Daily Beast CEO Dietrick departs for new opportunity

The following excerpt was sent out from Yahoo via Variety: Heather Dietrick, CEO of IAC’s Daily Beast, is leaving the news and opinion website at the end of 2023, Variety has learned. Dietrick has been hired as chief media officer at Outside Interactive, whose 13 editorial brands include Outside Magazine, Backpacker, Ski, Climbing, Yoga Journal, Velo, Pinkbike and […]

Daily Beast appoints Tran to senior editor, innovation

Tony Tran, deputy editor for innovation and tech, has taken on the role of senior editor, innovation. At Futurism, Tran held the posts of weekend editor and staff writer. He was also a staff writer at digital media company Stone Press and has worked as a news desk writer at FanSided. Tran has a B.A. […]

NY Times hires Patel as a staff editor in Opinion

The New York Times has tapped Neel Patel to serve as a staff editor in Opinion. Recently, he was a senior editor of science and innovation at The Daily Beast. Previously, Patel worked as a space reporter at MIT Technology Review and freelanced as a science and tech journalist. He held the posts of staff […]

Daily Beast senior editor Patel departs

Neel Patel, senior editor of science and innovation has left The Daily Beast after two years. He wrote on X/Twitter: “It’s been almost two years since I started working here to lead the innovation section and build it nearly from scratch. Words can barely describe how proud I am what we were able to do, […]

Politico hires Perano to Congress team

Ursula Perano will join Politico as a reporter on the Congress team. She will join from The Daily Beast, where she covered Congress and congressional campaigns as a politics reporter. Prior to joining the Daily Beast in November 2021, Perano was a legislative reporter at Politico and co-author of Politico Pro’s “Day Ahead” newsletter on Capitol […]

Daily Beast seeks a social media editor – Online News

The Daily Beast is looking for a part-time Social Media Editor with Online News experience to join our team. The position, which includes weekend hours, reports directly to the Director of Social Media and requires collaborating across teams, including editorial and marketing, to grow our presence and impact on the company’s social media channels. The […]

Brodey takes on new role at the Daily Beast

The Daily Beast has promoted Sam Brodey to deputy politics editor from his recent post as a congressional correspondent. Brodey has been with The Daily Beast for more than four years. Before that, he served as a Washington correspondent at MinnPost.com. He was an editorial fellow at Mother Jones and an arts and entertainment blogger […]

Weiss joins Arizona’s InMaricopa as managing editor

Elias Weiss has joined the daily online newspaper and magazine InMaricopa as managing editor. Recently, he served as Arizona politics correspondent at The Daily Beast and a news reporter at Phoenix New Times. Weiss also worked as a digital media coordinator and editor at Chatham Star-Tribune in Virginia and a sports reporter at Northwest Arkansas […]

LA Times hires Walker on the newsletters team

The following excerpt was sent out on behalf of the Los Angeles Times’ head of newsletters Karim Doumar: Kevinisha Walker has joined the Los Angeles Times newsletter team as a multiplatform editor. In this role, Walker will help write and compile flagship L.A. Times newsletters and collaborate with writers and editors to improve the quality […]

Daily Beast promotes Wilstein to senior entertainment editor

The Daily Beast has appointed Matt Wilstein to the post of senior entertainment editor. Recently, he served as a senior writer. Wilstein joined in the Daily Beast in 2015 as an entertainment writer. Before that, he served as L.A. bureau chief at Mediaite.com. Wilstein graduated from Columbia University. Be sure to congratulate Wilstein on Twitter.