Elsen-Rooney to join Chalkbeat as a NYC schools reporter

Chalkbeat has hired Michael Elsen-Rooney as a NYC schools reporter. Elsen-Rooney was an education reporter at the New York Daily News. Previously, he covered education for Columbia Journalism School’s Teacher Project and The Hechinger Report. He is a former high school Spanish teacher and afterschool program administrator. Elsen-Rooney has a B.A. from Northwestern University and […]

NY Daily News calls out VC firm Alden Capital over work conditions

An excerpt from The New York Post reads: The New York Daily News union slammed the vulture hedge fund that owns the 102-year-old newspaper for unsustainable work conditions that have left the remaining staff “hanging by a thread.” The union, which represents most of the skeleton staff left at the paper, called out Alden Global […]

NY Daily News metro editor Brown departs

Stephen Brown, metro editor at the New York Daily News, has left. Brown’s tweet reads, “It was an honor to work as Metro editor after such a fun run covering courts. I’m happy I get to stay in local news (more later) and will be a loyal NYDN reader. Long live The News!” Previously, Brown […]

Goldberg joins LA Times as a reporter

The Los Angeles Times has hired Noah Goldberg as a reporter on the Fast Break Desk to cover breaking and local news. Recently, Goldberg was Brooklyn courts reporter at the New York Daily News. Goldberg was previously a criminal justice reporter at the Brooklyn Eagle. He freelanced and interned at the Los Angeles Magazine, Slant […]

Goldberg joins LA Times as a reporter

The Los Angeles Times has hired Noah Goldberg as a reporter on the Fast Break Desk to cover breaking and local news. Recently, Goldberg was Brooklyn courts reporter at the New York Daily News. Goldberg was previously a criminal justice reporter at the Brooklyn Eagle. He freelanced and interned at the Los Angeles Magazine, Slant […]

Julien named interim editor of New York Daily News

The New York Daily News has appointed veteran editor and journalist Andrew Julien as its interim editor. Julien, who also serves as editor-in-chief and publisher of the Hartford Courant, is taking over from Robert York, who has left the company. Both newspapers are owned by New York hedge fund Alden Global Capital. Julien will continue […]

NY Daily News metro editor Ray departs

New York Daily News metro editor Esha Ray has left. She joined the newspaper in 2017 as a reporter, covering crime, courts and breaking news. Before that, she was a contributor at amNewYork. She has also reported for WCBS-TV and News 12. She was also an associate producer at WNET New York Public Media. Ray […]

George departs NY Daily News for Bloomberg Opinion

Robert A. George has left his post at New York Daily News after more than 4 years to join Bloomberg Opinion’s editorial board. He has also worked as an associate editorial page fellow at New York Post and was a coalitions director at Republican National Committee. He was also a senior writer at U.S. House […]

Law360 hires Sanders as senior reporter covering legal industry

Anna Sanders has joined Law360 as a senior reporter covering the legal industry. Previously, she was a City Hall reporter covering New York City politics, the City Council and municipal politics for the New York Daily News. She was also a Sunday reporter at New York Post covering city and state politics and various bureaucracies. […]