RD Recap: NYT Shuffles Staff; CQ Roll Call Adds 5

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

The New York Times makes some major changes to its slate of reporters and editors, moving City Hall bureau chief Michael Grynbaum to the TV beat. “Michael is no stranger to BizDay, having covered the 2008 financial crisis for us. In one of his most memorable — and enterprising — stories, he sneaked into the Lehman Brothers trading floor on the day of its bankruptcy,” Times business editor Dean Murphy, deputy business editor Peter Lattman and media editor Bill Brink wrote in a memo. “His eyewitness account was filed from his Blackberry inside a stall in the men’s room.” Susanne Craig will take Grynbaum’s place, with Jesse McKinley replacing her as Albany bureau chief…

CQ Roll Call’s new editor, Melinda Henneberger, begins bringing in her own staff, adding congressional editor Phyllis W. Jordan and political editor Mary C. Curtis, as well as three staff writers: Stephanie Akin, Eric Garcia and Rema Rahman. From the sound of her memo, more journalists are on their way… The National Journal installs Stephanie Craig as executive director of marketing and communications… Will Welch gets his own magazine, stepping into the editor in chief role at GQ Style. The former style editor of GQ will oversee a spinoff that is upping its publishing schedule from biannual to quarterly. “High fashion is the perfect crossroads of art and commerce,” he said. “There’s a real opportunity to capture that.”… The New Yorker loses Amelia Lester, who had been executive editor of newyorker.com. She’s off to Oz to edit Good Weekend… Johnson Publishing Company recruits Madison Gray as digital managing editor at Ebony.com and JetMag.com, while snagging Shantell Jamison as news editor…