Bloomberg News - Rodrigo Orihuela has moved to Bloomberg News’ Madrid bureau as a reporter covering companies with a focus on telecommunications and technology. He was previously an Energy Reporter in the Rio de Janeiro bureau. Bloomberg News content is syndicated to more than 1,000 media outlets across 60+ countries.
The New York Times – Conor Dougherty will join The NYT as a beat reporter covering technology and Silicon Valley. He’ll be based in San Francisco. He previously spent ten years with The Wall Street Journal, most recently covering the tech industry. Prior to that, he covered regional economies and demography, as well as recreational sports for the Weekend Edition since 2004. The New York Times reaches more than 2.3 million readers each week.
Gizmodo - Geoff Manaugh has been ousted as editor in chief of Gizmodo after only nine months. According to a memo, he and publisher Gawker weren’t a good fit. Prior to joining Gawker, Geoff was a senior editor for Dwell and a contributing editor to WiredUK. He is also the founder of Bldg Blog. He is succeeded by former Gizmodo managing editor Brian Barrett who has been with the site since 2009. Gizmodo receives 10 million visitors each month.
The Washington Post - Nancy Scola is set to join the paper’s tech blog The Switch on June 30th. She most recently served as an editor and writer for the Personal Democracy Forum’s techPresident blog. Also a freelance writer, Nancy has covered tech and politics for such outlets as New York Magazine, Salon, The American Prospect, The Atlantic and Columbia Journalism Review. WaPo’s The Switch focuses on tech policy and the intersection between government, politics and the tech industry. The Washington Post is read by more than 8ooK people each week.