October 02, 2020
Media Moves US,
/ by Jason Morgan
The New York Times has announced three new additions to the staff:
INSIDER welcomed Joi-Marie McKenzie Lewis as deputy editor of entertainment, overseeing entertainment and celebrity coverage from New York, Los Angeles and the U.K. She comes to INSIDER from Essence, where she's been senior entertainment editor for the past two years. McKenzie Lewis also served as digital editor for Good Morning America, entertainment/lifestyle editor for ABC News, and is the author of the critically acclaimed "The Engagement Game."
Whembley Sewell was promoted to editor in chief of Them from Conde Nast. She was most recently executive editor of the digital LGBTQ+ magazine since 2019, following two years as a channel manager overseeing platform programming strategy for Teen Vogue. Before this, Sewell was a social media editor for Hearst Digital, and a programming associate for Refinery29.
Jason Davis joined Crain's Detroit Business as a reporter, covering small business. Davis was most recently a sports writer for C&G Newspapers in Warren, Michigan, and prior to this, covering a variety of beats for the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus. Before that, he was news editor and editorial manager for the Dearborn Press & Guide, and a staff writer for the Northville Record.
Law360 added Emily Lever as a new reporter covering general assignments on the legal industry. Lever most recently wrote for Gothamist.com, covering arts, crime, policy, food and offbeat stories. She interned for The Daily Star in Lebanon and also worked for the AFP previously.
Shelby Cashman is moving to KOCO-TV as morning anchor for the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City. It's a homecoming for Cashman, who previously worked as an anchor for Oklahoma City's FOX affiliate, KOKH-TV. She was most recently an anchor for KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, and previously worked for WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont and for WBFF-TV in Baltimore.
Two promotions were announced at Beasley Media Group's WKLB-FM in Boston:
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