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
Connie Walker is heading to New York to join the team at Gimlet Media.
Today, I've been reminded of how many talented, generous & kind people I've gotten to work with at CBC over the last 19 yrs. Thanks to you all for reaching out & wishing me well on my next adventure. Your support means so much. I'm excited about next steps (more on that later)…
— Connie Walker (@connie_walker) October 25, 2019
Matt Galloway is taking over as host of CBC’s the Current.
— CBC Radio (@cbcradio) October 24, 2019
And Crystal Goomansingh is named Europe bureau chief for Global News.
Some big news to share. Thank you to everyone for the kind words and support not only today but over the years. I love what I do and I am excited to be starting a new chapter in my career. https://t.co/Ce9WmfBXE4
— Crystal Goomansingh (@cgoomansingh) November 6, 2019
Here are the rest of the media on the move from Oct. 24 to Nov. 6:
It's true. I'll be hanging out at the National Observer, at least for a little while! So get at me at firstname.lastname@example.org with some tips. https://t.co/2nqbBoDmlR
— Sean Craig (@sdbcraig) November 6, 2019
Personal note: I am changing employment. I’ll be joining the Globe and Mail later this month.
— Andrew Coyne (@acoyne) November 6, 2019
Very happy to announce that @davidreevely is CP’s new Ottawa bureau chief. Congratulations DXR!
— Andrea Baillie (@AndreaBaillie1) November 5, 2019
Personal news: Excited to announce that after 9 years, my last show as host of @CTV_PowerPlay will be Dec. 20. Reasons? More writing, less scripting; More travelling, less commuting. More Florida, less snow. It's been a privilege to do this job. #cdnpoli.
— Don Martin (@DonMartinCTV) November 5, 2019
In which I can't think of the last time something like this happened in Canadian media: https://t.co/HL5x2JRiFQ
— Jonathan Goldsbie (@goldsbie) November 5, 2019
I forgot to post this because, well, Halloween, but I'm excited to announce I've officially joined the @globalnews as a national reporter!
If you've got a hot tip that would appeal to national audiences, feel free to reach out: email@example.com
— Emerald Bensadoun (@embensad) November 4, 2019
I'm excited to announce some personal news: next week I will be joining @globalnews as a lifestyle reporter. I'm thrilled to join a great team and dig into some important stories with @artipatel and @CJancelewicz!
— Olivia Bowden (@OliviaBowden__) November 4, 2019
— Alanna Rizza (@AlannaRizza) November 1, 2019
Please join me in welcoming Haider Nayani to the @NEWS1130 team. Like me, @h_nayani is a @BCITJournalism grad. Haider will be working as a traffic anchor and also helping out in our newsroom. Congrats Haider!
— Charmaine de Silva (@char_des) November 1, 2019
So some personal news. Dec. 9th will be my last day at the CTV Ottawa Bureau. I’m retiring after 34 years! Thanks to everyone at CTV National News, it been a wonderful & fun time.
— Dave Ellis (@newsguy24) November 1, 2019
— Alfred Hermida (@Hermida) October 30, 2019
Some personal news: pic.twitter.com/kr3Wjn7GnL
— Alexander Panetta (@Alex_Panetta) October 30, 2019
— Linda Solomon Wood (@Linda_Solomon) October 30, 2019
…members of Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. But after 13 years as Canada correspondent for The Economist, I've decided it's time for a change. My biggest thanks go to all the people who took time to share their knowledge and stories, and trusted me to do the right thing…
— Madelaine Drohan (@mdrohan) October 30, 2019
excited to share that I’m joining the kick-ass crew of journalists at Maclean’s. I start Monday.
— Marie-Danielle Smith (@mariedanielles) October 29, 2019
Incredibly grateful for everything I learned with @CdnPress over 12+ years. The place is filled with amazing journos and great people. In the coming weeks, I'll be doing something new.
— Andy Blatchford (@AndyBlatchford) October 29, 2019
Some news: I have a new job! Starting today, I'm a reporter on the @globeandmail's crime and justice team with @KBlazeBaum @mollyhayes @Nut_Graf @SeanFineGlobe @jana_pruden and @Colinfreeze. Can't wait to get started!
— Tom Cardoso (@tom_cardoso) October 28, 2019
So it appears I am writing one of those "in personal news" tweet threads.
This is my last week as a web writer with @CBCOttawa
— Ryan Tumilty (@RyanTumilty) October 28, 2019
I’m pleased to announce I will be joining @Hearst as VP of Content & Editor-in-Chief, Hearst Connecticut Media Group. I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead such talented newsrooms & quality journalism in the USA, having had the privilege to do the same in Canada & the UK.
— Wendy Metcalfe (@Wendy_Met) October 28, 2019
— Laura Stone (@l_stone) October 25, 2019