The Pittsburgh Business Times has named Justine Coyne (@justine_coyne) a reporter, covering higher education and manufacturing. She succeeds Anya Litvak who will join the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, as previously reported by The Navigator. To learn more, call the Business Times at 412-481-6397.
Katherine Sayre (@katherinesayre) has been named the business reporter for The Times-Picayune of New Orleans. She will be covering local retail and real state in the metro area. She was previously a community news reporter for the publication covering St. Tammany Parish from the Covington, La. bureau. Call 504-826-3279 to learn more.
Senior reporter Brad Kane (@KaneHNJ) will take over as managing editor for the Hartford Business Journal (@HartfordBiz) in July 2013. Also, reporter Greg Bordonaro (@GregBordonaro) will assume the role of editor. Finally, website editor Gregory Seay will take on the new role as news editor. For more information, call 860-236-9998.
Longtime reporter Rusty Garrett has retired from his position at the Times Record (@TimesRecord) in Fort Smith, Ark. Garrett originally joined the staff as a business news reporter in June 1999. For more information, please call 479-785-7700.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (@pittsburghpg) has hired Anya Litvak as an energy reporter. She will join the staff on June 24. Litvak was previously a reporter for Pittsburgh Business Times (@PghBizTimes) covering transportation, utilities, engineering, construction and gaming since August 2008. She is replacing Erich Schwartzel (@erichschwartzel), who is joining The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) as a film business reporter at the paper's Los Angeles bureau. For more information, call the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 412-263-1100.
The New York Times (@nytimes) has hired Alexandra Stevenson (@jotted) and David Gelles (@dgelles) as reporters for the DealBook (@dealbook) blog. Stevenson is currently a European markets reporter for the Financial Times (@ft). She will join DealBook later this summer. Gelles is currently a U.S. mergers and acquisitions reporter for the Financial Times. He will leave the Financial Times in June and join DealBook in September. For more information, call The New York Times at 212-556-1234.
The New York Times has named Vindu Goel (@vindugoel) as a technology reporter covering Internet companies, based out of the San Francisco bureau. He most recently was in New York serving as the assistant business editor at the paper. He has been with The New York Times since joining the publication in April 2008. For further details, call 415-836-6700.
Tim Annett (@annett_tim) has been named as Markets Desk chief for The Wall Street Journal, up from his most recent role as acting editor for the Markets Desk. Annett has been with the publication since 2000. For additional information, call 212-416-2000.
Kiel Porter has joined Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) as a European private equity correspondent based out of the London bureau. He was previously the news editor at Private Equity News. For additional information, call +44 20-7330-7500.
Josh Barro (@jbarro) has left his post at Bloomberg News, where he served as lead writer. He is now with Business Insider (@businessinsider) covering economic policy as the politics editor for the online magazine. For additional information, call 646-376-6000.
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