by Savannah Duncan
As former journalists, we still love to get —and share— the latest newsroom scoop. In Media Moves, we highlight the latest happenings in journalism and media.
#1 New York, New York: The New York Times has hired Richard Fausset as its new Atlanta bureau chief. Kim Severson, previous Atlanta bureau chief, will become a correspondent covering food.
#2 For Sale: William Curtis has put up Robb Report, an ultra-luxury magazine covering fashion, real estate, automobiles, travel and more, for sale. Berkery Noyes has reportedly been hired to handle the sale. Curtis has owned the publication since 2002.
#3 What Does the Fox Say?: Newsmax Media is launching a conservative news channel targeting baby boomers this month on DirecTV. The channel will compete with Fox News, and will provide a full range of programming and lifestyle content including health, finance and well-being.
#4 Show Me The Money: NBC has expanded Matt Lauer’s contract on the “Today” show for several more years. Though never officially announced, his salary is reportedly between $20 million and $25 million.
#5 It’s About Time: Time Inc. has completed its spinoff, carrying $1.3 billion in debt. The company, which includes Time, People and Sports Illustrated in addition to other titles, started trading publicly on Monday as TIME.