Bloomberg News has hired Jonathan Allen to cover the White House and Hillary Clinton’s likely presidential bid in 2016. Allen most recently served as Politico’s White House bureau chief. He is also the co-author of the forthcoming book HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton.
“Anyone who knows Jon knows his professional enthusiasm is matched only by his personal generosity to friends and colleagues, something we will come to know well in the bureau,” wrote Craig Gordon, Bloomberg News’ deputy managing editor, in a memo obtained by the Huffington Post. “So please join me in welcoming Jon on board.”
Allen will join Bloomberg News in a few weeks.
Rutenberg has been with the Times since 2000, most recently serving as national political correspondent. During his time at the paper, he has also served as City Hall bureau chief.
Time Inc. has named Colin Bodell its chief technology officer. Bodell comes to Time Inc. from Amazon.com, where he had been since 2006. He most recently served as the company’s vice president, digital store platform.
Recode reports that at Time Inc., Bodell will be tasked with revamping all of the publishing house’s digital products.
Mitch Klaif, Time Inc.’s chief information officer, will remain with the company.
Update (3:58 pm):
Below is the internal memo from Joe Ripp, Time Inc.’s CEO, announcing Bodell’s appointment.
Matthew Carroll has been named vice president and associate publisher of Travel + Leisure. Carroll comes to the magazine from Modern Luxury, where he served as senior VP and group publisher. He had been with the company since 2011. Prior to his time with Modern Luxury, Carroll served as Gilt City’s senior director, head of West Coast sales.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Matthew to the Travel + Leisure team,” said Jay Meyer, T+L’s VP and publisher, in a statement. “With his proven track record, experience, and innovative thinking, he’ll be a great asset to the T+L brand as we stay focused on continued growth across all T+L media channels in 2014.”
Carroll’s appointment is effective immediately.
Via Twitter and internal memo this morning (PT), Janice Min has shared some more, major first-work-week-of-January news. Hugo Lindgren, formerly with the New York Times Magazine, is headed west at the end of the month to oversee The Hollywood Reporter:
In case you missed the meeting this morning, I wanted to introduce you to our newest addition here, Hugo Lindgren. I am thrilled to tell you that Hugo is joining The Hollywood Reporter as acting editor while a team including executive editor Matthew Belloni, creative director Shanti Marlar and photo and video director Jennifer Laski get going working on Billboard with me. Hugo will be serving in my stead day-to-day (with me always available and in the loop… perhaps just not ticking off every caption) for the next three months.
Greg Bishop is leaving The New York Times for Sports Illustrated. Bishop most recently served as a general assignment sports reporter for the Times. He has been with the paper since 2007, when he joined as a beat writer for the New York Jets.
Prior to the Times, Bishop worked for the Seattle Times, from 2002 to 2007. He is the recipient of 10 Associated Press Sports Editors awards. Two of those were earned during his stint with the New York Times.
Bishop tweeted that at SI, he would “cover a little bit of everything.”
When we spoke last spring with EW managing editor Jess Cagle, he was getting ready to juggle those duties with some 24/7 Sirius XM overseeing. A year later, there’s a whole lot more on this talented and well-liked journalist’s plate.
Per a report this morning from Capital New York’s Joe Pompeo, Cagle has been promoted to editorial director of EW and given the reins of sister publication People as editor. He replaces Larry Hackett:
The announcement was made this morning by David Geithner, president of Time Inc.’s style and entertainment group, and Norm Pearlstine, the company’s chief content officer, in a memo obtained by Capital.
It is the first sign of major rumblings that are expected to rock Time Inc. this year as the company prepares to be spun off from Time Warner.
Condé Nast Entertainment has named Joe LaBracio executive vice president, alternative programming. LaBracio comes to the company from United Talent Agency, where he served as co-head of alternative television. He has previously served as an agent in the television department of Creative Artists Agency.
“Joe has worked with the team at UTA to build an impressive alternative television department,” said Dawn Ostroff, president of Condé Nast Entertainment, in a statement. “I am delighted that he will be bringing his keen sense of resonant programming and extensive experience in unscripted television development and production to CNE.”
LaBracio’s appointment is effective January 13.
Corkery had been with the Journal since 2005. During his time there he covered a variety of subjects, including mergers and acquisitions, housing and public finance.
Dean Murphy, the Times’ business editor, described Corkery as “both a digger and a story teller, often taking apart complex subjects for readers,” in a memo to staffers.