Change is in the air, spurred by springing our clocks forward and more daylight to enjoy. Whether you’re pitching spring fashion for upcoming holidays, new sneakers to hit those wellness goals, sweet treats to celebrate, or even allergy tips and tricks to live your best life outdoors, updating your consumer media contacts should top that spring-cleaning list! Below are the most recent moves we’ve seen, so make sure to add these contacts to your outreach lists.
The Daily Beast
Matt Wilstein has been promoted to senior entertainment editor where he’ll continue to cover entertainment and comedy news.
The New York Times
Sia Michel has been promoted to culture editor at The New York Times, covering in-depth features, pop culture, and move beyond covering New York centric events.
Clara McMahon has been hired as the Amazon news and deals writer and will continue covering online deals and product roundups. Prior to writing for People at DotDash Meredith, Clara wrote for Buzzfeed and covered beauty, fashion, home, and cultural trends.
Shannen Zitz has been promoted to assistant editor at Prevention. She’ll continue to cover all things lifestyle, wellness, beauty and relationships.
Andrea Carrillo is the new shopping editor, replacing Bruce Gruber. She will cover online deals, product roundups and consumer trends. She was previously a contributor at Input Magazines.
Rebecca Rakowitz has been appointed parenting writer where she continues to cover entertainment and celebrity family news. She was previously a freelance writer for the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the Pregnancy & Newborn magazine.
Bryce Gruber recently landed as a writer at Today’s Parent where she covers lifestyle and parenting topics. Previously, she wrote for The Family Handyman, Taste of Home and Reader’s Digest where she covered product roundups focused on online deals, lifestyle and the outdoors.
James Grebey, freelance writer, has stepped in as Vulture’s recommendations editor for the next several months. He will continue to cover entertainment news, as well as reviews and rankings of the latest movies and TV shows. He is also the contributing features editor at SYFY WIRE and writes entertainment and culture features for outlets including Billboard, GQ, Polygon, Decider, Rotten Tomatoes and the Columbia Journalism Review.