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Glamour has named Samantha Barry Americas editorial director. She has been the editor in chief of the magazine since 2018 and oversaw content, development, and consumer experiences across the brand’s digital, social, video, and print verticals. Prior to joining Glamour Barry served as executive producer for social and emerging media at CNN Worldwide. Under her leadership at CNN, the network became the most followed and fanned news organization in the world.

Andrew Julien has joined the New York Daily News as executive editor. He comes to the paper from the Hartford Courant Media Group, where he was the publisher and editor in chief since 2016. Julien spent 14 years at the Hartford Courant and has served as media editor, metro editor and a vice president.

Laurel Rosenhal has joined the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times to cover state politics and policy in California; she is based in the Sacramento bureau. Rosenhal is a founding reporter at CalMatters, a digital news nonprofit where she has written about the power and people shaping state policy since 2015. Before that, Rosenhal spent more than 12 years at the Sacramento Bee covering education and politics.

Chicago magazine will have a new editor in chief come January 1: Chicago Tribune Media Group named Terry Nolan top editor of the publication. It’s a return to the magazine for Noland, who previously served seven years as executive editor. He will succeeds Amy Carr, who stepped down from the position after six months at the helm  to join Time Zone One, a global creative communications agency.

Max Goldbart is the new international TV editor at Deadline covering the TV industry with a focus on UK and Europe. He is based in London. Goldbart was most recently a chief reporter at Broadcast Magazine and has also worked at Printweek, Counterfeit Magazine and the Guardian.

Rebecca Kern will be joining POLITICO's technology team tomorrow, covering online speech, misinformation, content moderation, and tech policy. She joins after nearly three years covering technology for Bloomberg Government, and before that, over four years at Bloomberg Environment.

Inside Climate News has announced Sonya Ross as its new managing editor, beginning in the new year. This comes after a twenty-seven-year career at The Associated Press, where Ross established race and ethnicity coverage, reinventing the AP's approach to covering the experiences of people of color. She was the first Black woman assigned the White House beat at the AP, as well as the first Black woman elected to the board of the White House Correspondents Association.

After taking over as editor in chief of Chicago Magazine this past June, Amy Carr is stepping down from the magazine to join Time Zone One, a global communications agency. Taking the reins is Terry Noland, who will start as the new editor in chief of Chicago in the new year. Noland is no stranger to the magazine, as he previously served seven years as executive editor.

Zachary Petrizzo is the newest media reporter for The Daily Beast. Previously, he has worked as an investigative reporter for Salon Media Group, and has also written for Mediaite and The Daily Dot.

The New York Times has hired Brittney Forbes as a social editor, joining a team that spans across New York, Los Angeles, Hawaii, Seoul, and London, dedicated to sharing NYT journalism via social media. She previously worked for The Wall Street Journal, where she curated stories for the WSJ homepage, app, and social accounts.

Amanda Hoover is Morning Brew's new technology reporter. Most recently, she was a reporter for NJ Advance Media, and before that, she reported for Boston Globe and Christian Science Monitor.

Inc. magazine has tapped Melissa Angell as a staff reporter covering entrepreneurs and all things work-related. She comes to Inc. from Law360, where she has been a reporter since August 2020. Before that, Angell spent two years at American Banker reporting on credit unions with focus on regulatory desk.

Lynnley Browning has been promoted to wealth editor at Financial Planning magazine. She has been a reporter since she joined the staff in February 2021. Before that, Browning spent five years at Bloomberg News as a reporter covering taxes. She has also worked at Newsweek, Reuters, and The New York Times.  

Business Insider has announced two top editorial promotions:

  • Matt Turner has been promoted to editor in chief of the business division. He was most recently a co-editor of the division and joined Insider in 2015 from Dow Jones.
  • Cadie Thompson has been promoted to executive editor of the business division, upped from deputy executive editor. She also joined Insider in 2015, from CNBC, where she was a technology editor and reporter.

Giacomo Bologna is the newest reporter at Baltimore Business Journal covering technology, innovation and health care. He is also the lead reporter for Maryland Inno, a companion website to the BBJ that launched in September and focuses on tech and innovation in the state. Prior to joining the BBJ, Bologna worked for the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi, where he was a reporter on the paper’s investigative team.

CNET has hired Jared DiPane as managing editor of commerce. He was most recently a senior commerce editor at Digital Trends and before that spent two years at Future as director of commerce content. Before that, DiParne has been a senior editor at Mobile Nations and a contributor at CrackBerry.

NPR has hired Erika Aguilar as executive producer for "Morning Editions," and "Up First."  She was most recently the director for podcasts at KQED-FM, the San Francisco NPR station. She spent four years at the station and during her time there Aguilar helped launch journalism projects, including “Consider This” and “On Our Watch.” Before that, she was a podcast editor, producer, reporter and anchor.

Lisa-Renee Ramirez has been promoted to president of Lifestyle Networks at Allen Media Group, upped from executive vice president and executive producer of AMG Television, a title she’s held since she started with AMG in 2008. In her new position, Ramirez will continue to oversee content creation, production, and programming for three AMG television lifestyle-themed networks: Recipe.TV, MyDestination.TV and Pets.TV. In addition to running these networks, Ramirez will continue as executive producer and director of the networks’ multiple award-winning television series. 

Jason Hoffman has joined Bloomberg TV as a field producer covering politics out of the Washington, D.C., bureau. He spent the past five years at CNN, where he was a news associate, assignment editor and most recently, as a White House producer. Before that, Hoffman was a morning news anchor and editor at KBIA-AM in Columbia, Missouri.

WXTV-TV, the Univision station in Peterson, New Jersey, has tapped Jonathan Inoa as an anchor/reporter. He spent the past 17 years at Spectrum Noticas NY1 as a reporter and before that worked at WHCR Radio for 14 years as an on-air personality.

Kevin Lightfoot has been named assistant news director for CBS affiliates WLNY-TV and WCBS-TV. This move comes after over four years as the executive producer for KRTK, ABC's Houston affiliate.

Jay Smith has been promoted to news director at WTTW-TV, and executive producer for "Chicago Tonight." Smith, who has been with the company for thirty-two years, has operated as acting executive producer for the past nine months.



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