NY Times hires BuzzFeed’s Alba to cover tech

New York Times business editor Ellen Pollock and technology editor Pui-Wing Tam sent out the following announcement on Friday: We’re thrilled to announce that Davey Alba is joining The New York Times as a technology reporter covering disinformation and all of its tentacles. Davey most recently was at BuzzFeed News, where she reported and wrote about A.I. as part […]

Marc Tracy takes over media beat at NY Times

New York Times business editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement to the staff: Please welcome Marc Tracy to Business, where he has already started covering the news about the news. Before joining the media desk, Marc covered college sports for The Times for five years. During that time, his work was recognized by the Associated […]

Barstow leaves NY Times, headed To UC Berkeley

Reporter David Barstow has apparently left The New York Times after a fallout with the publication’s investigative team. Barstow has won a record four Pulitzer prizes during his career, and has worked with The Times since 1999. He will be leaving at the end of the month to lead the University of California Berkeley Graduate […]

Remembering NY Times biz reporter Nathaniel Nash

Kevin McKenna of the New York Times writes about Nathaniel Nash, a Times business reporter who died in a 1996 plane crash. McKenna writes, “He was nearly a quarter-century into his career — ‘at the peak of his life,’ Ms. Golden Behr said — when he was suddenly gone. He died in the crash of a United States […]

NY Times seeks a tech reporter

The New York Times is expanding its coverage of technology and its impact on the world, from the halls of Congress to the executive suites of Silicon Valley and the everyday lives of ordinary tech users. Come help us explore the dimensions of this era of dramatic change. The best candidates will be able to: […]

NY Times deputy biz editor to become its Asia editor

Michael Slackman, the international editor at the New York Times, sent out the following announcement: The Asia editor for The New York Times is one of the biggest jobs here, overseeing some of our most important stories over an enormous swath of the planet. So with Phil Pan moving on to his next assignment (to […]

2019 Loeb winners are announced

Winners of 12 competition categories of the 2019 Gerald Loeb Awards were named at a banquet in New York . The following is a list of the 2019 Loeb Award recipients. Audio Winner “Medicaid, Under the Influence” by Liz Essley White, Joe Yerardi and Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak – The Center for Public Integrity and NPR Beat Reporting Winner […]

NY Times hires Sperling as media reporter

New York Times business editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement on Wednesday: We’re thrilled to announce that Nicole Sperling will be joining us as a media reporter in July. Nicole will join Brooks Barnes in covering Hollywood, with a special emphasis on streaming. She joins us from Vanity Fair, where she has covered the film […]

New York Times hires Kosoff to cover reader engagement

Freelance writer Maya Kosoff has joined The New York Times to report on the changing ways that readers find breaking news. Kosoff previously covered startups and venture capital for Business Insider, and wrote for Vanity Fair. Her work has also appeared in Slate, Inc., The Washington Post, and Entrepreneur, and she has appeared as a […]

NY Times biz desk hires Kashmir Hill

New York Times business editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following announcement on Wednesday: We are delighted to announce that Kashmir Hill, one of the most compelling and distinct writers on technology today, will be joining The Times as an enterprise reporter in Business. Kashmir has long captured the unexpected and sometimes ominous ways technology is changing […]