Learmonth promoted to Vice editor in chief

Michael Learmonth was named Vice News’ new editor in chief Monday, filling a role that has been vacant since 2019. Lindsey Ellefson of The Wrap reports, “He was promoted from news director, a job he held since 2016. Prior to that, Learmonth was a managing editor at the International Business Times. “Katie Drummond, senior vice […]

Vice News promotes Landers to post of chief political correspondent

Vice News has promoted Elizabeth Landers to the post of chief political correspondent, tasking her with leading on-air political coverage for its newsmagazine TV show “VICE News Tonight” and the outlet’s broader news coverage. Previously, Landers was at CNN having joining the network in 2013 as a freelance news assistant. She then became a video […]

Shiplett joins Vice Media as a publicist

Lauren Shiplett has joined Vice News as a publicist. Previously, she was a media specialist at Edelman, reports Politico. Shiplett has also worked as a public relations coordinator and then as a publicist at the Washington Post. She was also a business desk editor at MediaFile and served as a public relations intern at CNN. […]

Johnson joins Vice News as a D.C. bureau correspondent

Alexis Johnson is joining Vice News D.C. bureau as a correspondent, reports Politico. Previously, Johnson was working at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for more than 2 years now, joining as a digital news editor and then holding the post of trending news reporter. Johnson’s reporting focuses on digital, trending and viral news with experience in broadcast, online […]

Vice News’ Uberti to cover cyber and tech for WSJ

David Uberti has joined The Wall Street Journal to cover cyber and technology. There, he will be part of the Wall Street Journal Pro enterprise tech team and will be reporting for WSJ Pro Cybersecurity. Recently, Uberti was a media reporter with Vice News covering the intermingling of media, politics and tech. before that, Uberti […]

Vice News appoints Banikarim as EVP

Susie Banikarim has been named executive vice president and global head of newsgathering at Vice News, reports Politico. Previously, she held the posts of editorial director and executive vice president at Gizmodo Media Group. Banikarim also held the positions of chief content officer and Nieman Fellow at Vocativ and Harvard University, respectively. Additionally, she also […]