ProPublica reporter Smith departs

Sarah Smith, a reporter covering housing, poverty, mental health, and religion for ProPublica has left. Smith’s tweet reads: “I’ve so enjoyed getting to work with the generous, brilliant reporters here, especially my colleagues on the South team. I am very excited for the next adventure, but first: A small break.” Previously, Smith was a metro […]

Talcott departs Daily Caller for Semafor

Semafor has hired Shelby Talcott as a reporter in Washington, D.C. Talcott will cover Donald Trump and national Republicans. Recently, she was a senior White House correspondent at The Daily Caller. She joined in 2019 as a fellow, and later served as a media reporter, field correspondent and senior media reporter. She freelanced for Blank […]

Semafor hires Weigel as D.C. reporter

Semafor has tapped David Weigel to serve as a reporter in Washington, D.C.. Recently, Weigel was a national political reporter at The Washington Post. Before that, Weigel worked at Bloomberg on the politics team. He was a senior politics reporter at Slate, where he also hosted a political interview podcast and the “Weigel” news blog. […]

Washington post taps Ebel to serve as Russia correspondent

The following excerpt was sent by The Washington Post’s foreign editor Douglas Jehl, deputy foreign editor Jennifer Amur, interim deputy editor Susan Levine and Russia and Eastern Europe editor David M. Herszenhorn: We’re very happy to announce that Francesca Ebel will join The Post as a Russia correspondent, joining a team dedicated to covering Russia […]

Ajasa joins Washington Post as climate and weather reporter

Amudalat Ajasa has joined The Washington Post as a climate and weather reporter to cover “extreme weather news and write stories about how extreme weather and climate change are affecting communities in the United States and abroad.” Ajasa was an Ida B. Wells Society reporting intern at The New York Times, where she gathered data […]

Yahoo Finance hires LoGiurato as senior front page editor

Yahoo Finance has hired Brett LoGiurato as senior front page editor. He has been senior editor at Future of Work and a senior editor at the Wharton School Press at the University of Pennsylvania, where he acquired and edited books. LoGiurato previously was an executive editor at Insider, where he managed the site’s homepage. and was […]

Vogt, tech and cybersecurity editor at Politico, becomes national security editor

Politico managing editor Mike Zapler and executive editor Dafna Linzer: John Yearwood’s recent promotion created an important vacancy on our national security team. Fortunately, we have a wonderful successor: Heidi Vogt, a longtime foreign correspondent who’s done stellar work leading the tech and cybersecurity team, will succeed John, but with an expanded portfolio. Assuming the […]

Neilan departs Business Insider for Tortoise

Catherine Neilan, senior U.K. political editor at Business Insider, has left and joined Tortoise as an editor, focused on politics. Previously, Neilan was a politics live editor at The Telegraph. Before that, she was with City A.M., where she worked as a social media editor, breaking news and communities editor, and then as a political […]

Reuters appoints Gumbi its Southern African economics correspondent

Kopano Gumbi has joined Reuters as Southern African economics correspondent. Recently, Gumbi was a business reporter for Newzroom Afrika, a South African TV news station. Her work has appeared in Forbes Africa, CNBC Africa and Reuters Breakingviews. Gumbi has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cape Town and a M.S. from Columbia University Graduate […]

WSJ named Delmore host of its “As We Work” podcast

The Wall Street Journal has hired Erin Delmore to host its “As We Work” podcast. Delmore is an Emmy award-winning multimedia journalist with experience across national and local television, digital, print and radio. Her work has appeared online and with the BBC, NBC News and MSNBC,  CNN, Fox News and Fox Business, CBSN, Cheddar, Sky News and […]