Business Insider names transportation editor

Matthew DeBord has been named transportation editor at Business Insider. Previously, he was an economics reporter for KPCC-FM (Southern California Public Radio). DeBord has also written about economics, business and financial issues for publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Business Insider is a continuously updated [...]

Politico Pro reporter shifts roles

Kyle Cheney has been named Campaign Pro reporter for Politico Pro. Most recently, he was a health care reporter for the political news site. Before that, Cheney was a reporter for five years at State House News Service in Massachusetts, where he covered state government and politics. Politico Pro is continuously updated with breaking political [...]

Xconomy picks up regional editor

Frank Vinluan has joined tech site Xconomy as a regional editor for the Raleigh and Durham area in North Carolina. He arrives from Local Tech Wire, where he covered similar topics. His beats include technology, biotech, energy, cleantech and agribusiness. Xconomy updates daily and serves leaders in the fields of business and technology. Frank Vinluan [...]

Editor David Plotz to leave Slate

After six years, David Plotz announced that he is stepping down from his position as editor of Slate. The Slate veteran has spent 18 years at the website and will now serve as editor at large. Deputy editor Julia Turner is replacing him as editor. Julia Turner (212) 445-5330 juliaturneratslate(at)

Technology reporter joins FedScoop

Greg Otto has left the Washington Business Journal, where he was a digital editor, to join FedScoop as a technology reporter. He was previously a news editor for U.S. News & World Report. Before that, Otto was a Web editor for in Washington, D.C. FedScoop is a trade industry website that serves IT industry [...]