Some highlights for today's media moves:
- Melvin Backman quietly joined Quartz recently as a market and finance reporter. Read our complete write-up here.
- Brooke Bower is named MSNBC's senior political editor, now that José Díaz-Balart has taken over hosting an expanded The Daily Rundown. Read all about it here.
Meanwhile, other important news in the industry:
- Ayman Mohyeldin joins MSNBC as a fill-in anchor. Mohyeldin will retain his previous role with NBC News as a foreign correspondent.
- Jason Kravarik is now a CNN producer based at its Los Angeles bureau. Kravarik was most recently assistant news director for KOIN in Portland, Ore.
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