Morning Brew lays off 40 employees

Business news newsletter company Morning Brew has laid off 40 employees, reports Sara Fischer of Axios. Fischer writes, “It’s the second round of layoffs for the digital news outlet that targets millennials since last November, when it shed 14% of staff. “Details: ‘As you know, since November, we’ve been undergoing a cost-cutting initiative to ensure our business […]

Reporter Vogel departs Morning Brew

Susanna Vogel, a reporter at Morning Brew for its HR Brew, has left the company. She had been at the company since August 2021, writing about workplace issues, labor law, equity and technology. She previously was an associate consultant at DCI Consulting Group and a statistical assistant at Mathematica Policy Research. Vogel holds a bachelor’s […]

Morning Brew emerging tech editor McCarthy is departing

Daniel McCarthy, the emerging tech editor for Morning Brew, is leaving the company after nearly three years. McCarthy is joining Canary Media as an editor. He has been editor the Emerging Tech Brew newsletter, which has more than 400,000 readers. McCarthy was previously a senior editor at Business Insider Intelligence, and he also worked at Gartner […]

Nusca, ex-Morning Brew and Fortune, hired by Activision Blizzard

Former Morning Brew executive editor Andrew Nusca, who was laid off in November, has been hired by Activision Blizzard as editor in chief. He has been with Morning Brew since February 2021. He previously had been digital editor at Fortune, overseeing digital products, including its website and newsletters. He also edits stories in the print magazine and served as […]

Reporter Donnelly to depart Morning Brew

Grace Donnelly, a reporter at Morning Brew covering electric vehicles, batteries and all things climate tech, is leaving for a new opportunity. She has been at Morning Brew since 2021. Donnelly came from the Atlanta Business Chronicle, where she was a staff writer. She has also worked freelance. Donnelly has also interned at Fortune, before joining […]

Morning Brew hires White as a reporter for Healthcare Brew

Kristine White has joined Morning Brew as a reporter for Healthcare Brew. Recently, White was a news assistant at The New York Times, where she was part of the team that won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and the 2020 Philip Meyer Journalism award for coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. She also wrote […]

Milk Road appoints Bentley managing editor

Daniel Bentley has joined crypto and web3 news source The Milk Road as a managing editor. Recently, he was at Morning Brew, where he held the same post. Before joining Morning Brew, Bentley worked at Fortune magazine for more than six years. There, he worked as a digital editor and senior editor. Bentley has a […]

Morning Brew appoints Velez executive producer for “Money with Katie”

Morning Brew has promoted Henah Velez, senior editor and producer, to executive producer for “Money with Katie,” a media brand focused on personal finance, tax savings and strategy. Previously, she was an editor and staff writer at the premier digital resource for sustainable lifestyle content The Good Trade. Velez has a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers […]

Morning Brew hires Young to cover health care

Morning Brew has hired Politico reporter Shannon Young to cover health care. Young covers health care for Politico New York in Albany. Her last day will be Dec. 16. She has covered state government in Massachusetts and Connecticut for the Associated Press and in Ohio for Gongwer News Service. Previously she reported on state and federal politics […]

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. […]