Journo job moves for Thursday
Your career moves to know:
- New beginnings: The Daily Dot welcomes Amy Vernon (at right) as director of audience engagement based in New York. Vernon is an award-winning reporter who is known for her coverage at The Miami Herald, during which time she was a member of the Pulitzer Prize-winning staff honored for its coverage of Hurricane Andrew. She has also been included on Business Insider's list of “The 100 Most Influential Tech Women on Twitter.”
- New promotion: Tamara Audi is now West chief for U.S. news at The Wall Street Journal based in the Los Angeles bureau. Audi first joined the West U.S. news team in 2007 on the casinos, hotels and the gambling beat.
- Up and over: Politico Pro names Clea Benson as deputy editor. Benson most recently served as Politico Pro's financial services editor.