Policy editor Brandom departs The Verge

Policy editor Russell Brandom is leaving tech news site The Verge for a new opportunity. He has been in that role since September 2018 and previously was a senior reporter. Brandom also worked as a staff writer at UrbanDaddy. He is a Yale University graduate.

NY Times hires Abdulkaf as a supervising audience editor

Mariya Abdulkaf has joined The New York Times’ video department as a supervising audience editor. As per the Times: “She will guide, analyze, and innovate on Video’s audience and programming strategy, both on-site and off platform. Mariya is part of the Video department’s leadership team and will be responsible for helping develop our data and […]

Cybersecurity reporter Faife is leaving The Verge

The Verge reporter Corin Faife, who covers privacy and cybersecurity, is leaving the news organization. He has been there for a year. Faife was a data reporter at The Markup. He has worked as a reporter covering technology news in London, Montreal and New York. Before joining The Markup, he was a journalist and researcher […]

The Verge unveils redesign

Technology news site The Verge unveiled a redesign on Tuesday. Editor in chief Nilay Patel writes, “Our goal in redesigning The Verge was actually to redesign the relationship we have with you, our beloved audience. Six years ago, we developed a design system that was meant to confidently travel across platforms as the media unbundled itself into article pages individually […]

Weatherbed to join The Verge as news writer

The Verge has hired Jessica Weatherbed as a news writer. Recently, Weatherbed was a computing writer at TechRadar. There, she covered creative hardware, reported news and created featured content for PC gaming, computing hardware/software, and peripherals. She worked as an acquisition marketing assistant and as an acquisition marketing executive at Future. She served as an […]

Bloomberg hires Grush as space reporter

Loren Grush will join Bloomberg News as a space reporter. Currently, Grush is a science reporter at The Verge, where she has worked for over six years. Previously, she was an assistant editor at Popular Science. She worked at Fox News Channel as an anchor’s assistant and health editor/writer. She interned at KTBC-TV Ch. 7, […]

Bloomberg hires Grush as space reporter

Loren Grush will join Bloomberg News as a space reporter. Currently, Grush is a science reporter at The Verge, where she has worked for over six years. Previously, she was an assistant editor at Popular Science. She worked at Fox News Channel as an anchor’s assistant and health editor/writer. She interned at KTBC-TV Ch. 7, […]

The Verge hires Minters as editorial director for audio

Brooke Minters has joined The Verge as editorial director for audio, overseeing its podcast operation, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel announced Wednesday. Dane McMillan of The Verge writes, “In her new role, Minters will develop The Verge’s audio slate, launching new shows and working to grow existing shows, which include “The Vergecast” and “Decoder with Nilay Patel.” Minters […]

Reuters hires The Verge’s Byford to cover markets in Tokyo

Reuters has hired Sam Byford to cover markets out of its Tokyo bureau. He will start next week. Byford has been at The Verge for the past 10 years, most recently as a senior editor. He was also its Asia editor and a news editor. He is a graduate of the University of Manchester.

Lopatto becomes senior reporter at The Verge

The Verge deputy editor Elizabeth Lopatto is returning to reporting as a senior reporter covering money, the internet and the culture of business. She joined The Verge in 2014 as science editor, and by 2015 Nieman Lab was referring to her as “Headmaster of The Verge Science Academy.” She built one of the best science teams in the business, covering everything from […]