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USA Today names Silva, Portman managing editors on the national desk - Talking Biz News

The following excerpt was sent out: USA TODAY journalists Cristina Silva and Jennifer Portman have been promoted to managing editor positions and will lead the national news desk. Silva, currently a deputy managing editor for enterprise, and Portman, currently a senior editor for enterprise, have led significant, award-winning coverage at USA TODAY on a variety of subjects. In their […]

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San Antonio Biz Journal hires McCandless to cover real estate - Talking Biz News

The San Antonio Business Journal has hired James McCandless as a commercial real estate reporter. He started on Monday. McCandless previously was a fellow at Newsweek covering the automotive industry. He also spent three years as a reporter for Distressed Debt Daily and Preferred Stock Daily newsletters. He also interned for the San Antonio Report. McCandless is […]

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NY Times appoints Schmidt social visuals editor - Talking Biz News

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times’ deputy managing editor Steve Duenes and newsroom audience director Anna Dubenko: After a terrific run as director of features and design in Video, we’re delighted to announce that Mike Schmidt will take on a new role as social visuals editor. Mike will lead a team […]

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Reuters appoints Dave Asia editor - Talking Biz News

Sachin Dave has joined Reuters aimed at corporate legal coverage for Asian Legal Business as Asia editor, based in Singapore. Dave will oversee production of ALB Asia, ALB India and ALB Japan editions. Recently, he was a senior editor at The Economic Times in India, where he worked for eight years. There, he covered corporate […]

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Fagan hired as editor in chief of Reworked - Talking Biz News

Siobhan Fagan has been named the editor in chief of Reworked, the publication covering the evolution of work published by Simpler Media Group Inc. Fagan leads the site’s content strategy, with a focus on the transformation of the workplace. Prior to joining Reworked, Fagan was managing editor of Reworked’s sister site, CMSWire, where she directed […]

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Asgari appointed digital markets correspondent at the FT - Talking Biz News

The Financial Times has named Nikou Asgari digital markets correspondent to cover all things trading, traditional and crypto exchanges. Recently, Asgari covered European markets from London. Before that, she was based in New York, from where she wrote about U.S. mergers and acquisitions and the U.S. pharmaceutical industry during the coronavirus pandemic. She also reported […]

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Germain of Consumer Reports leaves for Gizmodo - Talking Biz News

Consumer Reports senior technology reporter Thomas Germain has left the news organization and will join Gizmodo on Monday. Germain will cover privacy, advertising technology and algorithms. He had been at Consumer Reports since June 2018 and had been covering privacy, digital rights and life on the internet. He interned at Consumer Reports while in college. Germain is […]

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Globe and Mail shuffles business beats - Talking Biz News

Gary Salewicz, the editor of Report on Business, the Globe and Mail’s business section, sent out the following: As the Report on Business team continues its work to expand our audience and solidify our coverage in areas proven to grow subscriptions and strengthen retention, we’re excited to announce four staff moves. Ethan Lou joins as comment editor, […]

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Barker leaving Variety after 14 years - Talking Biz News

Andrew Barker, a senior features writer at Variety, will leave after 14 years with the publication. Barker tweets: “Got a bit of the old personal/professional news: today will be my last day at Variety. Sincere thanks to everyone who put up with my bullshit for the last 14 years.” Barker also edited Variety’s Focus features […]

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Business Insider tech reporter Hamilton leaves for The Daily Upside - Talking Biz News

Business Insider senior tech reporter Isobel Hamilton is leaving after four years to join The Daily Upside. She has been covering Big Tech, privacy, and worker’s rights. Hamilton joined Business Insider in June 2018 as a tech fellow in London. She previously was an intern at Mashable. Hamilton holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oxford.