January 17, 2020
Media Moves US,
/ by Anna Marevska
Wired magazine has welcomed Kate Knibbs as senior writer. She comes from The Ringer where she spent three years as a writer and before that reported for Gizmodo for a year as a senior writer. Knibbs has also contributed to The Onion and The Daily Dot.
The New York Times has made several editorial staff announcements:
Samantha Reed has been promoted to senior editor at InStyle and covers lifestyle, news/politics, fashion, beauty, and pop culture. She was most recently a senior news editor for the magazine and joined the staff in 2018 after spending four years at The Hollywood Reporter as deputy style editor.
A group of current and former New York Times and Wall Street Journal staffers has planned to launch a new weekly magazine, DealPro, focused entirely on in-depth and investigative stories about China’s economic rise. The outlet launches in mid-February. So far, the following editorial staff has been announced:
Lana Zak has been named an anchor at CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service. She comes to CBSN from ABC News, where she spent 14 years in various positions, including political reporter, fill-in anchor and producer. During her time at ABC, Zak covered Capitol Hill and the White House, the Supreme Court and the 2016 presidential campaign.
KSDK-TV, the NBC affiliate in St. Louis, Missouri, has hired Christine Byers as a crime reporter. She was most recently a Metro crime and police reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and before that worked for the Daily Herald in Illinois and the Journal Star in Peoria, Illinois.
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