BuzzFeed News hires Betts as breaking news reporter

BuzzFeed News has hired Anna Betts as a breaking news reporter, based in New York City. Recently, Betts interned at Spectrum, where she wrote breaking news and national stories. Her freelance work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Verge and The Village Voice. Her photography has been published by BuzzFeed News, i-D Magazine Vice […]

BuzzFeed News appoints King managing editor

Jamilah King is now managing editor at BuzzFeed News. Previously, King served as deputy inequality reporter, a role in which she managed and edited a global team of reporters who cover racial, gender, and economic inequality. King worked as race and justice reporter and hosted a weekly national politics podcast at Mother Jones. She was […]

NY Times makes two new hires on the Style desk

The New York Times has tapped Madison Malone Kircher and Joe Bernstein as reporters on Style. Recently, Kircher was host and producer of “In Case You Missed It,” Slate’s podcast about internet culture. She was also a senior writer at the magazine. She wrote for the New York Magazine and reported for Business Insider. Kircher […]

Surana swaps BuzzFeed News for ProPublica

Kavitha Surana will join ProPublica as a reporter on National, effective Aug. 1. Previously, Surana was a staff reporter at BuzzFeed News and an enterprise reporter at the Tampa Bay Times. She served as a senior reporting fellow at ProPublica from January 2018 to April 2019. She was an editorial fellow at Foreign Policy Magazine […]

Miller joins NY Times Opinion as writer/editor

The New York Times Opinion has tapped Katherine Miller as a writer/editor to cover elections and democracy. Previously, Miller spent more than eight years at BuzzFeed, where she was a political editor. Before that, she was an assistant managing editor at the Washington Free Beacon. Miller has a B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University. You […]

Mimms joins NBC News Digital as politics editor

NBC News Digital has tapped Sarah Mimms as a politics editor, based in Washington, D.C. Recently, Mimms was a politics reporter at BuzzFeed News, which she joined in 2016 as D.C. editor. Previously, she was U.S. politics editor at Vice News. She was a staff correspondent at the National Journal, where she covered the Senate, and […]

Tillman swaps BuzzFeed for Bloomberg

Zoe Tillman will join Bloomberg’s legal team to cover courts, the intersection of law and politics and to explore the reach of judicial power. Recently, she was a senior reporter at Buzzfeed News, where she covered the same beat. She reported for the National Law Journal/Legal Times and The Gazette, where she covered Upper Marlboro […]

Wall takes on new role at BuzzFeed News

Brandon Wall, news curation director at BuzzFeed News, will move into the newly created position of director of newsroom strategy and experiments. As he Tweets: “I’ll be at the intersection of editorial and analytics, translating data and my knowhow of the BFN identity to help inform decisions across the newsroom.” Wall has been with BuzzFeed […]

Investigative reporter Leopold swaps BuzzFeed for Bloomberg

Jason Leopold has joined Bloomberg’s investigations team. Recently, he was a senior investigative reporter at BuzzFeed News. He worked as an investigative reporter and then as a senior investigative reporter at Vice. He has also worked as an investigative journalist, having contributed to Al Jazeera America, Al Jazeera English and The Guardian. He formerly reported […]

Rajagopalan joins the NY Times investigations team in London

The New York Times has hired Megha Rajagopalan as an investigative correspondent. Recently, she was a senior correspondent at BuzzFeed News, where she shared a Pulitzer Prize in international reporting. There, she served as China bureau chief and Asia correspondent. Before that, she was a political correspondent at Reuters. Formerly, she was a Fulbright fellow […]