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, […]

Holmes joins The Week as senior editor, international news

The Week has hired Catesby Holmes as senior editor of international news. Recently, Holmes was a research fellow at Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, where she served as deputy editor of the Media Manipulation Casebook, which publishes deep-dive investigations into viral misinformation and disinformation campaigns. She was an […]

Endpoints hires Armstrong as executive editor

Biopharmaceutical news organization Endpoints News announced Tuesday that Drew Armstrong has been hired as executive editor. He starts Nov. 9. In this newly created role, Armstrong will lead the editorial team and help direct the company into premium news and subscription data products, new events and tools for connecting the biopharma world. He will also […]

UNC hires LaRoche to teach business journalism

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has hired Michelle LaRoche to teach business journalism. LaRoche, currently the Baldwin Chair in Business and Financial Journalism at the University of South Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications, earned a master’s degree at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. Her teaching focus is on covering business, finance and economics […]

Myong becomes reporter/producer at Arts Access

Elizabeth Myong is now a reporter/producer at Arts Access, a new collaboration between The Dallas Morning News and KERA, a PBS/NPR affiliate. Myong’s tweet reads: “We want to create a space for voices & dialogue that aren’t traditionally heard in arts & culture news. This means I’ll be telling digital, radio and social stories that […]

Sunday Mirror taps Lazell to serve as features reporter

Louise Lazell has joined The Sunday Mirror/Sunday People as a features reporter. Recently, Lazell was a features reporter at PA Media. She was a senior journalist at Reach title Essex Live, where she pitched and wrote news for online and print among other tasks. As a freelance reporter for BBC Wales, she pitched and wrote […]

CNN International hires Tanno as global news writer

Sophie Tanno has joined CNN International as a global news writer. Recently, Tanno was an assistant news editor at the Daily Mirror. Tanno worked as a journalist at The Telegraph, with shifts on the paper’s foreign desk as assistant foreign editor and news reporter, with stories published in the home and foreign sections. She was […]

Tannous joins St. Louis Post-Dispatch as staff photojournalist

Christine Tannous, currently at The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn., will leave to join the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as a staff photojournalist. Previously, Tannous interned at The Indianapolis Star, Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Tannous has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Webster University in Webster Groves, Mo. You can congratulate Tannous via […]

Star-Tribune taps Orrick to cover Minneapolis City Hall

Dave Orrick will join the Minneapolis Star-Tribune to cover City Hall. Currently, Orrick is a state government and politics reporter at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. In 16 years at the Pioneer Press, Orrick has held the posts of outdoors editor, web producer and St. Paul City Hall reporter. Before that, he reported for the […]

Sacks joins WaPo as extreme weather, natural disasters reporter

The Washington Post has hired Brianna Sacks as an extreme weather and natural disasters reporter. As per the Post: “In this role, Brianna will explore how climate change is transforming the United States through violent storms, intense heat, widespread wildfires and other forms of extreme weather. She will deploy to disaster zones and do enterprise […]