NY Times hires DePillis as an economics reporter

New York Times business editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement on Monday: We’re excited to announce that Lydia DePillis will be joining the Business desk as an economics reporter. Lydia brings a blend of economics acumen, writing flair and energy that make her a valued addition to the team. Since August 2019, she has […]

NY Times hires WSJ’s Bender

New York Times political editor David Halbfinger sent out the following on Tuesday: Folks, I’m thrilled to announce that Michael C. Bender, a terrific journalist who chronicled the Trump administration and the 2016 and 2020 campaigns for The Wall Street Journal, will be bringing his talents to The Times as a political correspondent covering the former president and […]

Insider’s Appenfeller joins the NY Times Washington bureau

The New York Times has hired Dan Appenfeller as a senior staff editor and a deputy weekend editor in its Washington bureau. Appenfeller joins from Insider, where he was a copy editor, editing stories on domestic politics, finance, the economy, national security and popular culture. Before that, he has worked as an assistant editor and […]

Bloomberg’s Shankar joins NY Times as senior staff editor

The New York Times has hired Vivek Shankar as a senior staff editor in Seoul. In his new role, he will be working with the news and live operations, assigning, editing and writing. Shankar joins from Bloomberg, where he recently served as an editor in Washington D.C. Before that, he was a deputy team leader. […]

NY Times hires FT’s Solomon for Berlin bureau

Financial Times reporter Erika Solomon has been hired by the New York Times in its Berlin bureau. She started on Monday. Solomon was part of a team at the FT that won a Gerald Loeb Award this past year for its coverage of Wirecard. She has been at the newspaper for eight years. She previously worked at […]

Mullin, Peters to cover media beat for NY Times

New York Times business editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following on Friday: We’re thrilled to announce that Ben Mullin and Jeremy Peters are joining the media desk, adding reinforcements to this crucial area of coverage. Ben joins us from The Wall Street Journal, where he has covered media since 2017. He started by reporting on digital […]

NY Times hires two new tech reporters

New York Times technology editor Pui-Wing Tam sent out the following announcement on Tuesday: We’re delighted to announce that Nico Grant and Tripp Mickle are joining The New York Times as tech reporters in San Francisco. Nico, who will cover Google and its parent company, Alphabet, joins us from Bloomberg News, where he has reported on Google […]

NY Times taps Andreoni as a writer for the Climate Forward newsletter

Manuela Andreoni has joined The New York Times as a writer for the Climate Forward newsletter. In her new role, she will be working with Somini Sengupta, who hosts the signature New York Times climate newsletter. Andreoni had been a stringer at the Times’ Brazil bureau, covering deforestation in the Amazon. Last year, she became a Times’ fellow […]

NY Times names Bradsher its Beijing bureau chief

Keith Bradsher has been appointed Beijing bureau chief, where he will continue to cover business and economics in China for The New York Times. He will also be responsible for overseeing the bureau. Bradsher has been serving as Shanghai bureau chief/senior writer for Asia economics and business since 2016. Before that, he was Hong Kong […]

NY Times names Rubin senior international correspondent

The New York Times has promoted Alissa Johannsen Rubin to senior international correspondent covering the Middle East, climate and climate change. She previously served as Baghdad bureau chief. Rubin joined The Times in 2007 as a Baghdad correspondent. She has also served as Afghanistan bureau chief and Paris bureau chief. Prior to The Times, Rubin […]