Kedzierski becomes GM of The Tennessean

The following excerpt was sent out from The Tennessean: Veteran ad executive Ryan Kedzierski was tabbed general manager of The Tennessean, effective Oct. 1. In this role, Kedzierski will work closely with the executive editor to strengthen local connection points with businesses and brands to drive community-based strategies and engagement. Kedzierski joined Gannett nine years […]

Hill swaps The Tennessean for Chattanooga’s Times Free Press

LeBron Hill, an opinion and engagement reporter at The Tennessean, wrote on Twitter: “Some personal news: In this summer, I’m going to take my talents to Chattanooga and join the @TimesFreePress. #ifykyk I will be their next Times Editorial Page Writer. I’m humbled to have this opportunity and excited to join a prestigious newspaper.” Hill […]

Paulson departs The Tennessean after 16 years

Dave Paulson, a reporter at The Tennessean tweeted: “Some personal news After 16 years, I’m saying goodbye to the Tennessean. No words, really. This job was a gift from start to finish, and I got to meet & work with hundreds of amazing people. “Can’t say where I’m heading yet, but hoping they can still […]

Jones joins the Tennessean as a state house reporter

Vivian Jones has joined The Tennessean as a state house reporter. Previously, she was a government reporter at Main Street Media of Tennessee. Jones also covered Tennessee and South Carolina policy and budgets for the national nonprofit news wire The Center Square. She also interned at The Hill and the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Jones […]

Wegner named children’s reporter at The Tennessean

Rachel Wegner, a breaking news reporter at The Tennessean in Nashville, has been appointed to the post of children’s reporter to cover education, health and welfare, among other topics. Wegner joined in September 2018 as a digital producer. Previously, she interned at Education Week. Wegner has a bachelor’s degree from Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma […]

Friedman joins States Newsroom as a reporter

Adam Friedman has joined States Newsroom’s Tennessee Lookout as a reporter. Recently, he was a state government and politics reporter at The Tennessean and the USA Today Network – Tennessee. There, Friedman also covered police and breaking news in the Metro and Nashville area. He reported for The Jackson Sun, with a focus on government […]

The Tennessean reporter Yu set to exit

Yue Stella Yu, statehouse politics reporter at The Tennessean, will be leaving at the end of the year. Previously, she was a local government reporter at The Commercial Dispatch in Columbus, Mississippi. She was also an intern at the Center for Responsive Politics and was a Dow Jones news fund data journalism intern at The […]

Politico hires Allison as Senate campaigns reporter

Natalie Allison is joining Politico as a Senate campaigns reporter. Currently, she is a state politics reporter at The Tennessean. Previously, she was a breaking news reporter at Gannett | USA Today Network and a reporter, The Times-New, at GateHouse Media. She has also interned at The Times-New and has freelanced for the News & […]

Tennessean biz reporter Stephenson moves to city government beat

Cassandra Stephenson, a business reporter at The Tennessean, is now covering the city government beat. Previously, she has also served as a breaking news reporter for The Jackson Sun. She was news editor and executive editor at Pepperdine Graphic Media, Pepperdine University’s student news group. She interned at Scoop News Group and freelanced for Malibu […]

AP appoints Meyer news editor

Holly Meyer is joining the Associated Press global religion team as a news editor. Her new role starts Jul. 26. Previously, she was a religion reporter at The Tennessean. She also held the same post at The Post-Crescent. She also reported for the Rapid City Journal. Meyer has also interned at the Army News Service, […]