November 18, 2020
Media Moves US,
/ by Anna Marevska
Harper's Bazaar has tapped Nikki Ogunnaike to lead the magazine's website as digital director. This is a return for Ogunnaike at Hearst. She has previously worked for Elle's digital team and rose to style director before leaving for Conde Nast's GQ, where she spent the past year as the deputy fashion editor.
Caitlin Dickerson, the national immigration reporter at The New York Times, will join The Atlantic in January 2021 as a staff writer covering immigration. Dickerson, who is also a CNN political analyst, has been at The Times since 2016 and broke the news about changes in deportation and detention policy, and profiled the lives of immigrants. Before that, she was an investigative reporter at NPR and was awarded a Peabody Award for an NPR series on race-based testing of mustard gas on American troops in World War II.
Tech news site Protocol has elevated Mike Murphy to special projects director. He has been at the publication since 2019 as its transformation editor and has since focused on the industries being rapidly upended by technology, and the companies that are disrupting their incumbents. Before Protocol, Murphy spent five years at Quartz and technology editor.
Rebecca Ayers has joined FinLedger as a reporter covering the B2B fintech industry. She comes from the Dallas Business Journal, where she most recently reported on commercial banking, private equity, family offices, mergers and acquisitions, and finance. Prior to that, Ayers was a reporting intern at GrepBeat, an online newspaper focusing on technology in the Research Triangle Park area in Durham, North Carolina.
Business Insider has announced two new hires and a promotion:
WIAT-TV, the CBS station in Birmingham, Alabama, has shuffled its morning and evening anchor desks:
William Cummings is the new news director overseeing news coverage for KIFI-TV, the ABC station in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was previously a real-time editor at KSTU-TV in Salt Lake City and has also previously worked for KFSM-TV in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and WICU-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania.
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