ITV promotes Phillips to program and digital editor

ITV News has tapped Owain Phillips to serve as program and digital editor. Recently, Phillips served as a political correspondent. He joined ITV as a journalist in 2009 and also worked as a political reporter and series producer. Phillips has a BSc. and a MSc. from Aberystwyth University. You can congratulate Phillips via Twitter.

Reno Gazette Journal appoints Santoro executive editor

The following excerpt was sent out: Peggy Santoro, a longtime leader in the Reno Gazette Journal newsroom, has been named its executive editor. Santoro leads a team of reporters, editors and visual journalists who have consistently been recognized for their commitment to investigative journalism and breaking news. In a career that began as a copy […]

BuzzFeed News promotes Hardin to audience engagement lead editor

Brandon Hardin is now an audience engagement lead editor at BuzzFeed News, where he will lead the rebranded curation team. Recently, Hardin served as editor – news curation. Previously, he was a copy editor at BCforward and worked at social media company PRO Unlimited, where he wrote headlines and context paragraphs. Hardin was a copy […]

Politico appoints Yearwood editorial director for diversity and culture

Politico has tapped John Yearwood to serve as editorial director for diversity and culture. Recently, Yearwood served as global news editor. Before that, he was deputy editor /trade and agriculture and editor at China Watcher. He served as world editor at the Miami Herald and was national/international editor at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He was […]

NY Times taps Shpigel to serve as reporter/editor on the Live desk

Ben Shpigel, sports reporter at The New York Times will join the Live desk as a reporter and editor. Over the last 17 years, Shpigel has covered various sports for the Times, including football, baseball and basketball. Prior to that, he worked at the Dallas Morning News. You can congratulate Shpigel by sending him a […]