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Financial Times Gives Matthew Garrahan a Major Promotion

MatthewGarrahanHeadshotMatthew Garrahan, the Financial Times‘ Los Angeles correspondent, is heading east. Sometime this summer, the well-liked journalist will relocate to New York to complete his transition to the position of the paper’s global media editor.

Effective February 1, Garrahan will oversee the paper’s coverage of media, marketing and entertainment, managing a global team of correspondents. From today’s announcement:

“Matt has been an outstanding reporter in Hollywood for the Financial Times, consistently delivering front page scoops and deeper reportage on the entertainment industry,” said FT editor Lionel Barber. “He is a highly respected media observer and his move to New York as our media editor is a natural next step. He will be a superb leader in this vital beat.”

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Financial Times Names Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson U.S. News Editor

The Financial Times has named Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson its US news editor. Edgecliffe-Johnson has been with the paper for 16 years, most recently as global media editor.

Martin Dickson, FT’s US managing editor, said of the move, “Andrew has been a superb media editor, who has won great respect across the industries he covers. With his history of excellence in reporting, editing and team leadership, he will be a strong and dynamic US news editor.”

Edgecliffe-Johnson is succeeding Gary Silverman. Silverman will remain US deputy managing editor and add US national editor to his role.