March 23, 2020
Media Moves US,
/ by Anna Marevska
The Wall Street Journal has announced a staff promotion in London and multiple coverage updates for staff at its San Francisco bureau:
Ben Widdicombe has been appointed editor in chief of Avenue Magazine. He is a New York Times contributor and the author of the popular social column, “No Regrets,” which has run weekly in the Thursday Style section since 2018. He has also been a contributing editor for Town & Country magazine writing on topics from arts and entertainment to celebrity and high society. In addition, he has also contributed to Vanity Fair, Departures, and New York magazines, as well as newspapers internationally ranging from Britain’s Guardian to the Sydney Morning Herald.
Wirecutter, the tech product site run by The New York Times, has hired Justin Redman as a staff writer. He was most recently had a brief stint as a writer for WizardsXTRA and before that served as assistant opinion editor at Collegiate Times, the student-run newspaper serving Virginia Tech.
The Athens Banner-Herald has announced the appointment of Caitlyn Stroh-Page as executive editor of print and digital. She will assumed her new role March 9 and succeeds Kevin Clark will departs the company April 3. Stroh-Page comes to Athens from the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader where she worked for the past three years. Prior to her tenure in Lexington, Stroh-Page spent time at The (Macon) Telegraph as a digital producer and formerly served as a contributor to the Banner-Herald.
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