Digiday’s Modern Retail appoints Weissman as editor

Cale Guthrie Weissman has been named the new editor at Digiday’s Modern Retail where he will be leading the editorial content team to greater heights. In his new role, he will be working with reporters Anna Hensel and Gabriela Barkho. Previously, Weissman was working as a freelance reporter covering technology, entrepreneurship, culture, science, and media. […]

New roles for the Albuquerque Journal staff members

Two staff writers at the Albuquerque Journal have taken on new roles as of late last month. Stephen Hamway, who had been covering retail and real estate for the Journal, will now be reporting on economic development, health care and tourism in Albuquerque and across the state. Pilar Martinez, who was writing about weekend breaking […]

Grocery Dive seeks a reporter

The grocery reporter will regularly report and write stories that lead our coverage of the industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories that analyze the trends impacting the grocery industry, from digital innovation to growing in-store experiences You will monitor your beat, pitch stories, cultivate relationships with stakeholders, hunt down scoops, and sometimes […]

CNBC hires Repko to cover big-box retailers

CNBC.com managing editor Jeffrey McCracken sent out the following announcement on Monday to the staff: I am pleased to announce a new hire for the CNBC.com newsroom. Melissa Repko joins us as a retail reporter focusing on big-box retailers like Walmart and Target. She comes from The Dallas Morning News, where she has worked since […]

Akin named retail reporter at Des Moines Register

Kaitlyn Akin, currently a politics intern at the Des Moines Register, will be starting as the company’s retail reporter on Feb. 10. Previously, she was first a news editor and then a managing editor at The Chicago Maroon. She also interned at PolitiFact for four months. Akin also served as a marketing and public relations […]

Glossy seeks reporter to cover wellness and beauty industries

Glossy is hiring a reporter to cover the evolution of the beauty and wellness industries. This person needs to be an experienced reporter, with an interest in how today’s brands and retailers are growing to adapt to social media, e-commerce, mobile commerce, in-store technologies, emerging business models and new, digital-focused products. The ability to come […]

Modern Retail hires Barkho as reporter

Gabriela Barkho has joined Digiday’s Modern Retail as the company’s newest reporter. Previously, Barkho held the post of tech reporter at The Observer. Before that, she was a contributor at Crunchbase News and Vice Motherboard. She is also the founding editor of the online publication, Femsplain. Additionally, she has worked as a freelance reporter and […]

Fortune seeks a retail editor

Fortune seeks an editor to lead coverage of the retail industry from our headquarters in New York City. You will: Assign, edit, and publish news, analysis, and short features about the executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and companies behind the manufacture and sake of consumer retail goods, from Amazon to Abercrombie, Gucci to Nike, Macy’s to McDonalds […]

San Antonio Biz Journal hires Parton as commercial real estate reporter

The San Antonio Business Journal has hired Mitchell Parton as its new commercial real estate and retail reporter. He replaces Ryan Salchert, who moved to the Dallas Business Journal. Parton writes, “I’m an extremely recent — less than three weeks ago — graduate of the University of Cincinnati, where I studied journalism and jazz trumpet, oddly enough. Last summer, […]

Palmer named Amazon reporter at CNBC

Annie Palmer is now covering Amazon.com Inc. for CNBC. She has been at CNBC since July. Palmer previously worked at The Mail as a technology and science reporter from January 2018 to June 2019. Before that, she worked at TheStreet.com as a technology reporter from July 2016 to January 2018. Palmer also worked at Syracuse Media […]