Campion-Smith appointed editorial board head at the Toronto Star

The Toronto Star has tapped Bruce Campion-Smith as head of the editorial board. Recently, Campion-Smith held the post of public editor. Campion-Smith has been with the Star since 1988, when he joined as a general assignment reporter. He served as a transportation beat reporter, assistant city editor, editorial writer, parliamentary reporter and Ottawa bureau chief. […]

Sandza swaps CNN for CBS News

CBS News has appointed Allison Sandza as executive producer of streaming Washington coverage. Sandza joins from CNN, where she served as a supervising producer for “The Source with Kasie Hunt” on CNN+, which looks at politics that impact communities in the U.S. Previously, she was a producer and senior producer for “Meet the Press” at […]

Washington Post names Malhi lead writer for coronavirus newsletter

The following excerpt was sent out from The Washington Post’s national editor Matea Gold, deputy national Editor Philip Rucker, health and science editor Stephen Smith and deputy health and science editors Carol Eisenberg, Katie Zezima and Tracy Jan: We are delighted to announce that Sabrina Malhi is joining the Health and Science team as lead […]

The Independent taps Thomas as U.S. West Coast editor

The Independent has appointed Philip Thomas U.S. West Coast editor, based in Los Angeles. Recently, Thomas was U.S. assistant editor based in the New York bureau. Previously, he served as deputy editor smartphone and web at The Times and Sunday Times. He was assistant editor news output and output editor online at Sky News. Thomas […]

HuffPost appoints Havranek head of visuals

HuffPost has promoted Christy Havranek to head of visuals to manage a team of photo editors/photographers, illustrators and art directors. Havranek will also collaborate across the newsroom to elevate visual storytelling. Havranek has been with HuffPost for more than nine years, holding various roles, including photo operations director and most recently photo director. In addition, […]

Washington Post media critic Sullivan departing for Duke University

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post’s media columnist who writes about the news media, press rights and the digital transformation of the culture will leave to join Duke University part time as the 2023 Pamela and Jack Egan Visiting Professor. Sullivan’s last day is Aug. 24. An excerpt from Sullivan’s memo reads: Working at the legendary Washington […]

Davidson swaps Daily Mirror for Evening Standard

Tom Davidson will join the Evening Standard as an assistant news editor. Recently, Davidson served as deputy news editor at the Daily Mirror. He also worked as an online reporter, senior online reporter and assistant news editor. Before that, he was at the Daily Post Wales in U.K., where he worked as a senior reporter […]

Texas Monthly reporter Hooks goes freelance

Christopher Hooks, a reporter at Texas Monthly has left to go freelance. Hooks joined Texas Monthly in 2020. He has written about Texas since 2013. His work has appeared in the Atlantic, Gawker, GQ, Rolling Stone, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Texas Observer, and the Washington Post.

Talking Biz News Today – Aug 12, 2022

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: The Associated Press Explainer: Why gas prices are falling UK economy shrinks in 2nd quarter, sharpening recession fear CNN Mortgage rates climb above 5% once again, by Anna Bahney The US Postal Service is raising rates for the holidays, by Jordan Valinsky The Wall Street Journal Rivian’s Losses Nearly Triple […]

Young joins New York NOW as a reporter

New York NOW, the premiere statewide TV show on state politics, government and policy, has tapped Alexis M. Young to serve as a reporter. The show airs weekly on PBS. Young was a multimedia journalist at Cronkite News, the news division of Arizona PBS. Young holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Arizona State University. Be […]