MEDIA ON THE MOVE: September 2021

By Matter

Although it happens every year, adjusting to a new season can be tough. And adjusting to a new job can be even harder, no matter how long you’ve been in the industry.  

Similar to September’s shift in weather, there have been major moves across beats within well-known outlets like The New York Times and HuffPost.

As we transition into fall and look to finish the year strong with top-tier coverage for our clients, here are the media moves to keep a close eye on.  

Financial Moves:

  • Sabrina Escobar joins Barron’s as the markets and trending news reporter.
  • Meera Jagannathan has been named the inequality editor at MarketWatch and will be responsible for shaping coverage of the financial dimensions of race, identity, and inequality in all forms. 
  • Alyson Shontell will join Fortune as an editor in chief, after wrapping up her position at Business Insider.

Political Moves:

  • Grave Ashford, at the The New York Times, has been promoted as a reporter covering politics and government from the Albany bureau.
  • Huffpost welcomes Liz Skalka as a politics reporter covering the GOP.
  • Evan Lambert joins NewsNation as their Washington, D.C., correspondent.

Entertainment Moves:

  • Jessica Cruel, previously the content director of Allure, has been named editor in chief.  
  • Marisa Dellato, previously from the New York Post, joins Forbes as a news desk reporter covering breaking news, arts, and entertainment.
  • Sarah Mosqueda, a popular lifestyle and food writer, joins TimesOC, a news publication by The L.A. Times, as a feature writer. 

Science Moves:

  • Monisha Ravisetti, recently a science reporter at The Academic Times, joins CNET as a science writer. 
  • The Wall Street Journal welcomes its newest commodities reporter, Hardika Singh, who will be covering energy and metals in Columbus, OH.
  • The Information welcomes a new opinion editor, Jillian Goodman, who most recently held the deputy editor position at Bloomberg Green.