Media Moves at TIME & Popular Science, American Cinematographer Promotes One

February 24, 2020 Anna Marevska

TIME magazine has welcomed back Krista Mahr, this time as senior editor in the Washington, D.C., bureau. She was most recently a contributor to the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and NPR, and before that spent almost two years as a secretary of the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of South Africa. Mahr’s first stint at TIME was from 2012 until 2014 when she served as the South Asia bureau chief.

Jeff Stein has shifted roles at the Washington Post and is now White House economics reporter. He will write about the impact of White House economic policy on the lives and livelihoods of Americans across the country, as well as the role these policies will play in the 2020 presidential election. Stein has been with The Post since 2017 and was most recently a reporter on the economic policy team covering taxes. Prior to that, he was a reporter for Vox.

Business Insider has promoted Emily Cohn to deputy editor in chief.  She was most recently the executive growth editor for Business Insider and has been on staff since 2016, when she joined as senior editor., Prior to that, she was the managing editor of Tech Insider and the business editor at HuffPost before that.

Rob Verger has been promoted to associate editor at Popular Science, upped from assistant technology editor. He will cover transportation, security, and military. Verger joined Bonnier Corp. in 2017 and before that served as foreign correspondent and associate editor at Newsweek.

Bonnier Corp. has also promoted Billy Cadden to group commerce editor and oversee affiliate efforts for Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Popular Science, and Saveur.  He was most recently the commerce editor of Popular Science and has been with the company since 2017.

Andrew Fish has been named senior editor of American Cinematographer. He spent the past five years as an associate editor at the outlet and during this time Fish helped earn AC one of its four Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Award nominations.

ABC’s KLKN-TV in Lincoln, Nebraska, has hired Mike Snuffer as news director. He spent that past 16 years at WSIL-TV in Carbondale, Illinois, as the news director and has also served as digital and broadcast news instructor at Southern Illinois University.

After laying off six staffers from its Sports unit in early January, KXNO-FM radio in Des Moines, Iowa, has reversed its decision and brought back the employees. The decision came back on the heels of angry reactions to the news from thousands of listeners in Iowa.  With that said, the following staff is back on air:


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Anna Marevska

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