Apr 01, 2020 / in Media Moves USMedia BlogUS Blog

The New Republic has recently undergone a redesign and has announced a handful of new editors and writers who have joined the team:

  • Katie McDonough has joined as deputy editor. She was most recently a senior editor at Jezebel, and before that worked for Splinter for three years.
  • Jason Linkins has also joined the team as deputy editor. He comes from ThinkProgress where he spent the past two years as senior editor. He is also the founding member of HuffPost's D.C. bureau.
  • Kate Aronoff is a staff writer and covers climate change and politics. She is also the co-author of "A Planet To Win: Why We Need A Green New Deal."

Sarah Karlin-Smith has re-joined The Pink Sheet as a writer covering the intersection of pharma, policy and politics. She was previously a healthcare reporter for POLITICO specializing in the policy and politics that affect the pharmaceutical industry and patients needing medicine. Karlin-Smith's first stint at The Pink Sheet was from 2013 through 2015, when she covered the pharmaceutical industry, FDA, clinical trials, Congress, the Supreme Court and lower court cases, patent law, and drug manufacturing.

Fortune has named Lucinda Shen  primary writer of Term Sheet, the magazine’s private equity/venture capital email newsletter; she replaces Polina Marinova. Shen joined Fortune in 2016 and has since written about finance, markets, and cryptocurrencies.

WSAW-TV, the CBS station in Wausau, Wisconsin, has named Bridget Fargen as news director. She spent the past eight years as the main anchor at KOLN-TV in Lincoln, Nebraska, and had joined the station in 2010 as a weekend anchor/reporter. Fargen has also worked at WJFW-TV in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

Terrence Lee is the new morning news anchor for Fox-owned WFLD-TV in Chicago. He anchors the "Good Day Chicago" from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m., and He succeeds Rafer Weigel. Lee comes from Cleveland's WEWS-TV, where he had worked since 2013 most recently as a morning news anchor.



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