RD Recap: New Hires at Popular Science; Changes at WSJ

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

Revolving DoorThe New York Times’ never-ending string of new appointments keeps on truckin’ with Dorothea Herrey jumping on board as senior vice president of NYT Live. She joins from Dow Jones, where she had been heading up the conference business at The Wall Street Journal… David Lauter will oversee coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign at the Los Angeles Times, a move that makes a lot of sense given his current position as Washington bureau chief… Pete Donohue, who covered New York transportation for the New York Daily News until April, hitches his car to the Transport Workers Union train. He’ll write for the TWU’s magazine and pitch in elsewhere… Bill Sternberg is the editorial page editor at USA Today, moving up from deputy editorial page editor and replacing Brian Gallagher

Popular Science recruits The Verge’s Carl Franzen as online director of PopSci.com. He had been news editor in his previous gig and also worked at Talking Points Memo… Vox takes the unusual step of uniting politics and policy, with politics editor Laura McGann moving up to deputy managing editor, overseeing both subject areas… WSJ makes a host of changes to its digital team… Read More