NBC News hires Francis as Stay Tuned correspondent

Marquise Francis will join NBC News as a Stay Tuned correspondent based in New York. He will begin on Jan. 8. In his new role, Francis will report for Stay Tuned across Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube, Instagram and all NBC News platforms. He will also write for NBC News Digital. He will cover election year politics […]

Weekman joins Yahoo as reporter and editor

Yahoo has hired Kelsey Weekman as a reporter and editor to cover internet culture for its Gen Z vertical “In The Know.” Weekman will work in this post for the next six months and freelance as well. Her most recent journalistic post was as an internet culture reporter at BuzzFeed. Previously, she worked at Yahoo’s […]

Millington joins Yahoo as health and wellness reporter

Hannah Millington has joined Yahoo as a health and wellness reporter. Previously, she worked at Yahoo from January 2022 to June 2023 as a lifestyle writer. Recently, Millington was a freelance features writer at Cosmopolitan UK. She was a book reviewer at PA Media and interned at Hearst UK and the Financial Times. She was […]

Nicholson joins Yahoo as head of lifestyle

Rebecca Nicholson has joined Yahoo as head of lifestyle to provide maternity cover. Recently, she was an SEO editor at Newsweek. Prior to joining Newsweek in June 2022, Nicholson was a lifestyle editor at Reach plc. Previously, she worked at Reach plc from April 2019 to November 2020 as a production journalist and digital news […]

Hoepen takes on new role at Yahoo

Yahoo has promoted Corné Van Hoepen to senior editor for news and homepage. Recently, he held the post of national news contributor. Previously, Hoepen freelanced and held the posts of intern, social media editor, freelance national digital news editor and digital content coordinator at Global News. Hoepen graduated from Centennial College in Toronto. You can […]

Junkee Media hires Choy as senior entertainment writer

Rachel Choy has joined Junkee Media as a senior entertainment writer for its Punkee publication. Previously she worked as an entertainment and lifestyle producer at Yahoo. Choy has also worked at Seven West Media as a production coordinator. She is based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. You can congratulate Choy on Twitter.

Yahoo names Johnston exec editor, Yahoo News U.S.

Yahoo has promoted Lauren Johnston to executive editor of Yahoo News, U.S. As per Yahoo: “Johnston will lead Yahoo’s team of journalists across news, entertainment & lifestyle, while overseeing the creation and implementation of the strategy for original content to expand into new audience segments and deepen engagement.” Commenting on her new role, Johnston said: […]

The Messenger hires LoBianco as a national political reporter

Tom LoBianco has joined The Messenger as a national political reporter to cover the 2024 presidential race. Recently, LoBianco was a politics reporter at Yahoo. He also worked as a Washington correspondent at Business Insider and White House reporter at The Associated Press, where he also served as Indiana politics reporter. He served as a […]

Renić joins Yahoo as lifestyle editor

Yahoo has hired Karla Renić as an editor to cover Canadian lifestyle, health and celebrity news. Recently, Renić held the posts of online producer, social media coordinator and again that of an online producer at Global News, where she worked for three years. Renić graduated from the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. […]

Yahoo lifestyle editor Lambert departs for 7News

Olivia Lambert has joined the 7News website as a morning editor. Recently, she was a lifestyle editor at Yahoo. Prior to joining Yahoo, Lambert was a content writer at Penguin Random House Australia and New Zealand. Previously, she worked as an associate news editor and news editor at Yahoo News Australia. She also reported for […]