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 […]

Williams rejoins the NY Times as senior staff editor for Washington

Timothy Williams will join The New York Times as a senior staff editor to work with the weekend staff members on Saturdays and four nights during the week. Recently, Williams served as deputy style and standards editor at Vox. There, he oversaw a team of copy editors, conducted newsroom training and introduced standards for data […]

Miller named EIC of Self Magazine

Condé Nast has tapped Rachel Miller as editor-in-chief of Self. Recently, she held a senior editor post at Vox in New York City. Before that, she served as deputy editor, Life at Vice Media. Miller has also held editorial roles at BuzzFeed, where she has worked for over 4 years. She has also worked at […]

Vox appoints Volpe, Ramirez to new posts

Vox has appointed Allie Volpe as a senior reporter, focused on service journalism and Izzie Ramirez as deputy editor of Future Perfect. Volpe has contributed several stories for Vox. Her bylines have also appeared in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, Washington Post, BBC, Vice, GQ, Medium, Thrillist, Eater and more. She has […]

Vox promotes Grady and Illing to senior correspondents, Romano to staff writer

Vox has tapped Constance Grady and Sean Illing as senior correspondents and Aja Romano as staff writer. Grady joined Vox as a fellow in 2016, coming on board as a full-time staffer in 2017. She previously managed Vox book review coverage and served as an editorial assistant at NYU Press. A former intern at Bloomsbury […]

NY Times adds three producers to ‘The Daily’

The following excerpt was sent out by The New York Times senior editor for audio Anita Badejo and Lisa Chow, editor of “The Daily” : Carlos Prieto joins as a producer. Carlos began his career in audio at a radio news station in Washington, D.C. He then joined POLITICO as the launching producer of a […]

Vox adds two to its audio team

The following was sent out from Vox vice president of audio Liz Kelly Nelson and editorial director of explanatory audio Katherine Wells: Avishay Artsy and Jonquilyn Hill are joining the team as senior producers. Artsy will join Vox’s award-winning daily news podcast Today, Explained, and Hill will be focused on developing new shows and series for Vox’s […]

Amaria swaps Vox for Washington Post

The Washington Post has hired Kainaz Amaria as a visual enterprise editor for National. In her new role, she will expand the Post’s visual journalism and oversee visual-first stories on both quick-turn news and longer-term projects. Amaria will also work with reporters and editors across National, and partner with the Audio, Data, Design, Graphics, Photo […]

Recode senior correspondent Kafka debuts weekly column

Peter Kafka, Recode by Vox senior correspondent and host of Recode Media and Land of the Giants podcast has launched a weekly column focused on the intersection of media and technology. As per Vox: “Each week, Peter will use his expertise and deep sourcing to decode the biggest news in the tech and media worlds […]

Vox hires Cohen to cover domestic policy

The following excerpt note was sent to the newsroom by Vox editor Libby Nelson, along with editorial director Ryan McCarthy: Rachel Cohen is joining Vox as a senior reporter covering domestic policy. Rachel was most recently a contributing writer for the Intercept and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, […]