The Hill’s staff members form union

Workers at The Hill, which provides policy and political news in Washington, D.C., have formed a union. The new group includes reporters, social media curators, designers, copy editors and other newsroom workers. The new union’s stated aim is to secure equitable and transparent pay, access to affordable health care and to create a diverse and […]

Carney joins Politico as congressional reporter

Politico has hired Jordain Carney as a congressional reporter. She begins on May 17. Carney joins Politico from The Hill, where she worked as a U.S. Senate reporter. Prior to that, Carney was at the National Journal as a staff writer for Hotline, the Journal’s political newsletter. There, she also covered Congress and political races, […]

Kheel departs The Hill for Military.com

Rebecca Kheel, a reporter covering defense at The Hill, will be leaving to join Military.com as a congressional reporter. Previously, she has worked as an assistant copy editor and then as assistant news editor at The Daily Orange, the independent student newspaper of Syracuse University. She has also interned at the Santa Monica Daily Press […]

The Hill appoints Meyn associate editor

The Hill has hired Colin Meyn as an associate editor. Previously, he was managing editor at VTDigger. He was also editor at Southeast Asia Globe and also editor-in-chief of The Cambodia Daily. Meyn holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

Expanded role for The Hill’s Beitsch

Rebecca Beitsch, reporter at The Hill, will be taking on an expanded role as the publication’s senior New England correspondent. Beitsch has been at The Hill for over 2 years. Before that, she was a reporter, Stateline at The Pew Charitable Trusts. She was also a teaching English volunteer at Peace Corps and a government […]

Nexstar Media acquires The Hill for $130 million

Political digital media company The Hill has been acquired by Nexstar Media for $130 million, reports Variety. Nexstar operates TV stations in 116 markets and 120 local websites. The company said, “the acquisition of The Hill would be immediately accretive to its operating results.” “The Hill has a nationally recognized brand known for delivering balanced […]

Tan named copy editor at the Washington Post

The Washington Post has hired Anjelica Tan as a copy editor on the multiplatform desk. Tan joins from The Hill, where she was an associate editor. She also works in a freelance editorial capacity at Foreign Policy. She was also a banking reporter at MLex Market Insight and a finance reporter at Kiplinger. Her work […]

Gstalter joins ABC News as social media producer

Morgan Gstalter has joined the ABC News Washington team as a social media producer. Recently, she was a social media curator at The Hill. She was also a city desk reporter at Beaumont Enterprise. Previously, she served as editor-in-chief of Urban Plains, where she was awarded the prestigious Associated Collegiate Press Online Pacemaker. She has […]

Beat switch for The Hill reporter Gangitano

After over two years covering lobbying for The Hill, Alex Gangitano will be switching beats to cover the White House. She was also heard on the hill reporter at Roll Call and was a staff writer and researcher and then a staff writer and assistant editor, CQ News and CQ Roll Call. She was an […]

The Hill hires Moore as media reporter

The Hill has hired PR Week senior reporter Thomas Moore to cover the intersection of politics and the media. His last day at PR Week will be Feb. 11. He will start at The Hill on Feb. 16. Hill was previously the gaming industry reporter at the Las Vegas Sun. He also was the police reporter […]