May 20, 2019
Media Moves US,
/ by Marissa Connell
Current McClatchy Newspapers Washington correspondent, Franco Ordoñez, will join NPR as a White House correspondent on June 3. He has been with McClatchy since 2011, and was previously a reporter for The Charlotte Observer.
CNBC in San Francisco will be welcoming Jennifer Elias later in the month as a tech reporter. She will focus on the conglomerate Alphabet, Inc., specifically its finances. Jennifer comes from the Silicon Valley Business Journal, where she covered publicly traded technology companies in Silicon Valley, executive moves, and diversity.
Teen VOGUE has named Tahirah Hairston as fashion and beauty features director. She comes from Lenny Letter, where she was deputy editor. Hairston is familiar with fashion publications, having worked as a freelance editorial producer for VOGUE, and a fashion assistant for Seventeen Magazine. Also new to the team is Christine Davitt, who comes on as senior social media manager. In the past, she has overseen social media for New York Magazine and Vanity Fair.
As two join Teen VOGUE, Jessica Andrews departs the magazine for a position as deputy fashion director at Refinery29. In her previous position with Teen VOGUE she was fashion features editor. Andrews has also covered fashion topicss for Vanity Fair and Essence Magazine.
The Wall Street Journal has added several reporters at different bureaus:
Georgia-based Entercom station, WSTR-FM, welcomes Mike Kannon as on-air talent and assistant program director. He comes from Colorado station KYGO-FM, where he was an on-air personality. Kannon has also been on air at iHeartMedia’s KDMX-FM and CBS Radio’s WRDW-FM.
Thomas Tobin has joined New York station, WPIX-TV, as senior executive producer. He comes from Washington, D.C., where he was an executive producer for WJLA-TV. Tobin’s first run in New York was with WABC-TV as assistant news director for the station.
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