September 30, 2020
Media Moves US,
/ by Jason Morgan
Maurice Peebles starts as the new editor in chief of Complex next week, overseeing all news and editorial content as of Oct. 5. Peebles comes to Complex from SportsNet New York, where he served as editor in chief since 2018. Prior to this, he worked for The Bleacher Report as senior managing editor, senior deputy editor and deputy editor, beginning in 2017. Before that, he was a deputy editor and associate editor at Complex. Peebles replaces Damien Scott in the top editor role.
Variety has three new updates in its digital newsroom:
At cryptocurrency news site CoinTelegraph, Jon Rice is the new editor in chief. He was most recently managing editor for CoinTelegraph's magazine, joining the outlet in February 2020. Before joining CoinTelegraph, Rice was co-founder and managing editor of his own brand, CryptoBriefing.
Catherine Douglas Moran is the newest associate editor at Grocery Dive, part of the Industry Dive family of sites covering various industry news. She comes to Grocery Dive from Local News Now, where she was chief editor for the Tysons Reporter site. Before that, she was a reporter for Local News Now's Reston Now site, following a stint as a freelance writer for various outlets in Virginia and Washington, D.C., including Arlington Magazine, Washington City Paper and the DC Line.
WGN-AM in Chicago has announced two changes to its afternoon lineup:
Phil Lipof moved to WNBC-TV, New York City's NBC affiliate, as an anchor and reporter. Lipof was most recently with NBC News' Boston affiliate as an evening news anchor. Prior to this, Lipof was an anchor and reporter for WCVB-TV in Boston, following seven years as an anchor and reporter for WABC-TV in New York, and a stint as an anchor and reporter for WHDH-TV in Boston.
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