CalMatters adds reporters and editors to newsroom

CalMatters has hired two editors and three reporters courtesy of funders, donors and individual members. This announcement has posted on the site: Denise Zapata is our new deputy news editor.  Previously she was a senior editor at EdSource for eight years. As associate editor for The Center for Investigative Reporting, Denise was part of one team […]

Baptiste swaps Mother Jones for HuffPost

Nathalie Baptiste, reporter/columnist at Mother Jones will be leaving to join HuffPost as an opinion writer. Baptiste has been with Mother Jones for 5 years, previously serving as an editorial fellow, writing fellow and reporter. She was also an editorial intern and then served as a writing fellow at The American Prospect and was a […]

Rolling Stone hires Voght as politics reporter

Kara Voght is joining Rolling Stone as a politics reporter. Recently, she was at Mother Jones, where she was a national politics reporter, and before that served as an editorial fellow. Her new role begins in January. Prior to that, she was a reporter and data journalist at Politico. Her bylines have also appeared in […]

Vicens swaps Mother Jones for CyberScoop

AJ Vicens has joined CyberScoop as a reporter covering cybercrime, nation-state threats and election security. He was most recently a staff reporter at Mother Jones, reports Politico. Vicens had been with Mother Jones for over 8 years. Vicens is also an online contributor at 5280 Magazine in Denver, Colorado. He has also worked at WKRP, […]

Washington Post taps Wiener as assignment editor

The Washington Post has hired Aaron Wiener as an assignment editor in Metro. In his new role, Wiener will be working across all of Metro’s teams, diving into breaking news and enterprise stories. He will also have a particular emphasis on helping to edit the popular Retropolis history vertical. Wiener joins from Mother Jones, where […]

King joins BuzzFeed News as inequality editor

BuzzFeed News has hired Jamilah King as an inequality editor. She joins from Mother Jones, where she was recently host of the Mother Jones podcast, and before that served as race and justice reporter. She was also a senior staff writer at Mic. King has also held editorial roles at and Wiretap Magazine. She […]

American Independent appoints Cohen as political reporter

Matt Cohen has joined American Independent as a political reporter. Recently, he was a senior investigative reporting fellow at Mother Jones. He was also an arts editor at Washington City Paper. He was also an associate editor and then served as editor-in-chief at Cohen graduated from Salisbury University.

Leber joins as senior reporter covering climate has hired Rebecca Leber as a senior reporter covering climate change. Leber joins from Mother Jones where she spent more than 4 years working as a reporter on the climate and environment beat. Before that, she was a news editor at Grist managing its political and news coverage. She was also a staff writer […]