March 20, 2020
Media Moves US,
/ by Anna Marevska
The New York Times has expanded its Breaking News team in London and has shifted Chris Stanford, who has led and anchored the Morning Briefing out of London for the past three years, to editor of the Express Desk; he will lead a desk of reporters covering breaking news. Stanford joined The Times in London in 2013 after 15 years at the Washington Post.
Darren Samuelsohn is the new Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Business Insider. He joined the outlet after spending the past decade at POLITICO, most recently as senior White House reporter. Before that, Samuelsohn was a senior reporter at E&E News and held the post of outdoors/travel/entertainment reporter at The Olympian.
Protocol has continued to expand its team with two hires in Washington, D.C., and New York:
Crain’s New York Business has hired Brian Pascus as a reporter. He was previously with CBS News where he wrote breaking news, investigative pieces, explainers, and live-event coverage for CBS News digital website. Prior to that, Pascus was an intern at Business Insider.
Andy Pederson has joined CBS’s WCAV-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia, as a news director. He replaces Val Thompson who left the station at the end of 2019. Pederson comes from KTVE/KARD, in Monroe, Louisiana, where he spent almost three years as news director.
WDRQ-FM country radio in Detroit has re-branded from NASH FM 93.1 to New Country 93.1, and has also introduced the new morning show, “Electric Barnyard with Broadway & Krissy.” With that come two staff announcements:
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