Refinery29 hires Mustafa as senior life writer

Tanyel Mustafa has joined Refinery29 as a senior life writer. She wrote on X/Twitter: “So excited to be joining the team – you can now reach me here:” Recently, Mustafa was at, where she held the posts of lifestyle writer and lifestyle reporter. She also wrote for Condé Nast and held the posts […]

Wired hires Gilbert to cover extremism and disinformation

Wired has hired Vice senior reporter David Gilbert to cover extremism and disinformation. He starts on Monday. Gilbert has been with Vice since September 2016. He previously was European technology editor and UK tech editor for the International Business Times. He also was news editor at TrustedReviews. Gilbert holds a bachelor’s degree from University College Cork.

The Guardian hires Sherman to cover reproductive health and justice

Carter Sherman has joined The Guardian as a reporter to cover reproductive health and justice. She wrote on X/Twitter: “I’m so thrilled to join this fantastic team for the next year. For tips, press releases, and anything else I should know about, email me at” Since February 2017, Sherman was a senior reporter at […]

Brooks departs Vice for NY Times

Courtney Brooks has joined The New York Times’ visual investigations team as a senior producer. Recently, she was a supervising producer at Vice, where she joined as a senior editor in September 2018. Brooks was a managing editor at Devex. She held the posts of assistant online editor and planning and features editor at Al […]

Vice senior staff writer Way departs for Hell Gate

Katie Way, a senior staff writer at Vice, has left to join Hell Gate as a writer and editor. Hell Gate is “a reader-funded news outlet owned and run by journalists covering New York City,” as per its Twitter. Way joined Vice in 2019 as a staff writer. Previously, she was a copy editor and […]

Cummings takes on new role at Vice News

Jack Cummings is now editorial director, multiplatform, for Vice World News and Vice News. He will oversee the social and vertical video on TikTok and beyond. Cummings joined in 2016 as a social editor for Vice UK. He then served as a platform manager, and recently as a senior social manager for Vice World News. […]

Vice News promotes McCready to APAC editor

Vice News has tapped Alastair McCready to serve as APAC editor. Recently, he held the post of Southeast Asia editor. McCready is based in Thailand. Previously, he served as editor at large of Southeast Asia Global, where he also served as editor in chief,  managing staff writers based across Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. […]

Vice to restart sale process after initial bidders back out

Vice Media is in plans to restart its sale process after bidders had initially backed out at the previous price tag. According to people familiar with the matter, Vice, which was valued at $5.7 billion in 2017, is now likely to fetch a price of below $1 billion. Initially, the digital media company had been […]

Leventhal joins the WSJ as a video journalist

The Wall Street Journal has hired Jamie Leventhal as a YouTube video journalist. Recently, she was a digital video editor at Vice News. Leventhal worked as a science and social media news assistant and then as an associate producer of digital video at PBS NewsHour. She freelanced for The Atlantic, Popular Science and Saveur and […]

TechCrunch hires Franceshi-Bicchierai to cover cybersecurity

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai has joined TechCrunch to cover cybersecurity, hacking, surveillance and privacy. Recently, he was a senior staff writer at Vice Motherboard, where he covers hacking, cybersecurity, and privacy. Franceschi-Bicchierai had been with Vice Motherboard for more than seven years. Previously, he was a reporter at Mashable. Before Mashable, he was an intern at, where he wrote […]