Journo job moves for Thursday

Your career moves to know for today:

  • The Daily Dot just announced the hiring of Stephanie Gaskell (at right) as opinion editor. Gaskell joins from Defense One, where she served as managing editor. She has covered everything from politics to war to breaking news for multiple publications, as well as founded and edited two popular websites: War Zone and The War Report.
  • Upworthy welcomes Doyin Richards as a writer based in Los Angeles. An author with a strong social media presence, Richards also regularly contributes to the Today Show,, Parents Magazine, HuffPost Parents, and several other publications.
  • Phoenix Tso also joins Upworthy as a writer based in Calabasas, Calif. Tso has been featured on The Awl, The Toast, Pacific Standard, GQ, Reuters, The Global Post and Broadly, Vice’s new women’s website and writes on everything from victims of sexual violence seeking asylum in the U.S. to Korean booking clubs as an alternative to online dating.

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