NPR appoints Babits supervising climate editor

The following excerpt was sent out to staff from NPR’s chief climate editor Andrea Kissack: I have exciting news to share with you as we build NPR’s new climate team. We’re delighted to welcome Sadie Babits as NPR’s new Supervising Climate Editor. Sadie will work with NPR reporters on the desk and lead work with member […]

Cheddar hires Bennatan from Fox News to be a reporter

Cheddar has hired Lisa Bennatan from Fox News, where she was an associate producer/writer, to be an on-air reporter. Previously, Bennatan was a video journalist at The Daily Caller, which she joined in 2020 as a fellow. She was also an on-air host at Bleav Podcast Network. Earlier, she interned at CNN, NBCUniversal Media, Fidelity Investments and CBS Radio. […]

Bajak departs USA Today for Urban Institute

Aleszu Bajak, senior data reporter on USA Today’s investigative unit, has left and joined the nonprofit Urban Institute as director of data visualization. Bajak founded and edited, a publication from Northeastern University’s School of Journalism exploring the future of digital storytelling and data journalism. He also founded, a platform for science news and opinion […]

Rappaport appointed U.K. correspondent at Bloomberg Pursuits

Bloomberg Pursuits has tapped Sarah Rappaport to serve as a U.K. correspondent. Rappaport will cover arts, culture, lifestyle, food, travel and style, based in London. Bloomberg Pursuits provides news on cars, food, drinks, travel, watches, gadgets, fashion, and real estate. Previously, she was an associate producer, lead show producer, producer and reporter for Bloomberg TV. […]

Reuters hires Coulter to cover European tech

Martin Coulter has been hired by Reuters as a tech reporter. He will be based in London. Coulter joins from Insider, where he primarily covered Google for the past three years, breaking stories on the company’s fast-growing cloud business, and revealing allegations of bullying inside the firm’s AI division Deepmind. Prior to his time at […]

Mendelson departs Forbes for The Wrap

Forbes staff writer Scott Mendelson is leaving Forbes and joining The Wrap as senior film reporter. He will start on Monday. Mendelson has been at Forbes since April 2013 as a contributing writer and as a staff writer since January 2021. He previously was a film critic for The Huffington Post. He has also worked for Salon, […] hires Burgess to cover tech has hired Rob Burgess as a technology reporter. Burgess has won 28 awards for his journalism and has worked in television, podcasts, radio, print and online. Most recently, he was editor of the Wabash Plain Dealer. He has also been news editor of NUVO, managing editor of the Indiana Lawyer, and city editor, opinion page […]

Abraham joins NY Times as a graphics editor

The following was sent out from The New York Times’ Graphics editors Archie Tse and Wilson Andrews: We’re excited to announce that Leanne Abraham is joining the Graphics department as a graphics editor. Leanne joins us from Planet, where she was a data visualization engineer working to make satellite imagery available to newsrooms around the world. […]

Dunn to join the NY Times as a columnist for Well

Jancee Dunn will join The New York Times as a columnist for Well, where she will work on the subscriber-only newsletter and write longer features and spearhead special projects for the desk. She begins Oct. 31. Previously, Dunn covered health for The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Health, Vogue and Outside. She reported and edited […]

NY Times promotes six, hires one in Opinion

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times Opinion editor Kathleen Kingsbury and deputy Opinion editor Patrick Healy: Frank Augugliaro has been promoted to design director. Since joining the desk in 2019, he has played an instrumental role in shaping the visual identity for Opinion, collaborating on our recent digital and print redesigns. […]