Reuters appoints Ross East Africa deputy bureau chief

Reuters has tapped Aaron Ross to serve as East Africa deputy bureau chief. Recently, Ross was a correspondent, West and Central Africa. His tweet reads: “Thanks to dear friends and colleagues in Kinshasa, Dakar and beyond for a wonderful 8 years in West & Central Africa.” Ross was a journalist at The Economist and GloalPost. […]

Wisconsin newspaper names business reporter

The Fond du Lac (Wisconsin) Reporter has named Daphne Lemke to be its business reporter. Lemke writes, “After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with an English degree in 2019, I started as a news assistant for The Northwestern and The Reporter. Afterward, as a reporter, I wrote for the Door County Advocate before spending the […]

McGarry joins Wirecutter as a senior editor

Wirecutter has tapped Caitlin McGarry to serve as a senior editor. Recently, McGarry was a news editor at Protocol. She was a consumer technology editor and senior consumer technology editor at Gizmodo. She was a senior writer for Tom’s Guide at Future. She reported for PCWorld, edited for TechHive and wrote for Macworld at IDG […]

Reuters Breakingviews hires Guerrera, Dixon and promotes five

Peter Thal Larsen, global editor of Reuters Breakingviews, sent out the following to the staff: Comrades, I’m delighted to share with you some exciting changes to the Breakingviews team: Francesco Guerrera is joining us as Global Economics Editor. Francesco is an experienced journalist with a stellar record of breaking news, writing incisive commentary, and building […]

Shar named president of Investor’s Business Daily and MarketWatch.com

Dow Jones  & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the following announcement: Colleagues, We are pleased to share that Dan Shar is expanding his responsibilities and now serves as president of both IBD and MarketWatch. Jerry Ferrara, who has been serving as IBD’s president for nearly seven years, is moving into an advisory role where we’ll leverage […]

The Block hires Investopedia’s Siew to be executive editor

Walden Siew, the editorial director at Investopedia, has been hired by crypto news site The Block as executive editor. He will be leading editorial strategy and managing news content and will be based in New York. Before Investopedia, Siew previously was editor in chief of Arizent’s Employee Benefits Group, overseeing the Employee Benefit News and Employee […]

Pensions & Investments hires Arvedlund as enterprise editor

Erin Arvedlund will join Pensions & Investments in the newly created role of enterprise editor. Arvedlund, a veteran finance journalist with extensive experience in investigative journalism, will start on Oct. 3 in New York. She was most recently a business columnist at The Philadelphia Inquirer, launching her “Your Money” column in 2011. Arvedlund’s track record […]

O’Dea to join the Center of Public Integrity as a data reporter

Janelle O’Dea, a data reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will leave to join the Center of Public Integrity in the same role. O’Dea’s last day is Sept. 30. Previously, she was a business reported at the Bradenton Herald in Florida and a government and energy reporter at Craig Daily Press. She interned at Naples […]

Dallas Morning News names Tanglao senior digital director

The following excerpt was sent out: Leezel Tanglao has joined The Dallas Morning News as its senior digital director where she will oversee efforts to reach and better connect the organization’s journalism with more readers throughout North Texas. Tanglao has years of experience leading innovation and increasing membership and audience reach in both national and local media […]

Rothschild appointed Semafor’s senior director of audience development

Neal Rothschild has joined Semafor as senior director of audience development. Recently, Rothschild was director of audience and growth at Axios. Previously, he held the posts of associate director of growth and social media manager. He worked freelance for USA Today, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Detroit News and the New York Times. He also interned […]