Patterson joins Digiday as audio and multimedia producer

Sara Patterson has joined Digiday as an audio and multimedia producer. Previously, she has worked as an associate audio producer and then as an audio producer at HuffPost. She was also an associate podcast producer at Bloomberg. Patterson also served as a podcast and video intern at FiveThirtyEight. She has also interned at Philadelphia City […]

Weissman adds director of editorial products role at Digiday

Cale G. Weissman has taken on an expanded role as director of editorial products at Digiday. He will continue in his role as editor-in-chief of Modern Retail. Before that, he was a senior reporter at Modern Retail. Weissman has also worked as a freelancer covering technology, entrepreneurship, culture, science, and media for The Sweethome,, […]

Digiday hires Burgi as senior editor

Digiday has hired Michael Burgi as a senior editor for media buying and planning. He will cover how media agencies are transforming. Burgi was previously senior vice president for DeGennaro Communications, overseeing content creation for clients such as Refinery 29. He previously was features editor and director of editorial partnerships for Adweek. He was also former editor […]

Zelaya departs Adweek for Digiday

Ian Zelaya, consumer engagement reporter at Adweek, is leaving for Digiday. At Digiday, he will be senior editor of custom and start next week. “I’ll miss covering experiential marketing and how brands have pivoted to reach customers in a pandemic (for better or worse),” he wrote on Twitter. “More importantly I’ll miss my Adweek colleagues, […]

Modern Retail seeks a reporter

Modern Retail, Digiday Media’s retail-focused digital publication, is looking for a reporter to chronicle the reinvention of the retail industry. The reporter will cover up and coming consumer-facing startups along with major retailers including Target, Walmart and other big-box stores. They will help shape Modern Retail’s coverage by identifying emerging industry trends and breaking news. […]

Digiday hires Guaglione as a media reporter

Digiday has hired Sara Guaglione as a media reporter. She started on Monday. Guaglione was previously a reporter at MediaPost, covering the digital publishing, media and advertising industries for Publishers Daily. She also worked at KpopStarz and ISchoolGuide as a reporter and editor. Guaglione is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Digiday hires McCoy as marketing reporter

Digiday has hired Kimeko McCoy as its marketing reporter. McCoy has been with Turner Broadcasting as a digital marketing specialist for the past 14 months. She previously worked for Adweek as a social media editor. She also spent two years at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as an audience development specialist and she worked at the Cherokee Ledger-News as […]

Wheless joins Digiday as commerce reporter

Erika Wheless has joined Digiday as the publication’s commerce reporter. Previously, Wheless served as a journalist at CUNY’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism; a product specialist at AppNexus; an operations specialist at 605; and an operations coordinator at Morgan Stanley. Additionally Wheless worked as a reporting intern for Financial Planning and WNYC Radio. She […]

Digiday hires Jerde as managing editor

Digiday has hired Sara Jerde as its managing editor. She had been a publishing editor at Adweek for the past year. She had been in that role for the past year. She had also been reporting on the business of news organizations, while taking on some editing duties, including the publication’s 2020 coverage.    Jerde has been […]

Cooper named editor in chief of Digiday

Jim Cooper has been named editor in chief of Digiday, which covers the media industry. He replaces Brian Morrissey, who left last month. A story on Digiday’s website states, “‘Jim has been working with us since June of this year as our managing editor for Digiday. In his new role, he’ll lead and honor our tradition of […]