Tallahassee Democrat welcomes back Rosica as news director

Jim Rosica has rejoined the Tallahassee Democrat as a news director. Commenting on his new role, he said: “I’m gratified to be back where everybody knows my name. There still are plenty of familiar faces in the newsroom but also a lot of new talent. I’m looking forward to working with old colleagues and helping […]

City & State reporter Destra departs

Shantel Destra, a state politics reporter at City & State New York has left. She wrote on Twitter: “I am SO grateful to have worked with such a dedicated and remarkable team. THANK YOU for your endless support. I will miss you all dearly. I’m excited for what’s to come. (More to come soon).” Destra […]

City & State hires Sterne as an editor

Peter Sterne has joined City & State as an editor. Previously, he was a managing editor at New York Focus. Sterne was a senior reporter at the Freedom of The Press Association, where he oversaw the launch of the US Press Freedom Tracker in August 2017 and served as the project’s first managing editor. He […]

Destra joins City & State New York as state politics reporter

Political journalism outlet City & State New York has tapped Shantel Destra to serve as state politics reporter. Destra interned at The City. She was a fellow at Politico and a media strategy planner at iHeartMedia. Destra has a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a master’s degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. […]

City & State hires Donaldson to cover city politics and education

Sahalie Donaldson has joined City & State New York as a city politics and education reporter. Recently, she interned at The Chronicle of Higher Education. Previously, Donaldson was an intern at City & State and covered stories in the South Bronx about education and politics for The Mott Haven Herald. She also interned at the […]

City & State names Lewis senior state politics reporter

City & State has promoted Rebecca C. Lewis to senior state politics reporter. Recently, she held the post of deputy state politics reporter. Lewis has been with City & State, based in New York City, for more than four years. She previously served as an editorial assistant and staff reporter and has also worked as […]

City & State taps Coltin as City Hall bureau chief

City & State has promoted Jeff Coltin to City Hall bureau chief. There, he covers New York City politics and policy. Coltin joined as an intern, rising in ranks to become editorial assistant, then staff reporter and recently serving as a senior reporter. He has also worked freelance for NY1 News and WFUV-FM 90.7, a […]

Dorn joins City & State as breaking news reporter

Sara Dorn has joined City & State in New York as a breaking news reporter, covering politics and pitching enterprise. She has also worked freelance, with her bylines appearing in Insider and The Daily Beast. She served as an enterprise reporter at the New York Post and has also reported for Cleveland.com. She was also […]