Politico taps Fernandez to write “Morning Score” newsletter

Madison Fernandez, a digital producer at Politico has joined its politics team as author of “Morning Score,” Politico’s daily campaigns newsletter. Previously, Fernandez interned at Forbes. She freelanced for The Ithaca Voice and was a news correspondent at WICB-FM 91.7, a radio station owned by Ithaca College, where she was also editor in chief of […]

Politico Magazine associate editor Arrieta-Kenna departs

Ruairí Alfredo Arrieta-Kenna, associate editor at Politico Magazine has left. Arrieta-Kenna tweets, “I’ll have more to say about what’s next for me in due time.” Arrieta-Kenna joined Politico as an intern in 2016. He then served as a fact-checker, editorial assistant and assistant editor. He was a staff writer, senior editor and editor in chief […]

Owermohle departs Politico for STAT News

Sarah Owermohle will join STAT News to cover the Biden administration’s health care goals, the industry’s intersection with policy and politics, and all things D.C. Owermohle begins on Aug. 22. Currently, Owermohle is a health care reporter at Politico. Before that, she held the same post at S&P Global Market Intelligence. She edited for Banker […]

Ex-Politico reporter launches food industry publication

Former Politico reporter Helena Bottemiller Evich has launched Food Fix, a publication dedicated to food policy in Washington and beyond. She is the first reporter from Politico Pro to launch something new. “I founded Food Fix because I saw a need that wasn’t being met,” Bottemiller Evich said in a statement. “Food policy is usually […]

Sutton to co-author Politico’s “Morning Money” newsletter

Politico reporter Sam Sutton will now co-author its “Morning Money” newsletter with Kate Davidson. He is a financial services reporter for Politico Pro, covering fintech and digital currencies. He previously covered New Jersey health care policy, hospitals and the state’s insurance market. He will continue to cover fintech and crypto while increasing his coverage of asset managers. […]

Ex-Politico reporter launches food industry publication

Former Politico reporter Helena Bottemiller Evich has launched Food Fix, a publication dedicated to food policy in Washington and beyond. She is the first reporter from Politico Pro to launch something new. “I founded Food Fix because I saw a need that wasn’t being met,” Bottemiller Evich said in a statement. “Food policy is usually […]

Sutton to co-author Politico’s “Morning Money” newsletter

Politico reporter Sam Sutton will now co-author its “Morning Money” newsletter with Kate Davidson. He is a financial services reporter for Politico Pro, covering fintech and digital currencies. He previously covered New Jersey health care policy, hospitals and the state’s insurance market. He will continue to cover fintech and crypto while increasing his coverage of asset managers. […]

Cadenhead departs Politico for Washington Post

The following excerpt was sent out from The Washington Post’s director of editorial video Micah Gelman, executive producer for explanatory video Thomas LeGro and senior producer Peter Stevenson: We are thrilled to announce that Michael Cadenhead is joining Video as a politics editor, coming to the team at a crucial moment in the lead-up to […]

Politico names Akhtar managing producer for video

Politico has promoted Monica Akhtar to managing producer for video. Recently, Akhtar was senior video producer. She also held video producer roles at The Washington Post, USA Today Sports Media Group and American Enterprise Institute. Akhtar has a B.S. in journalism from Boston University. Be sure to congratulate Akhtar on Twitter.

Padilla named senior video producer at Politico

Jackie Padilla has joined Politico as a senior video producer to work on its new Snapchat Discover show. Previously, Padilla held producer roles at Grid and NowThis. She has also worked at PBS and internet at CBS Radio. Padilla graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communications. Be sure to congratulate […]