The Drum promotes Barnett to associate editor

Kendra Barnett has been promoted to be The Drum’s U.S. associate editor. Based in New York, she manages day-to-day coverage of the U.S. market and works alongside global editors to shape editorial strategy across the publication. She also leads The Drum’s coverage on media, platforms, ad tech and data privacy. Prior to joining The Drum, […]

The Drum senior tech reporter Sutcliffe laid off

Chris Sutcliffe, senior reporter for tech at The Drum, wrote on Twitter: “Some personal news (bad edition). Journalism’s tough in 2023 and unfortunately it’s my turn on the redundancy chopping block. If you spot any roles or opportunities going in the reporting/podcasting/supermodel business, please give me a shout.” Sutcliffe had joined The Drum in August […]

The Drum appoints McCarthy opinion editor

The Drum has tapped John McCarthy to serve as opinion editor. Recently, he held the post of online senior reporter. McCarthy has been with the The Drum for nine years. During this time, he has held the posts of reporter, media editor and online senior reporter. He was an online senior reporter at The Drum […]

The Drum appoints Kemp its U.S. Ad of the Day reporter

The Drum has named Audrey Kemp its U.S. Ad of the Day reporter. Kemp will continue to cover the sustainability and influencer marketing beats. She was a start-ups and health care reporter at the Orange County Business Journal and contributed to Locale Lifestyle Magazine. Kemp graduated from Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, Calif. and […]

The Drum makes three new hires

The Drum has appointed Kendra Clark as U.S. reporter covering digital transformation including commerce, data and CTV. She will be based in New York and will be working alongside U.S. editor Kenneth Hein. Clark joins from Thunderfoot where she held the post of editorial manager. Prior to that, she was an editorial associate at the […]

The Drum announces several staff promotions

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The Drum: John McCarthy, a senior reporter who has been with The Drum for almost seven years, is being promoted to media editor. Already author of the popular Future of Media newsletter, McCarthy will also head up a new Future of Media coverage strand The Drum will […]

The Drum taps Clarke as editor

Cameron Clarke is now editor at The Drum. Clarke has been with The Drum for more than 13 years. He joined as a senior reporter and reported daily news, wrote feature articles for the print editions, interviewed major industry figures and live blogged from events. He was also opinion editor and then held the post […]

The Drum taps Hein as U.S. editor

The Drum has appointed Kenneth Hein as its new U.S. editor to lead “U.S. coverage for The Drum as it dials up its commitment to providing solutions that help its readers make better business decisions.” Previously, Hein was U.S. chief communications officer at Dentsu Aegis Network where he led external and internal communications and created […]