Pedestrian Group appoints Michael as publisher

Youth-focused Pedestrian Group publishing has named Sarah Michael as publisher. She will begin in early February. Recently, Michael served as director of audience strategy and growth for Australia and Southeast Asia. She also held the posts of deputy head of news and head of audience, Australia. She reported for and was deputy news editor at Daily Mail […]

Red Ventures hires Obias as commerce entertainment editor

Rudie Obias has joined Red Ventures, which owns publications including CNET, The Points Guy, Healthline Media, Bankrate, TV Guide and more, as commerce entertainment editor. He comes from Yahoo, where he served as commerce tech editor. He was also a commerce writer at Mashable and a digital writer at Mental Floss in New York. He […]

Yahoo seeks a writer

Yahoo is looking for a writer with the following responsibilities: Report and write news-driven pieces, trend stories, and features related to personal finance with an emphasis on real estate, housing, and mortgages Serve as Yahoo Finance’s real estate and housing on-air expert for Yahoo Finance Live as well as other outside media outlets. Find and […]

Yahoo writer Bovingdon goes freelance

Maisie Bovingdon, shopping writer at Yahoo, has left to go freelance. Previously, she freelanced for News UK, The the Mail Online, Grazia, Closer Magazine, and Marie Claire UK. She was also a lifestyle and features writer at OK! Magazine. Additionally, she has interned at The Sunday Times, Fabulous Magazine, Stylist Magazine, YOU Magazine and Vogue. […]

Arena Group hires Wang as VP of audience development

The Arena Group, the parent company of, has hired Ting Wang as vice president of development. Wang had been head of audience development at Yahoo for the past 18 months. He joined Yahoo FInance in August 2018 as executive content supervisor. Wang previously worked at CNBC for 12 years. At CNBC, Wang oversaw original digital and […]

Yahoo News names Winter investigative correspondent

Yahoo News has hired Jana Winter as an investigative correspondent. Previously, she was a contributor at the news outlet. Winter was also a Boston Globe Spotlight fellow and has worked as a national security reporter at The Intercept. She was also an investigative reporter at and has also reported for the New York Post. […]

NPR hires McLaughlin as cybersecurity correspondent

The following note was sent to staff by NPR chief national editor Vickie Walton-James and Andrew Sussman, supervising editor, national security, announced: We’re thrilled to announce that Jenna McLaughlin will join NPR as the network’s dedicated cybersecurity correspondent. Jenna’s career has been one poised at the intersection of technology and national security. She was previously […]

Yahoo News hires Dorfman as national security correspondent

Zach Dorfman has joined Yahoo News as a national security correspondent. He will be working under  Sharon Weinberger, D.C. bureau chief of Yahoo News. Dorfman joins from The Aspen Institute where he has worked as a staff writer since 2019. The investigative journalist has also had his work published in Foreign Policy, Politico, The Atlantic, […]

CBC hires Khan as reporter

CBC Ottawa welcomes back Ahmar Khan as a reporter. He joins from Yahoo where he was working freelance covering the pandemic. Khan was also a news reporter at CBC and has served as an associate producer and digital and video journalist at CTV News. He was also a digital and on-air news reporter at Radio […]

Yahoo adds Hollywood Reporter as XR partner

Yahoo has announced The Hollywood Reporter as a partner for its Yahoo News XR Partner Program. Expanding by adding top digital publishers such as USA Today, Reuters, The Associated Press, NowThis and LA Times as partners, Yahoo continues to pair its tech and creative capabilities and massive distribution with journalists and storylines that explore what […]