is a new business site produced by @VanityFair and Jon Kelly (@jonkelly2) is the Editor. It covers business power brokers in New York, Washington and Silicon Valley areas.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Daniel Wakin (@danwakin) has been promoted from Deputy Culture Editor to Deputy Editorial Director for NYT Global. And Tejal Rao (@tejalrao) is joining @nytimes as a Food Reporter and monthly Columnist. She was previously Food Editor and Restaurant Critic at Bloomberg Pursuits.
The Denver Post(Denver, CO): The paper (@denverpost) has promoted Lee Ann Colacioppo (@LAColacioppo) to its lead Editor position. She has been with the paper for 17 years, and becomes the first woman to hold this role in the paper’s history.
CNN – New York Bureau (New York, NY): Former Los Angeles Times Managing Editor/Editorial Strategy S. Mitra Kalita (@mitrakalita) is returning to New York to enlist at @CNN as Vice President of Digital Programming.
Quartz (New York, NY): Deputy News Editor Matt Quinn (@mattquinn16) has been promoted to Technology Editor at @qz. London-based Deputy News Editor Kabir Chibber (@quinto_quarto) has been named the new Business Editor. Former Wall Street Journal Reporter Leslie Josephs (@lesliejosephs) enlists as a Travel Reporter. Thu-Huong Ha (@thuhuongha) is a new Reporter covering books and culture. Amy Wang (@amyxwang) joins as a Reporter covering music, media and the business of education.
Wired (San Francisco, CA): Former Esquire Senior Editor Richard Dorment is the new Senior Editor at @wired. Ex-Mother Jones Deputy Editor Maria Streshinsky (@Mstreshinsky) is hired on as the new Features Editor. Former New York Magazine Social Media Editor Nate Goldman (@NateGoldman) joins the team as the new Social Media Manager. Story Editor Adam Rogers (@jetjocko) has been promoted to Deputy Editor. And Senior Associate Editor Caitlin Roper (@caitlinroper) has been promoted to Articles Editor.
WGCL-TV (Atlanta, GA): Former KVUE-TV News Director Frank Volpicella has been hired as News Director at @cbs46. He starts next month. KRIV-TV (Houston, TX): Jalelah Ahmed has been hired at @FOX26Houston as a General Assignment Reporter. Ahmed was previously a Crime Reporter at the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa.