The Wall Street Journal - Scott Austin is joining WSJ’s tech bureau as a Deputy Technology Editor, responsible for global technology coverage for both print and online. He most recently served as Senior Editor and Technology Editor for WSJ’s Corporate/Marketplace desk. Prior to his time at The Wall Street Journal, Scott was the Editor of Dow Jones’ VentureWire, covering startups and venture capital. The WSJ has an average weekday circulation of 2.4 million, including print and digital subscribers.
ZDNet - Natalie Gagliordi has joined ZDNet as a staff writer covering business applications and technology. She was previously the editor of Kiosk Marketplace, an online B2B trade publication that focuses on interactive self-service technology. ZDNet has more than 23 million monthly readers.
Reuters - Christina Farr has joined Reuters as a San Francisco-based Correspondent covering Apple, mobile and digital health. She joins from VentureBeat where she most recently served as an Investigative Reporter covering health IT, women in business, and education technology. Reuters boasts more than 22 million U.S. readers.
Ovum – Jeremy Green is leaving his position as Principal Analyst covering Communications & Broadband for Ovum’s Telco Strategy practice. His research interests include M2M/IoT, with a focus on transport, sustainability and Smart City applications; the future of the telecoms industry, including new roles for operators, and the evolution of voice services. Jeremy served at Ovum for nearly 15 years and is now leaving to work as an independent analyst.
Yankee Group – After less than three years, Yankee Group is ending their analyst affiliate program. The program, with a focus on mobility, was created to leverage the strength of industry experts (both past Yankee analysts and other industry pundits) to augment Yankee Group's core team of researchers. This change follows the firm’s 2013 acquisition by the 451 Group.