Yee joins AP as editor

The Associated Press has hired Curtis Yee as an editor based in Washington. Since 2019, he has freelanced on the intersection or faith and society. Prior to joining The Associated Press, Yee was a copy editor at the New York Magazine, a post he also held at FiveThirtyEight. He also held the posts of staff […]

Myers joins Chicago Sun-Times as interactives editor

The Chicago Sun-Times has hired Justin Myers as an interactives editor. Myers joined from The Associated Press, where he worked for more than eight years, holding the posts of data journalist, news automation editor and news editor for data journalism. He served as a news interactives producer for the Chronicle of Higher Education and as […]

Hunter becomes public health reporter at AP

Kenya Hunter has joined The Associated Press as a public health reporter, a position funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Before this, Hunter worked as an Atlanta health reporter at Capital B. Prior to joining Capital B, she was an education reporter at The Richmond Times-Dispatch. She also worked as a general assignment reporter […]

Schoenbaum to cover Utah government for AP

The Associated Press has tapped Hannah Schoenbaum to serve as Utah state government reporter. She will begin in December. Schoenbaum wrote on X/Twitter: “I can’t wait to call this beautiful state home and to connect with everyone in the #utpol #utleg universe.” Recently, she held the post of North Carolina government and politics reporter. Before […]

AP names Calvan global news manager

The Associated Press has tapped Bobby Caina Calvan to serve as global news manager. He joined the newsroom in July 2019 as a multiformat journalist and also worked as a general assignment reporter. Previously, Calvan served as director of operations at the nonprofit Fund for Investigative Journalism and also freelanced for various outlets. He was […]

AP taps Mureithi to serve as Africa climate correspondent

Carlos Mureithi has joined The Associated Press as an Africa climate correspondent, based in Nairobi. Recently, Mureithi served as Africa correspondent at The Christian Science Monitor, where he covered refugees fleeing South Sudan. Previously, he was an East Africa editor at the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and worked as East Africa correspondent at […]

AP hires Brown as race and politics reporter

Matthew Brown will join The Associated Press as a race and politics reporter on the national race and ethnicity team. He will also work with the politics and democracy teams to cover the 2024 election cycle. He will begin on Nov. 6. Brown joins from The Washington Post, where he served as a democracy reporter. […]

Associated Press hires Volmert as reporter

Isabella Volmert has joined The Associated Press as a reporter to cover Indiana state government and politics. She wrote on X/Twitter: “I’m so excited to report once again in the state I called home for so long. You can reach me with all things Hoosier + Indianapolis recs at” Volmert comes from The Dallas […]

Igunza joins AP as East Africa reporter

The Associated Press has hired Emmanuel Igunza as an East Africa reporter. Igunza has spent more than a decade at the BBC, where he first worked as a foreign correspondent and then as a senior journalist reporter. He was a writer at The Institute of War and Peace Reporting in London. He also worked in […]

Mahal departs Business Insider for the AP

  Pavan Mahal, an audience editor at Business Insider, has left to join The Associated Press as digital manager for curation and engagement. Mahal joined Insider in June 2019 as a social media fellow. She also served as an associate distribution producer and distribution producer. She also curated the homepage for,, and the […]