NY Daily News hires Cruz as politics editor

David Cruz has joined The New York Daily News as a politics editor. Previously, he oversaw political coverage for Gothamist and WNYC (owned by New York Public Radio) as a people and power desk editor. Cruz worked on the general assignment desk as a news editor and served as interim people and power desk editor […]

Heyward to join WNYC as general assignment reporter

The following was sent out from deputy editor Stephanie Clary and editor of the People & Power Desk David Cruz: We’re thrilled to announce Giulia Heyward will be joining the WNYC newsroom as a general assignment reporter on the People & Power desk, helping us cover how state and local policies affect New Yorkers. She […]

WNYC taps Marcelle to serve as podcast reporter, producer

The following excerpt was sent out from executive producer of local podcasts Ave Carrilloand and director of audio strategy Sean Bowditch: We are incredibly excited to announce that Jared Marcelle will be joining the WNYC newsroom as a reporter/producer on the newsroom’s podcast team. In this new role, Jared will help create the sound of the newsroom’s narrative […]

Brand and Shaw to join the WNYC newsroom

The following was sent out from WNYC’s deputy editor Stephanie Clary, director of digital news & audience Veronica de Souza, day-of editor David Giambusso, and economics & equity editor Josefa Velásquez: We’re excited to announce two new additions to the WNYC/Gothamist newsroom. David Brand is joining the Economics & Equity team, where he will report on […]

Vikram and Guse join WNYC newsroom

The following excerpt was sent out from deputy editor Stephanie Clary, director of audio strategy Sean Bowditch, and NYC accountability editor Stephen Brown: Rajath Vikram is joining the newsroom as Editor of Magazine Shows & Newscast. In this role, he’ll oversee the teams that produce the local WNYC editions of Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He’ll also work […]

NY Times adds four to its audio team

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times’ director of audio Paula Szuchman: Frannie Carr Toth joins the audio team as a senior editor on “The Run-Up.” Until recently, she was the founding senior editor of WBUR’s ideas and opinion page, Cognoscenti. Before that, she served as executive producer of “The Emily Rooney […]

New York Public Radio senior politics reporter Bergin to host new series

Brigid Bergin, senior politics reporter at the Gothamist and fill-in host at WNYC Radio, will host “The People’s Guide to Power, a new call-in radio series on the station that will debut Sunday Sept. 11 and run every Sunday for 10 weeks through the November general election.” Previously, Bergin was a politics and City Hall […]

Time magazine makes 10 new hires

The following excerpt was sent out from Time magazine EIC and CEO Edward Felsenthal: Aman Batheja joins TIME in Washington as Senior Editor to lead our political report, driving coverage of the White House, Congress, and campaigns. Aman came from the New York Times, where he served for nearly three years as a Deputy Weekend Editor. Previously, […]

WNYC taps NPR’s Young in newly created role of senior VP, WNYC Studios

New York Public Radio has appointed Kenya Young as senior vice president, WNYC Studios. In her new role, Young will oversee a portfolio, including The New Yorker Public Hour and more. She will also set the strategic direction for WNYC Studios’ portfolio of podcasts. Young will also lead and support teams developing and producing shows. […]

Gothamist.com promotes Cruz to editor of People & Power desk

David Cruz, who joined Gothamist as a news editor in 2020, and recently served as assistant editor of the WNYC People & Power desk, has been promoted to editor of the People & Power desk. Prior to joining WNYC-FM 93.9, Cruz was editor in chief of the Norwood News in Bronx, where he worked for […]