Media Moves at Bloomberg Environment & Rewire.News, Eat This, Not That! Hires Editor in Chief

March 10, 2020 Emina Cepalovic
Rebecca Baker has been named editor and team leader for Bloomberg Environment. She comes from Bloomberg Law where she was a managing editor and team leader for IP, tech and privacy news. Baker has been with Bloomberg since 2018 where she came on as managing editor for IP News. Before that, she was a contributing editor for Newsmavens.com.
 
Rewire.News has named Galina Espinoza as president and editor in chief. Before joining, Espinoza held the post of senior director at NBCUniversal Media, LLC for two years. She was a senior director for strategic content at NBC News before that for two years. Espinoza brings years of experience in journalism covering social issues and creating content partnerships to her new role.
 
Faye Brennan has joined Eat This, Not That! as editor in chief. Most recently was the sex & relationships director at Cosmopolitan magazine. Before that she held the post of deputy editor overseeing the love and sex section for the magazine including print and digital content, special projects and advertising partnerships.
 
Business Insider has hired three editors and a reporter:
  • Jennifer Eum has joined as a senior editor on Debbie Strong's contributor desk. In her new role, Eum will highlight industry voices through features and op-eds. Most recently, she was a senior editor for Inc. Magazine for three years. Before that Eum held the post of digital project director for Fast Company for six months.
  • Nick Lichtenberg has come on as a senior editor on the strategy and executive lifestyle desk. He will oversee wealth cover and features in his new role. He joins from Bloomberg where he was a breaking news editor for a year. Before that, Lichtenberg was a U.S. credit deputy managing editor for Reorg Research, Inc.
  • Deb Bose has joined as an associate editor of visual features. She was previously at Buzzfeed as a producer for their daily Snapchat show, "BTW." Bose has held multiple roles with Buzzfeed starting in 2017 where she came on as a news video fellow.
  • Kayla Epstein has joined as a politics reporter. She joins from The Washington Post where she was a general assignments reporter focusing on breaking news, national news and politics. Before that, Epstein was an embedded audience editor on the National desk.
WCMH-TV the NBC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, has hired Brad Johansen as an anchor for the 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. newscasts. He joins from WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he held a brief post as an anchor and reporter. Before that he was at WKRC-TV in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he spent 22 years as a weekend anchor and then sports director.
 
David Rodriguez has joined WNJU-TV the NBC affiliate in Fort Lee, New Jersey, as a weekday co-anchor. Rodriguez will co-anchor the 5 p.m. newscast and act as a general assignment reporter for the 11 p.m. show. He comes from WSCV the NBC affiliate in Miramar, Florida, where he spent eight years as a morning news and general assignment reporter.
 
WKBW-TV the ABC affiliate in Buffalo, New York, has promoted Tim Meehan to executive producer. He had been with the station since 2017 where he came on as a news producer managing news content daily, editing for the overnight crew and writing stories for weekday morning shows.
 
 
 
 
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