Raw Story makes two top editorial hires

Independently-owned political news site Raw Story has named Dave Levinthal its editor in chief and Adam Nichols its executive editor. Recently, Levinthal was deputy editor at Insider, where he previously worked as a senior Washington correspondent. Before that, he was a federal politics editor, senior reporter and then served as editor at large at the […]

Patch.com field editor Sheikah leaves

Yasmeen Sheikah, field editor at Patch.com, has left. During her time there, she reported on municipalities, schools, crime, investigations and feature stories. She was also a show producer at WGN Radio AM 720 in Chicago, Illinois and has freelanced for 22nd Century Media LLC in Orland Hills, IL. She has also interned at WGN-TV in […]

Patch.com reporter/editor Moran to depart

Tim Moran, editor at Patch.com, has left to join Evergreen Park Community High School as director of public relations. Previously, he served as a reporter on the national desk. He was also a contributing editor at Ideas in Motion Media, Northwest Indiana. He also worked as a reporter and then as a news editor at […]

Blanchard departs Patch.com for Reporter Times

Peter Blanchard will be leaving his post as a news editor at Patch.com to join The Reporter Times in Martinsville, Indiana. Blanchard has also freelanced for The Morning Call and The Ithaca Independent. He was also the founding editor at Cortland Voice, a local news website covering Cortland County. He has also reported for Cayuga […]

Patch.com journalist Fisher departs

Jenna Fisher, Boston metro editor, reporter at Patch.com, has left to teach in the mass communications department at a small liberal arts college. Fisher was covering Brookline, Newton and Waltham for the website. Previously, she has also taught news reporting and writing at Newbury College. She was also a general assignment reporter and multimedia journalist […]