Hearst seeks a politics reporter

We’re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative Politics Reporter to join Hearst Connecticut Media at a time when and growing digital subscriptions. The reporter’s work would appear on HCMG’s new statewide site CTInsider.com and across our network. They would contribute topical daily stories and in-depth enterprise pieces of high interest to readers. Duties and […]

Hearst CEO Swartz talks holding strong and — yes — bonuses

In a memo sent to staff by Hearst’s Steven R. Swartz, and shared with Talking Biz News, the CEO and president talks about how the company stood its ground in the face of industry and global headwinds: An excerpt from the memo reads as follows: Dear Colleagues: We began last year with the pandemic still […]

Popular Mechanics taps Price as associate commerce editor

Thomas Price has joined Hearst as an associate commerce editor for Popular Mechanics. Previously, he was a staff writer at The Daily Beast. Price was a business writer at Startup Savant and a consumer news and lifestyle writer at BestReviews. He was an opinion editor at Washington Square News. Price graduated from New York University. […]

Hearst UK appoints Vanneck-Smith CEO

The following excerpt was sent out: Hearst Magazines today announced that Katie Vanneck-Smith has been named Chief Executive Officer of Hearst UK. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz, Hearst Magazines President Debi Chirichella and Hearst Magazines International President Jonathan Wright, to whom Vanneck-Smith will report. Vanneck-Smith succeeds Simon Horne, […]

Hearst appoints Terry deputy features editor

Kaya-Victoria Terry has joined Hearst U.K. as deputy features editor of Best Magazine. Terry will cover news, real-life, lifestyle, books and true crime. Terry was a news reporter at MailOnline and a features writer at Bauer Media Group. She was a freelance showbiz journalist for multimedia newswire Bang Showbiz. Terry has a B.A. in journalism from […]

Hearst U.K. hires Green as lifestyle features writer

Hearst U.K. has hired Georgia Green as a lifestyle features writer. Green will work across Good Housekeeping, Red and Prima and cover women’s lifestyle news, trends and real life stories/case studies. Previously, she was a digital content editor for You Magazine at The Mail on Sunday, a role in which she covered fashion, beauty, lifestyle, […]

NY Times welcomes three to SEO team

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The New York Times deputy audience director Claudio Cabrera: We’re excited to announce that Jenna Fowler will be joining the newsroom SEO team as California SEO editor. Jenna, who joins us from The San Francisco Chronicle, will focus on better understanding and growing our California audience through […]

Hearst announces no layoffs, furloughs or pay cuts for journalists

Hearst Corp. promised its newsrooms that there will be no layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts during the course of the pandemic coverage, reports Poynter. In addition, CEO Steven Swartz has announced a 1 percent bonus to all employees. Where other newspapers are cutting back, Hearst is using the situation to its advantage by providing readers […]

Hearst Connecticut Media Group replaces VP with Canadian journalist

Matt DeRienzo, vice president of news and digital content at Hearst Connecticut Media Group has been replaced by a Canadian journalist, according to reports. DeRienzo held the position of VP since Oct. 2018. He was responsible for overseeing the group’s eight daily and 13 weekly newspapers. The properties include the New Haven Register, Connecticut Post […]

Hearst to operate digital Autoweek, print ends

Detroit-based Crain Communications, owner of Autoweek, announcedthat it had struck a multi-year agreement with Hearst Magazines to operate  Autoweek as a “digital and experiential brand.” Hence, the car culture and motor sports company’s print edition will be coming to an end. “As Crain continues to grow its B2B footprint, we felt Hearst was a perfect […]