NPR appoints Babits supervising climate editor

The following excerpt was sent out to staff from NPR’s chief climate editor Andrea Kissack: I have exciting news to share with you as we build NPR’s new climate team. We’re delighted to welcome Sadie Babits as NPR’s new Supervising Climate Editor. Sadie will work with NPR reporters on the desk and lead work with member […]

Bajak departs USA Today for Urban Institute

Aleszu Bajak, senior data reporter on USA Today’s investigative unit, has left and joined the nonprofit Urban Institute as director of data visualization. Bajak founded and edited Storybench.org, a publication from Northeastern University’s School of Journalism exploring the future of digital storytelling and data journalism. He also founded LatinAmericaScience.org, a platform for science news and opinion […]

Rappaport appointed U.K. correspondent at Bloomberg Pursuits

Bloomberg Pursuits has tapped Sarah Rappaport to serve as a U.K. correspondent. Rappaport will cover arts, culture, lifestyle, food, travel and style, based in London. Bloomberg Pursuits provides news on cars, food, drinks, travel, watches, gadgets, fashion, and real estate. Previously, she was an associate producer, lead show producer, producer and reporter for Bloomberg TV. […]

Talking Biz News Today – Oct. 31, 2022

Some of Monday’s top business news stories: The Associated Press Flashy Dubai will cash in on a World Cup a short flight away, by Jon Gambrell Musk takes over Twitter and faces social media crash course, by Barbara Ortutay, Tom Krisher and Matt O’Brien CNN The Fed may have to blow up the economy to […]

Abraham joins NY Times as a graphics editor

The following was sent out from The New York Times’ Graphics editors Archie Tse and Wilson Andrews: We’re excited to announce that Leanne Abraham is joining the Graphics department as a graphics editor. Leanne joins us from Planet, where she was a data visualization engineer working to make satellite imagery available to newsrooms around the world. […]

Albeck-Ripka moves to Express team at NY Times

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times’ Express editor Patrick LaForge: I have some great news. Livia Albeck-Ripka, who has reported for The Times in various roles for several years, including a five-month temporary stint on Express this year, will be joining the newsroom permanently, reporting for the team from California. […]

Rotunno joins NY Times Styles desk

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times’ Styles editor Stella Bugbee: We are delighted to announce that Anthony (Tony) Rotunno, a staff editor on the New York Times Wedding desk, has joined our Styles desk as fashion news editor. He will focus on expanding the desk’s service journalism as well as […]

Dunn to join the NY Times as a columnist for Well

Jancee Dunn will join The New York Times as a columnist for Well, where she will work on the subscriber-only newsletter and write longer features and spearhead special projects for the desk. She begins Oct. 31. Previously, Dunn covered health for The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Health, Vogue and Outside. She reported and edited […]

NY Times promotes six, hires one in Opinion

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times Opinion editor Kathleen Kingsbury and deputy Opinion editor Patrick Healy: Frank Augugliaro has been promoted to design director. Since joining the desk in 2019, he has played an instrumental role in shaping the visual identity for Opinion, collaborating on our recent digital and print redesigns. […]

WaPo promotes Flaherty to direct optimization, news product

The following excerpt was sent out from The Washington Post’s head of curation and platforms Coleen O’Lear and chief product officer and managing editor Kat Downs Mulder: We are thrilled to announce Bryan Flaherty has been promoted to director of optimization and news product. In this newly created leadership role, Bryan will oversee the SEO […]