DeVane to cover development for NC paper

Steve DeVane, a staff writer at The Fayetteville Observer, will now cover growth and development. Previously, DeVane covered Cumberland County government, Moore County, education and other assignments for the Observer. He served as a success, health and wellness coach, and as a networking coach. DeVane graduated from Campbell University. Be sure to congratulate DeVane on […]

Nikkei and S&P Global form partnership

Nikkei and S&P Global will collaborate to develop a new service that will use artificial intelligence to distribute news and market-related content about Asian companies. An excerpt from the announcement reads: “The partners will also explore developing a database centered on Asian companies and making Nikkei’s original content more broadly available. As part of the […]

Alcántara to cover internet culture for the WSJ

Ann-Marie Alcántara, CMO Today reporter at the Wall Street Journal, has joined the Journal’s personal tech team as a reporter to cover internet culture. Previously, Alcántara served as “The Experience Report” reporter. Prior to joining the Journal, she was a retail reporter at Adweek. She was an assistant tech editor and assistant editor for mews […]

Lehr to cover state government for Wisconsin Public Radio

Sarah Lehr will join Wisconsin Public Radio as a state government reporter. Recently, Lehr was a politics reporter at WKAR-FM 90.5, a public radio station owned by Michigan State University. Previously, she was a city government watchdog reporter at the Lansing State Journal in Michigan. She also covered local government, crime, education and community news […]

Smith appointed head of culture and lifestyle at The Independent

The Independent has named Patrick Smith head of culture and lifestyle. Smith joined in 2018 and recently, served as head of culture. He specializes in profile interviews. Previously, he was at The Telegraph, where he was an arts and entertainment writer, commissioning editor, music editor, and TV and film critic. You can congratulate Smith via […]

Travis joins Entertainment Weekly as a news writer

Entertainment Weekly has tapped Emlyn Travis to serve as a news writer. Recently, Travis was a writer at E! News, where she covered celebrity, film, TV and music news. Her work has appeared in BuzzFeed News, Bustle, Dazed, Viacom, Teen Vogue and i-D. She worked freelance for Express Newspapers. Travis has a bachelor’s degree in […]

DeSmog researcher/reporter Sherrington departs

Rachel Sherrington, lead researcher and reporter at DeSmog, has left to go freelance. Sherrington’s tweet reads: “It’s been an amazing privilege to work with the talented journalists in @DeSmog’s U.K. and the US teams. I have learnt so much from you all! It’s now time for a short break and when I come back I […]

Mohamed to cover Europe for Al Jazeera

Edna Mohamed has joined the digital desk of Al Jazeera English to cover all things Europe. Mohamed was at Middle East Eye, where she covered migration routes and politics. She was a researcher at ITV and worked freelance. She interned at and reported for The Guardian. She was a news reporter at and interned […]

Talking Biz News Today – Aug. 29, 2022

Some of Monday’s top business news stories: The Associated Press Low fuel inventories cause special concern in US Northeast, by David Sharp ‘Tape or chewing gum:’ Twitter’s lapses echo worldwide, by Barbara Ortutay CNN Layoffs. Losses. Plunging share prices. These pandemic winners are now struggling, by Chris Isidore Ford is raising the price of its electric […]

Newsweek hires Power as pop culture reporter

Shannon Power has joined Newsweek as a pop culture reporter, based in London. Power will cover celebrities, film, TV, culture and Hollywood. Previously, she was a digital showbiz reporter at News U.K. and was a senior reporter at C21Media in London. She also worked at the Star Observer and News Corp Australia. Power graduated from […]