June 04, 2021
Media Moves US,
/ by Anna Marevska
TIME magazine has announced multiple staff promotions and coverage updates, all part of the expansion of its Business Team:
Kevin Whitelaw, current deputy managing editor at Bloomberg News in Washington, D.C., has been named bureau chief of the Brussels Bureau and will relocate to Belgium later this summer. Whitelaw joined Bloomberg in 2016 as the Congress team leader and before that worked at Congressional Quarterly, National Public Radio and U.S. News and World Report.
Bradford William Davis has joined Insider as a reporter on the Investigations Team. He comes from the New York Daily News where he spent the last two years as a sports columnist. Before that, William Davis worked at HBO as a digital content coordinator for "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel." He has also managed editorial promotion for all VICE News programming.
Edward "Teddy" Farkas has joined CNBC as segment producer of "Squawk on the Street" and "TechCheck." He comes from Fox Business Network, where most recently he served as associate producer and backup line producer for the business and politics morning program.
VICE Media has named Michael Learmonth editor in chief of "Vice News Tonight," upped from editorial director. He joined VICE in 2016 as part of the team that relaunched VICE News in the summer of 2016. Before that, Learmonth was the managing editor of the International Business Times, chief content officer at Internet Week NY + Europe, and deputy managing editor at Advertising Age.
New York Magazine and its digital news and politics vertical, Intelligencer, have announced three new hires:
Pranshu Verma has joined The Boston Globe in Washington as technology reporter. He was previously a reporter and David Rosenbaum fellow at the D.C. bureau of The New York Times, and covered the State Department, Transportation Department, and economic sanctions.
Tampa Bay Business Journal has promoted Ashley Gurbal Kritzer to real estate editor. She will oversee all real estate and economic development coverage and will continue to write and report deal news throughout Tampa Bay. Gurbal Kritzer has been with American City Business Journals since 2010 and joined the Tampa edition in 2014 to cover real estate and retail in the greater Tampa Bay metro area.
Sarah Klearman is set to join the San Francisco Business Times June 3 as a reporter covering commercial real estate. She comes from the Napa Valley Register, where she reported on the business of wine and related agriculture in Napa Valley. Prior to that, Klearman was a features intern at The Cape Cod Times.
National Mortgage News has welcomed Spencer Lee as a reporter. He spent the past few years freelancing for Straus News, Times of Entrepreneurship, and Times Square Investment Journal and reported on urban and business topics. Lee has also previously interned at Skift and WNYC New York Public Radio.
Giovanni Colantonio has joined Digital Trends as associate gaming editor. He previously freelanced for G/O Media and contributed gaming and tech articles to The Inventory and Kinja Deals. Colantonio has also previously served as head of content and social media and Left Trigger Right Trigger, a video producer at Gray Hour Media, and a segment producer at Vox Media.
KDVR/KWGN-TV, the Fox/CW affiliate in Denver, Colorado, has welcomed Katie Orth as a morning news anchor. She was most recently an evening anchor at KMID-TV in Midland, Texas, and before that served as a journalist and fill-in anchor at KIDY-TV in San Antonio.
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