WSJ hires Vardon as a reporter in Barcelona

The Wall Street Journal has appointed Elena Vardon as a reporter in Barcelona. Recently, Vardon was a news reporter at Reuters in Poland, where she covered France and Benelux markets, focused on company news, economic indicators and translations. She interned at City A.M. Reaction, Europe 1, Le Figaro, The London Magazine and Penguin Random House […]

WSJ hires Pitcher as a markets reporter

Jack Pitcher has joined The Wall Street Journal as a markets reporter, focused on U.S. stocks. Recently, Pitcher was a corporate finance reporter at Bloomberg, where he covered U.S. corporate credit, including investment-grade, high-yield, and distressed debt. Previously, he interned at Bloomberg and the Dow Jones News Fund. Pitcher has a B.S. from the University […]

Forbes Advisor appoints Smith deputy editor for growth projects

Forbes Advisor has promoted Kelly Ann Smith to deputy editor for growth projects, a rolewhere she will help build audiences across a variety of platforms. Recently, Smith was a senior staff writer, consumer finance. She worked freelance and was a personal finance reporter at She also worked at the personal finance website The Penny […]

Crain’s New York reporter Kaufman set to depart

Maya Kaufman, a health care reporter at Crain’s New York Business, will leave after nearly two years with the outlet. Kaufman’s last day is Nov. 30. She tweets: “I can’t yet share where I’m headed, but I’ll be taking on a new journalism job in the New Year after some much-needed time off … so […]

FT makes leadership changes

The Financial Times announced a series of leadership changes in the newsroom and at FT Weekend. After nearly seven years as FT Weekend editor, Alec Russell will move to the new role of foreign editor. Under his leadership, Russell launched FT Weekend festivals in London and Washington, and Globetrotter, the FT’s insider guides to cities. The […]

Washington Post hires Quartz’s Campoy

Washington Post climate & environment editor Zachary A. Goldfarb and deputy climate and environment editor Juliet Eilperin sent out the following: We are pleased to announce that Ana Campoy is joining the Climate & Environment department as an assignment editor. She will oversee our Climate Solutions vertical and other climate reporters who focus on innovative […]

Ad Age hires Bain to be a senior reporter

Ad Age has hired Phoebe Bain to be a senior reporter. She will start Dec. 5. Bain founded Marketing Brew, a Morning Brew vertical covering the most important news in the marketing industry, in 2020. In 2021, the vertical expanded into original reporting and beyond the newsletter, adding many more reporters and one editor to the fold. […]

McKenzie-Sutter joins BNN Bloomberg in Toronto

Holly McKenzie-Sutter has joined BNN Bloomberg in Toronto as a reporter. She previously was a reporter and editor for The Canadian Press in Toronto, covering politics, courts and spot news. McKenzie-Sutter interviewed at The Globe and Mail. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto-Victoria University and a master’s degree from the University of […]

The Atlantic hires Warzel to cover tech

The Atlantic has hired Charlie Warzel to write about technology. He will start on Monday. Warzel has been a contributing writer for The Atlantic, and he was with the New York Times Opinion section writing about technology and its “Galaxy Brain” newsletter. He is a co-author of “Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of […]

Matthews joins LA Times as ME of Originals, VP of Times Studios

Sharon Matthews has joined the Los Angeles Times as managing editor of Originals and vice president of Los Angeles Times Studios. Matthews brings more than 25 years of experience to the newsroom. An excerpt from the announcement reads: Matthews’ childhood fascination with storytelling became a decades-long career in journalism, sparked when she assisted in the […]