Axios hire Fehrenbacher to cover climate tech

Axios has hired Katie Fehrenbacher to cover climate technology deals. She has been a freelancer since January 2022, but before was a senior writer for GreenBiz Group and a senior writer for Fortune magazine. Fehrenbacher also worked at GigaOm, Red Herring and Engadget, as well as The Yomiuri Shimbun. She is a graduate of the University of […]

Varn swaps Gannett for Axios

Kathryn Varn, a Florida enterprise reporter at Gannett | USA Today Network, will leave to join Axios Tampa Bay. Previously, Varn worked at The Tampa Bay Times for more than six years. There, she held the posts of city government reporter, public safety reporter and criminal justice reporter. She interned at The New York Times, […]

NY Times adds five to its data team

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times’ Matt Ericson: Today, I’m excited to share some new hires for these teams that will continue our investment in data-driven journalism. In September, Lindsey Cook joined us on a temporary basis from Newsroom Development and Support, and her project management prowess became indispensable as Election Analytics […]

Axios investigative reporter Chemtob departs

Danielle Chemtob, an investigative reporter at Axios in Charlotte, N.C., has left. Her tweet reads: “I’m immeasurably grateful for the opportunity I’ve had to dive deep on the issues facing our city, from urban renewal to affordable housing. I’m so excited for what’s next, so stay tuned.” Previously, Chemtob was a growth and development reporter […]

Axios hires Bailey as entertainment reporter

Axios has tapped Analis Bailey to serve as an entertainment reporter. She will begin on May 22. Recently, Bailey was a marketing coordinator at Tampa-based Commercial Acoustics, where she produced content for digital platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter. Before that, she worked at USA Today for more than three years, joining as a […]

Climate tech reporter Hernbroth departing Axios

Axios climate technology reporter Megan Hernbroth is departing the news organization on Friday. She has been at Axios since February 2022. She previously covered venture capital, Silicon Valley and startups for Business Insider. Hernbroth has worked as a communications manager at ThirdLove and also held the same post at National Parks Conservation Association. Before that, she […]

Bloomberg hires Shavin to be senior podcast producer

Bloomberg has hired Noami Shavin to be a senior podcast producer. She has been at Axios for more than four years and was involved in the development and launch of “Axios Today” and “How it Happened” and the relaunch of “Axios Re:Cap.” Shavin also worked at Vox.com as an assistant editor and at Smithsonian Magazine as an […]

Axios hires Heath to cover global technology

Axios has hired Ryan Heath to be its global technology correspondent. He most recently has been editorial director of Politico Live and was also editorial director of global growth at Politico. Heath has also been a senior EU correspondent and associate editor at Politico. He began writing for national newspapers in his native Australia in 1999. After […]

Scribner departs Axios for WaPo

Herb Scribner will join The Washington Post as a breaking news reporter in Features. Recently, he was a reporter at Axios. Scribner begins Monday. Prior to joining Axios in May 2022, Scribner was a trending and entertainment editor at the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, where he worked for more than five years. He […]

Axios hires Wells to cover New Orleans

Axios has hired Carlie Kollath Wells as a reporter to cover New Orleans. For the past nine years, Kollath been a breaking news reporter for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. She has covered criminal justice, weather, hurricane season, traffic and the general news of the day. She co-created and ran a popular business blog for a […]