Lynch joins San Luis Obispo Tribune as housing reporter

John Lynch has joined the San Luis Obispo Tribune as a housing reporter. R ecently, he worked for The Associated Press as an election night stringer for the 2020 presidential and 2022 midterm primary elections. He was also a digital intern at Spectrum. Lynch has a B.A. in journalism from Ball State University, where he […]

Associated Press hires Lurye as data journalist

Sharon Lurye has joined The Associated Press as a data journalist on the K-12 education team. Previously, she was a data fellow at U.S. News & World Report. She has worked previously for, the Burlington County Times in Willingboro, N.J., and as a weekly writer for the Future of Learning newsletter, covering advancements in […]

AP hires Kim to cover White House and Capitol Hill

Seung Min Kim, a White House reporter at The Washington Post, has left to join The Associated Press, where she will cover the White House-Capitol Hill relationship. Previously, Kim was a congressional reporter at Politico. She formerly reported for and was an online news producer at USA Today. Additionally, she wrote for The Star-Ledger, St. […]

AP announces two newsroom promotions

The Associated Press has appointed Sara Gillesby director of global video and Josh Hoffner director of U.S. news. In her new role, Gillesby will have several responsibilities: expanding the newsroom’s live news coverage and driving consistency across a wide range of video output. Recently, she served as news director for the U.S. East region, a […]

Associated Press government reporter Nichols departs

Anna Liz Nichols, a government reporter at The Associated Press, has left. Previously, she was a legislative reporting intern at the Michigan Advance. In a Twitter post, Nichols announced, “I’m taking a break to backpack Europe! … Looking forward to finding my next opportunity in reporting when I come back.” She formerly worked as a […]

Gallion joins NBC News as a social newsgathering reporter

NBC News has tapped Bryan Gallion as a social newsgathering reporter. He joins from The Associated Press, where he was a news associate. Previously, Gallion freelanced for Montgomery Community Television Inc. in Maryland. He has formerly reported for the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and Capital News Service. He interned at Manhattan Media LLC and […]

AP appoints Parra as news director for Southern Europe

The Associated Press has promoted Aritz Parra to news director for Southern Europe, based in Madrid. He will oversee the Southern region, including Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Parra has been with the Associated Press for more than 10 years, holding various roles, including producer and video journalist, senior producer and chief correspondent. […]

AP, Ida B. Wells Society and Maynard collaborate to improve newsroom diversity

The following excerpt was sent out via press release: The Associated Press, The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting and The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education today announced plans to work together to improve diversity in newsrooms and news reports through journalistic and leadership training and more inclusive storytelling. The Inclusive Journalism Initiative is […]

AP names Sloan deputy Washington bureau chief

The Associated Press has appointed U.S. political editor Steven Sloan to the post of deputy Washington bureau chief for U.S. politics and elections. In his new role, Sloan will be leading a broader effort on the AP’s part to expand its approach to politics, democracy and elections coverage in the U.S. An AP announcement reads: […]

AP taps Thompson to lead Education Reporting Network

Chrissie Thompson will be joining The Associated Press as director of the Education Reporting Network. An excerpt from the memo sent to staff reads: “In this role, she will serve as the head of a new program designed to drive accountability reporting on the lasting impacts of the pandemic on education, and lift local newsrooms’ […]