May 28, 2021
Media Moves US,
/ by Anna Marevska
The Washington Post has announced multiple new hires, promotions and staff moves across the organization:
Scott Nover has joined Quartz as emerging tech reporter. He comes from Adweek where he served as platforms reporter covering social media companies—especially Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Snapchat and Reddit. Prior to that, Nover was a freelance magazine writer for The Washington Post, and a freelance reporter for The Atlantic before that.
Politico has announced a couple of staff coverage updates:
Alex Weprin, the newsletter editor and a reporter at The Hollywood Reporter, has moved to a new role and now covers media and business as a writer. Wepring focuses on covering business and corporate stories, the world of TV news, and media companies like Condé Nast and The New York Times, as they evolve for a digital future. He has been at the outlet since 2019 and previously worked for MediaPost and Politico.
City Limits, the news outlet dedicated to investigative journalism of urban problems, causes and solutions in New York City, has hired two:
Glenda Toma has joined Morning Brew as retail editor. She was previously the deputy business editor at Forbes, a position she has held since March 2020. She joined Forbes in 2014 and has covered real estate, retail and the food industry for the magazine.
Entrepreneur has promoted Frances Dodds to deputy editor. She spent the past years as the digital features editor and joined Entrepreneur Media in 2020. Before that, Dodds freelanced for New York Magazine, The Coveteur, Cosmopolitan, and Architectural Digest. She has also worked for DuJour Magazine.
Tristan Navera is the new real estate reporter at the Washington Business Journal, and focuses on commercial real estate. He was most recently a reporter at Columbus Business First and before that spent four years as a senior reporter at Dayton Business Journal.
CNBC Digital has two new hires:
Larry Madowo has joined CNN as Nairobi-based correspondent. He was most recently at BBC, where he served as North America correspondent and Africa business editor before that. Madowo was also previously a technology editor and news anchor at Nation Media Group, and a business presenter at CNBC Africa.
Fortune magazine has named Bobbie Gossage director of news, effective June 1. She is currently wrapping up her duties as deputy editor at Medium where she heled launch Marker, Medium's business publication. She has previously worked as director of content at LearnVest and Northwestern Mutual.
Rachel Sandler is now wealth reporter at Forbes. She spent the past two years as breaking news reporter at the outlet and has been on staff since May 2019. Before that, Sandler was a reporting intern at the San Francisco Business Times and a tech editorial intern at Business Insider.
Skift has hired Rashaad Jorden as editorial assistant; he starts May 24. Jorden will assist the editor in chief and occasionally write articles. Most recently, Jorden was freelancing for Skift and before that wrote for the Ethical Traveler.
Back in March 2021, WSFL-TV, CW affiliate owned by The E.W. Scripps Company, and WPLG-TV, the ABC station in Miami, expanded their commitment to South Florida audiences with the launch of new daily local broadcasts. Beginning in June, Local 10 will air newscasts on WSFL, which serves the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market, from 7-9 a.m. and 10-11 p.m. Eastern Monday through Friday and 10-10:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The stations also will simulcast major storm and hurricane coverage from WPLG’s news team. Here is the new a lineup of anchors and reporters for the evening and morning newscasts:
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