Oltman promoted to editorial director of Vox science, climate and Recode

Samantha Oltman has been promoted to editorial director of the Vox science, climate, and Recode teams. Oltman joined Vox three years ago, working with the Recode team and deputy editor Adam Clark Estes to deliver coverage of the tech world. As editor of Recode, Samantha executive-produced Recode’s narrative and short-form podcasts “Land of the Giants” […]

Recode senior correspondent Kafka debuts weekly column

Peter Kafka, Recode by Vox senior correspondent and host of Recode Media and Land of the Giants podcast has launched a weekly column focused on the intersection of media and technology. As per Vox: “Each week, Peter will use his expertise and deep sourcing to decode the biggest news in the tech and media worlds […]

Ghaffary to cover social media policy and politics for Vox/Recode

Shirin Ghaffary has been promoted to senior correspondent at Vox/Recode and will now cover social media policy and its intersection with politics. She has been covering social media and big tech, and previously labor and tech. Ghaffary has also co-hosted the Google season of the “Land of the Giants” narrative podcast series. Ghaffary also worked […]

Vox/Recode taps Morrison to cover Big Tech regulation, antitrust

Sara Morrison has been promoted to senior reporter at Vox/Recode and she has been given a new beat — antitrust scrutiny and regulation of Big Tech. Since she joined Recode/Vox two years ago to cover privacy and personal data for the Open Sourced project, Sara has published excellent stories on privacy issues, but she’s also […]

Recode/Vox seek a billionaire power and influence reporter

Recode and Vox are looking for a senior reporter to cover a newly emerging beat that’s finally capturing more of the world’s attention: billionaire power and influence in the US. A newer class of billionaires has emerged in recent years as their tech companies have ascended to the top of the US economy and reshaped […]

Schleifer departs Recode to launch media company

Teddy Schleifer, a senior reporter covering money and influence at Vox’s Recode is departing to launch a new media company. He previously was a political reporter at CNN. Schleifer is helping to build out a new investor-backed publication that is launching later this year. Schleifer will continue covering billionaires and their influence in politics, philanthropy […]

Johnson departing from Recode/Vox

After spending nearly seven years at Recode/Vox, Eric Johnson is leaving. Most recently, he held the post of producer, special projects for Kara Swisher. He has also worked as a producer, Recode Radio and as an associate editor of gaming. He joined the company in 2014 as a social media manager. Johnson was also co-host […]

Recode’s Del Rey to write book on Walmart vs. Amazon

Recode senior correspondent Jason Del Rey has signed a deal with Harper Business to write a book about the retail battle between Walmart vs. Amazon and its effect on consumers. The book will focus on how the battle is causing a shift in retail that will change the ways we shop and live. Del Rey […]

Vox’s Recode has hired Estes as deputy editor

Tech news site Recode has hired Adam Clark Estes as its deputy editor. He has been at Gizmodo as a senior editor since September 2016. While there, he also blogged and made videos about the future. Estes previously was a news editor at Gizmodo when it was part of Gawker Media. He also was an […]

Ghaffary to cover social media for Recode

Shirin Ghaffary, a reporter for Recode, has been promoted to a senior reporter covering social media and big tech for the website. She had been focusing on labor and tech. Ghaffary is also associate producer and host on a new YouTube video series called “Above the Noise” funded by PBS Digital/KQED, the San Francisco Bay […]