Here’s our regular update on the moves, hires and promotions in Canadian journalism. Want your job move featured? Tweet it to us or use the hashtag #cdnmediamoves.
A close call for a potentially huge merger.
Wow, big hire for CBC pic.twitter.com/Of2gIyMyoE
— Melissa Martin (@DoubleEmMartin) October 17, 2018
Let’s try this again..I’m excited to be joining the @CBCManitoba team in the next few weeks. Happy to had the chance to work at CTV for past two years. (I erroneously tweeted this from the CTV Winnipeg account before, so I’ll always be known as THAT guy.) pic.twitter.com/mojIvTG0ht
— Ahmar Khan (@AhmarSKhan) October 17, 2018
And, former #cdnmediamoves curator and outgoing J-Source managing editor got to announce a media move of her own. We wish H.G. Watson the very best as she takes on local news at TVO’s Ontario Hubs.
After three years of documenting media on the move, it's my turn to say … I have some personal news.
— H.G. Watson (@HG_Watson) October 12, 2018
Here are all the rest of the media on the move in October:
Dear #cdnpse folk: @globeandmail has a new postsecondary education reporter! @FriesenJoe is taking over the beat, and he's top notch. Reach out to him with tips and ideas. #HigherEducation #colleges #universities
— James Bradshaw (@jembradshaw) October 23, 2018
Congratulations to #RSJalum @sioroberts on joining the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (@maxplanckpress) as a Journalist in Residence! https://t.co/a0qjKqXLgE #Science #Journalism @RSJnow
— Ryerson Journalism (@RSJnow) October 22, 2018
Some personal news: I got a new couch. Some other personal news: I’m joining the @TorontoStar social media team on Tuesday.
— Morgan is back (@mobocks) October 20, 2018
I'm happy to announce that @emilyrauhala, our recently returned China correspondent, will take on a new assignment with significant responsibility for covering Canada, home to the single largest international audience for @washingtonpost. https://t.co/KVxZVkmtUM
— Douglas Jehl (@jehld) October 11, 2018
She's been an editor at the Sunday Times & the Independent, chief political correspondent at the Daily Telegraph & done almost every other journalism job on London's Fleet Street. Now she's our Dallas W. Smythe chair. Welcome to Marie Woolf, our new advanced print & magazine prof
— School of Journalism (@URJschool) October 24, 2018