Statt hired as senior producer for Verge’s “Decoder” podcast

Nick Statt has been hired as a senior producer for Verge’s “Decoder podcast.” Statt previously was Protocol’s video game reporter. Most recently, he was managing editor at Naavik, overseeing the Naavik Pro newsletter operation, including scheduling and planning. Prior to joining Protocol, he was news editor at The Verge covering the gaming industry, mobile apps and […]

Reis to join Vox as senior politics editor

Patrick Reis will join Vox as a senior politics editor to helm coverage of the 2024 presidential election and to oversee a team of writers focused on national politics and ideas. Reis begins Sept. 18. He joins from Rolling Stone, where he held the same post. He also edited economic policy coverage at The Washington […]

Vox hires three for climate coverage

The following excerpt was sent out from Vox: Managing editors Natalie Jennings and Nisha Chittal welcome three new hires to Vox: Paige Blankenbuehler as climate editor, Sarah Schweppe as deputy style and standards editor, and Paige Vickers as art director.   As climate editor, Blankenbuehler will lead a team of reporters working to cover the climate crisis with an emphasis on adaptation, accountability, and consequences. […]

NY Times hires two editorial assistants in Opinion

Madi Winfield has joined The New York Times as an editorial assistant for the Opinion audience. Previously, she was a photo director at Vox Magazine, where she coordinated and managed visual journalism. Winfield interned at The Dallas Morning News, Dow Jones and Politico Europe, and held the posts of photo editor and then assistant director […]

Walsh and Estes take on new editorial roles at Vox

The following was sent out from Vox: Today, Vox editor-in-chief Swati Sharma and managing editor Natalie Jennings announced Bryan Walsh is being promoted to editorial director responsible for the Future Perfect, tech, climate, and world teams. His team will also include Adam Clark Estes, who is being promoted to senior editor managing our tech and climate coverage.   […]

Kennedy swaps NPR for Vox

Vox has tapped Miranda Kennedy to serve as executive producer of “Today Explained.” Recently, she served as editor of “Rough Translation,” a true crime episodic podcast at NPR. Kennedy worked at NPR for more than seven years, holding the posts of senior news editor, supervising producer and supervising senior editor of “Morning Edition.” Previously, she […]

Vox names Schrupp EIC for Thrillist

Lindsay Schrupp has joined Vox as editor in chief of Thrillist. Previously, she served as executive editor at MEL Magazine. In her new role, Schrupp will oversee the editorial organization and partner with Amana Kludt, group publisher of Eater, Popsugar, Punch, and Thrillist. They will work “on shifting Thrillist from a generalist lifestyle brand to […]

Jackson joins WaPo as overnight editor

The following was sent out from The Washington Post‘s curation desk editor Kenisha Malcolm, night home page editor Kimberly Walker and deputy curation desk editor Emily Tsao:   We are pleased to announce that Kaylah Jackson is joining the Curation Desk as an overnight editor. In this key role for our 24-hour newsroom, Kaylah will […]

Vox promotes two, hires one

The following excerpt was sent out from Vox: Swati Sharma, editor-in-chief of Vox, announced the promotions of Natalie Jennings to managing editor and Tanya Pai to the newly created role of director of newsroom standards and ethics. Vox’s Future Perfect vertical also welcomes Marina Bolotnikova as a new staff editor.   Previously, Jennings served as […]

Posner named head of video at Semafor

Semafor has hired Joe Posner as head of video. Posner joined from Vox, where he worked for more than eight years as an executive producer. At Vox, Posner launched Vox Video and amassed more than 2 billion views and 10 million YouTube subscribers. He and his team also built multiple TV shows, including the hit […]