Feb 26, 2018 / in Media Blog / by Cision Media Research

Cision’s research department makes over 20,000 media updates to our influencer database each day! Here are the latest moves to keep your media lists up to date and on point. All CisionScoops reflect original reporting from the Media Research team; if you have a scoop, send it to mediamoves@cision.com. 

CisionScoop: Sydney Sadick has parted ways with Daily Front Row and is venturing out as a fashion and celebrity freelance writer. Sadick had been with Daily Front Row since 2011 and was most recently the associate editor for the outlet.

A number of journalists have resigned from Newsweek:

  • CisionScoop: Lauren Gill was a breaking news reporter who had initially joined Newsweek in November 2017. Prior to joining the magazine, she was a reporter for The Brooklyn Paper. She resigned on February 9.
  • CisionScoop: Breaking news reporter, John Haltiwanger, resigned on February 8. Prior to joining Newsweek in August 2017, he was a senior politics writer for Elite Daily.
  • CisionScoop: Linley Sanders resigned on February 8. As a staff writer, she covered politics, breaking news and state-level legislative policy. Before joining Newsweek, she was a reporter for The Associated Press covering Iowa state legislature.
  • CisionScoop: On February 9, Summer Meza tendered her resignation as breaking news reporter. Meza joined the outlet in November 2017.

The New York Times has welcomed Jennifer Valentino-Devries as the newest member of the investigation team, where she will be covering technology, social media and artificial intelligence. She was most recently an investigative reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

Ashley Reese joins Jezebel as staff writer and will be covering social issues and general consumer interest topics. Reese comes from DEFY Media, where she was a contributor to Gurl.com.

On March 12, Sara Sorcher will take over the role of deputy editor for the PowerPost blog at The Washington Post. She most recently oversaw White House news coverage as editor for USA Today, and has had stints at Passcode, National Journal and ABC News.

Vox has named Christine Laskowski senior video producer. In this role she will oversee a Vox and Netflix collaboration covering politics, science, health, culture and video. Laskowski comes from FiveThirtyEight, where she was a video producer.

David Armstrong joins ProPublica as senior reporter covering healthcare. Armstrong was a senior enterprise reporter for STAT focusing on the opioid crisis, and has written for Bloomberg News, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe and The Boston Herald. h/t Talking Biz News

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