Nikole Hannah-Jones, civil rights journalist, announced this week that she would depart ProPublica to join the New York Times Magazine. Jones, who joined ProPublica in 2011, has also worked for The Oregonian and The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C.
Jake Silverstein, editor in chief of the New York Times Magazine tweeted the following message about Jones:
— Jake Silverstein (@jakesilverstein) March 31, 2015
The Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson is being hired away by CNN to serve as senior political reporter on its digital politics team.
Rachel Smolkin, executive editor of CNN Politics said, “Nia brings great insight and authority to this coverage and will build on her work at the Post covering the intersection of politics with culture and demographics.”
Starting April 6th, Henderson will now cover the 2016 campaign for CNN’s digital and television platforms. She will also cover identity politics for the network, focusing on demographics, race and religion.