Media on the Move: August 2021

By Jacqueline Jhoda

As summer comes to an end and fall quickly approaches, we can almost feel the change in the air. But it’s not just the seasons that are shifting — many of us are making big moves, whether to a new state, new school or new job. And the media landscape is no exception, undergoing plenty of changes in this past month alone. Read up on some major publication moves from reporters and editors you’ll want to keep up with this fall. 


The Washington Post:

Cristiano Lima, previously at Politico, joins The Post as a business reporter writing for The Technology 202 newsletter. 

Tony Romm has been at The Post for four years covering tech and breaking news, and recently transitioned to be a congressional economic policy reporter. 

Bryan Pietsch joins the Seoul Hub after a year at The New York Times covering breaking news. 

The New York Times: 

Stephanie Nolen joins the staff as a global health reporter with a previous background in pandemic reporting and foreign correspondent with a long list of countries under her belt. 

Lara Sorokanich, formerly editor and program planner at Fast Company, signs on as the new staff editor 

Stephen Gandela seasoned reporter with previous roles at Bloomberg Opinion, CBS News, MoneyWatch, Time magazine and, becomes DealBook’s news editor.   


Houston Business Journal welcomes Emily Burleson as a reporter covering all things energy in Houston. 

The Sacramento Business Journal welcomes its newest reporter, Jacob Abbott, who most recently worked as the managing editor of the Appeal-Democrat. 

The Dallas Morning News names Katrice Hardy as executive editor, who previously served as the first African American woman in the executive editor position at the Indianapolis Star. 

Bernadette Berdychowski, the previous engagement producer at the Tampa Bay Times, now covers real estate, retail, and business breaking news.