Nov 01, 2019 / in Media Moves USMedia BlogUS Blog

The Washington Post has announced two important staff additions in their Investigative Unit and Global Opinion section, respectively:

  • Nate Jones has joined the Investigative Unit as The Post’s first FOIA director. He helps reporters obtain local, state and federal records and think strategically about public records in all formats. Jones was previously the director of the nonprofit’s FOIA Project of the National Security Archive at George Washington University, and since 2009 has overseen the group’s database of more than 50,000 FOIA requests that have exposed government records previously shielded from the public view. 
  • Carlos Loret de Mola has been named contributor to Post Opinión, a new page in the Global Opinions section featuring original and translated Spanish-language op-eds. Loret de Mola is based in Mexico City and writes regularly about Mexican politics. He has worked as a journalist for television, radio, and newspapers, where he’s overseen coverage for leading newsrooms. He has served as a correspondent in Libya, Afghanistan, and Syria.

Julie Turkewitz has been named Andes bureau chief at The New York Times and will relocate to South America to begin her new duties in December. She is currently a national correspondent at the paper and covers the Rocky Mountains out of Colorado. Turkewitz joined the paper in 2012 as a Metro stringer and by 2014 was hired full time on the National Desk and relocated to the Colorado bureau.  

Bustle Digital Group has hired two top editors:

  • Kat Stoeffel is the new features director at Bustle Digital Group and handles all features at Bustle, NYLON, The Zoe Report. Elite Daily, and Romper. She was previously the features director at and before that worked at Conde Nast as senior editor.
  • Christina Amoroso is the new executive editor of Bustle. She comes from Cosmopolitan where she spent the past two years as an executive lifestyle editor. Prior to that, she worked for the New York Post for almost a decade.

Kim Johnson Flodin has been promoted to deputy news director, photos and newsgathering for the Associated Press. She oversees the Central Region, a 14-state territory that stretches from the Upper Midwest to Texas. Johnson Flodin is currently based in Dallas but will relocate to AP in Chicago in Spring 2020. She is a veteran AP staffer and joined the news service in 2000 as a photographer. Prior to that, she worked as a news photographer for the Sacramento Bee, the Times-Picayune, and the Wichita Eagle.


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