Cox Enterprises to acquire Axios for $525 million

Cox Enterprises is in plans to buy Axios with the latter being valued at $525 million. The move comes with plans to expand the news site’s coverage to encompass more cities. An excerpt from CNBC reads: Axios co-founders Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen and Roy Schwartz will remain on the company’s board and continue to manage […]

Axios hires Knight to cover health care policy

Axios has hired Kaiser Health News reporter Victoria Knight to cover health care policy. She will start in August. Knight currently covers Congress and a wide range of health care issues from Washington. She is Kaiser Health’s lead reporter working with PolitiFact to check the claims of politicians, advocates, and companies on health care. Knight is also […]

Axios promotes Alberti to managing editor

Axios has tapped Danielle Alberti as managing editor for data visualization. Recently, Alberti served as the data visualization editor. Previously, she worked as a web developer at the Pew Research Center and was a digital strategist at Application Developers Alliance in Washington, D.C. She was a digital news producer at Scripps Howard News Service. She […]

Axios hires Politico’s Sabin to cover cybersecurity

Axios has hired Politico reporter Sam Sabin to write its cybersecurity newsletter Axios Codebook, which will relaunch in August. She had been writing Politico’s Morning Cyber newsletter. She joined Politico in early 2021. She had been covering tech policy since January 2019, authoring the Morning Consult Tech morning and afternoon newsletters, along with taking on the tech policy beat and reporting […]

Houston Biz Journal’s Patel departing for Axios

The Houston Business Journal economic development reporter Shafaq Patel is leaving to help start a Houston newsletter for Axios. She previously worked for the Business Journal’s parent company, the American City Business Journals, as a diversity, equity and inclusion reporter. At Emerson College in Boston, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Journalism, she served […]

Rothschild swaps Axios for Semafor

Global startup Semafor has hired Neal Rothschild to lead audience. Recently, he served as director for audience and growth at Axios, as well  as a social media manager and associate director for growth. Rothschild wrote freelance sports stories for USA Today, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Detroit News and the New York Times. He graduated from […]

Axios hires Dickey for San Francisco newsletter

Axios has hired technology reporter Megan Rose Dickey for its new San Francisco newsletter. Fr the past nine month, Dickey has been chief content officer at Backstage Capital, which invests in what it calls “underestimated” founders. She had been covering artificial intelligence and diversity, equity and inclusion in the technology industry for Protocol before that. Dickey was […]

Gonzalez joining health care team at Axios

Oriana Gonzalez, a breaking news reporter at Axios, is becoming a health care reporter at the news organization. She has been at Axios since October 2020 covering a variety of topics. Gonzalez is a 2020 graduate of the University of California-Irvine, where she was editor in chief of the student newspaper. While in college, she […]

Kraushaar to join Axios as senior politics reporter

Axios has tapped Joshua Kraushaar as a senior politics reporter, writing a Sunday column in the Sneak Peek newsletter. Currently, he is Against the Grain columnist at the National Journal. He also serves as managing editor of political coverage. Against the Grain provides the latest developments from the campaign trail. Previously, he was executive editor of […]

Boston Biz Journal’s Solis leaving for Axios

Business Business Journal digital editor Steph Solis is leaving to cover Boston for Axios. She will start next week. “I’ve loved working with this group of journalists more than I can say,” she wrote on Twitter. “They are smart, tenacious and kind, and I’m better for knowing them. Bittersweet doesn’t begin to cover how I’ve felt the […]