Philly Inquirer taps Aguirre as audience editor for enterprise and innovation

The Philadelphia Inquirer has promoted Lauren Aguirre as audience editor for enterprise and innovation. Recently, she served as audience engagement editor. Previously, she was a digital producer at The Arizona Republic and has also worked as an editorial intern and then as an associate editor at The Liberty Project in Dallas, Texas. She has also […]

Marin to join Philly Inquirer as a reporter

The Philadelphia Inquirer has hired Max Marin as a reporter on the news-breaking & ruckus-making Team Now. Marin joins from Billy Penn at WHYY, where he was an investigative reporter. He has also written for Philadelphia Weekly and has also worked freelance. He was also a web news editor and reporter at AL DIA News […]

Bryan joins Politico as digital editor

Politico has hired Annie Bryan as a digital editor on the content strategy and innovation team, where she will work with editors across the newsroom to develop a dynamic homepage for Politico’s audience. She will also help think strategies for distribution in an increasingly complex and competitive news ecosystem, and will also work with the […]

Philly Inquirer appoints Hirschhorn assistant managing editor

Dan Hirschhorn, senior politics editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer has been promoted to the post of assistant managing editor on the digital desk, where he will lead coverage of the newsletter program and grow digital storytelling initiatives. He will also manage digital editors, collaborate with the marketing and product divisions, and provide guidance to the […]

Philly Inquirer taps Jones as managing editor

Richard G. Jones is returning to the Philadelphia Inquirer as managing editor for Opinion. His new role begins July 26. Jones previously worked at the Inquirer from 1993 to 2001. Recently, he was Annenberg-Joyce director of the John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy at Notre Dame. He has taught at University of […]

Silverman departs Philly Inquirer for The Washington Post

Ellie Silverman is joining The Washington Post to cover protests and general assignments in Metro. She starts next month. Silverman joins from The Philadelphia Inquirer where she was a breaking news and general assignment reporter. Before that, she held the post of retail reporter. Silverman was previously with The Post from 2017 to 2018 as […]

ESPN’s Huang departs for Philly Inquirer

Michael Huang will be joining The Philadelphia Inquirer as managing editor for sports overseeing the publication’s sports coverage. The desk will focus on the city’s four major teams and school sports, with a larger emphasis on women’s sports. Huang replaces Pat McLoon and begins on Apr. 19. Huang will be joining from ESPN, where he […]

Philly Inquirer seeks editorial/opinion writer

The Philadelphia Inquirer seeks a writer with depth, versatility and speed to contribute commentary and editorials. This writer should be willing and able to explore how to deliver commentary in as many forms as possible and on a variety of platforms. DUTIES: Become a strong, trusted and compelling voice on issues facing the city and […]

Philly Inquirer sells printing facility for $37m

The Philadelphia Inquirer has sold its Schuylkill Printing Plant to developer J. Brian O’Neill for $37 million, according to reporting by the Inquirer’s Jacob Adelman, reports Poynter. This decision will result in the loss of 500 jobs, in October. Publisher Lisa Hughes told staff in an email: “The decision is part of a business strategy […]

Philly losing funds as workers continue working from home

The Philadelphia area is seeing plummeting finances due to how the area is taxed and as workers who live in the suburbs continue working remotely. A talk between The Philly Inquirer’s “Future of Work” editor Ezequiel Minaya and Lauren Aguirre. Below is an excerpt: What is the Future of Work project, and what does it […]