S&P Global hires Rechtin as executive editor

S&P Global has hired former Motor Trend editor in chief Mark Rechtin to be executive director and executive editor of S&P Global Mobility. Rechtin brings three decades of automotive editorial experience to the new role, having worked for 20 years at Automotive News covering the Asian OEM presence in the U.S. market, as well as the rise of Tesla. […]

Informa sells Lloyd’s List, world’s oldest B2B publication

Informa announced the sale of maritime news service Lloyd’s List to Montagu private equity in a £385m deal, reports Dominic Ponsford of Press Gazette. Ponsford writes, “Lloyd’s List was launched in 1734 and may be the oldest B2B title in the world. The print edition closed in 2013 but it has gone from strength to strength as a paywalled website […]

Lancaster News Press seeks a development and transportation reporter

The LNP Media Group, Inc. family of print and digital publications, part of Steinman Communications, is the biggest and most influential provider of news in Lancaster County, with a history of 225 years of excellence. We are in search of a tech-savvy and driven journalist to join our talented team. The Development & Transportation Reporter, […]

Automotive News hires Newcomb as a mobility reporter

Automotive News has hired Doug Newcomb as a mobility reporter. “I feel fortunate to have a ringside seat to report on the innovations, people and trends that are transforming transportation,” he wrote on LinkedIn. Newcomb was previously senior industry analyst for mobility at Wards Intelligence. He has been senior editor of technology for Edmunds.com, executive editor of […]

Russell promoted to editor of Skift’s Airline Weekly

Skift’s Airline Weekly is promoting reporter Edward “Ned” Russell into the top role of editor. Skift editor in chief Tom Lowry writes, “Russell succeeds Madhu Unnikrishnan who left the publication earlier in June to pursue other opportunities. Russell brings a wealth of experience and passion for aviation into his new job. Skift hired Russell in November 2020 to […]

Bachman departing Bloomberg for Anuvu

Justin Bachman, is an aviation and aerospace reporter based in Dallas at Bloomberg News and Businessweek.com, is leaving the news organization. Bachman has accepted a position with Anuvu, which provides internet and voice connections for airplanes and ships. Bachman has been covering airlines, general aviation, NASA, the commercial space industry, defense, and commercial drones. He […]

Tampa Bay Times hires George to cover transportation and tourism

The Tampa Bay Times has hired Olivia George to cover transportation and tourism. George recently graduated from Brown University, where she studied history. She is a 2022 winner of the Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award. In 2021, she was awarded an Investigative Reporters and Editors fellowship. George previously interned at The Virginian-Pilot. Before that, she worked on […]

Plumb, former Automotive News reporter and editor, dies at 97

Charles R. “Dick” Plumb, who was a former Automotive News reporter and editor, died peacefully at his home in South Carolina on May 8. He was 97. An Automotive News story states, “Early in his career, Plumb worked as a reporter and editor for several small daily and weekly newspapers in Michigan, including The Michigan Daily, Huron […]

Bloomberg’s Kotoky moves to Singapore to cover transportation

Bloomberg News Anurag Kotoky has moved to its Singapore bureau to cover Asia transportation. He will write about planes, cars and the future of transportation. Kotoky previously was a reporter in New Delhi for Bloomberg. He has been with the organization since January 2014. He previously spent more than five years as a reporter in Reuters. Kotoky […]

WSJ seeks a reporter to cover shipping and logistics

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a reporter to cover FedEx, UPS, freight railroads like Union Pacific and CSX, the Postal Service and the logistics industry. This is a corporate beat examining the way goods move around the world from all perspectives: consumers, workers, shippers, executives and regulators. These businesses are part of a […]