Yang joins FiveThirtyEight as editor/reporter

  Tia Yang has joined FiveThirtyEight as editor/reporter. She wrote on X/Twitter: “I’ll be around helping with coverage through early May. Still based in Philly but may pop over to DC and NY. Send your tips here: tia.yang@abc.com” Previously, Yang worked at CQ and Roll Call for more than four years. There, she joined as […]

Mejía joins Bloomberg as graphics reporter

Elena Mejía has joined Bloomberg Graphics as a graphics reporter. She wrote on X/Twitter: “I couldn’t be more excited to get back to work and learn from some of the best in our field.” Recently, Mejía was at FiveThirtyEight, where she held the posts of associate visual journalist and then visual journalist. She interned at […]

Vanity Fair hires Ganesan as senior editor for The Hive

Meena Ganesan has joined Vanity Fair’s media, business and technology section The Hive as a senior editor. Previously, Ganesan was a senior editor at FiveThirtyEight, where she edited national, political, science and culture stories, including the FiveThirtyEight Election Forecast. She also worked as a contractual political producer at C-SPAN for the 2016 campaign, and as […]

FiveThirtyEight seeks a senior visual journalist

FiveThirtyEight is seeking a collaborative and creative Senior Visual Journalist to join our data and interactives team. Senior Visual Journalists are design leaders in the FiveThirtyEight newsroom. Though they serve primarily as individual contributors, they also amplify the work of the team by mentoring more junior visual journalists, thoughtfully giving and receiving feedback and leading […]

Politico hires Soni as data and graphics reporter

Paroma Soni has joined Politico as a data and graphics reporter. Recently, she was an associate visual journalist at FiveThirtyEight. Soni freelanced and was a fellow at the Columbia Journalism Review. She reported for the NY City Lens, a publication housed at Columbia Journalism School, and worked as a video producer at BuzzFeed. She interned […]

Washington Post hires Frostenson as national deputy visual enterprise editor

The Washington Post has tapped Sarah E. Frostenson to serve as a national deputy visual enterprise editor. Frostenson begins on Sept. 26. An excerpt from the announcement reads: In her new position, Sarah will oversee quick-turn coverage and projects that seek to convey information in visually compelling and innovative ways, collaborating with visual journalists across […]

NY Times hires Ziegler as deputy editor, strategy and operations

Sara Ziegler will join The New York Times Sports desk as deputy editor for strategy and operations. Currently, she serves as a sports editor at FiveThirtyEight, where she was formerly an assistant sports editor and general editor. She was also an editor at Law360. Before that, she was a 16-year veteran of The Omaha World-Herald.  She […]

Stacker names Cohen editor-in-chief

Stacker, a news agency providing data-driven feature content, has hired Micah Cohen as editor-in-chief, overseeing the newsroom, leading content strategy and managing data reporting and editorial. Cohen recently served as managing editor of FiveThirtyEight, where he also worked as a deputy editor for politics and senior editor. Before that, Cohen served at The New York […]

The 19th adds new staff members

The 19th has hired Myrka Moreno and Lance Dixon as audience engagement producers. Megan Kearney will be joining the editorial team as a digital producer and Jasmine Mithani comes as a data visuals reporter. Moreno joins from Grist, where she was recently a social media coordinator. Before that, she served as a social media engagement […]