Atlantic Media announced earlier today that Andrew Golis, currently the director of digital media and senior editor for PBS’s Frontline documentary series, will join The Atlantic as an “entrepreneur-in-residence” starting July 15th. Mr. Golis confirmed the news on his tumblr.
“Andrew’s new role at The Atlantic reflects his tremendous versatility and expertise: he’s a digital native, a journalist, an entrepreneur,” Atlantic Media publisher M. Scott Havens said in a press release. “I’ve followed his career for years, and I’m thrilled he’ll be joining the industry-leading team at The Atlantic, complementing our efforts to infuse innovation, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit into our journalism and our business.”
The rumored layoffs at Yahoo don’t seem to be affecting the growth of the company’s blog operations.
On Friday, Yahoo announced that it will be launch three new blogs next Monday under its 7-month-old news brand The Upshot. Yahoo’s new blogs are The Ticket, which will cover politics; The Lookout, on national Read More
Gawker has found someone to fill its empty editor/reporter position: John Cook, who left Nick Denton last April to join the expanding ranks at Yahoo.
Andrew Golis, general editor for blogging at Yahoo! News, posted the news of Cook’s departure on his personal blog this morning. He then proceeded to put out Read More
Recently, we wrote about Yahoo’s sporty blog overlord Jamie Mottram, who is currently bulking up the portal’s staff of full-time bloggers.
As part of that effort, sometime later this summer, Yahoo will launch a yet-to-be-named news blog, which has already begun hiring up a team of experienced writers and editors. Today, The Business Read More
Media reporter Michael Calderone is leaving Politico for a job at Yahoo News, reports Danny Shea of The Huffington Post.
Recently, we reported that Andrew Golis, who joined Yahoo from Talking Points Memo, was looking to hire a number of seasoned writers–including a media and culture blogger–for a Read More