RD Recap: Vox Hires Video EP; Politico Expands in Europe

The latest media hirings and firings.

Vox continues its push into the video world, recruiting PBS Digital Studios programming head and co-founder Matthew Vree as executive producer of video. While at PBS, he developed Blank on Blank, Everything But the News and many other hits. “Matt is incredible at making really smart, really watchable videos at scale, and his perspective and approach will be a huge addition in growing our video team,” said editor in chief and Vox.com co-founder Ezra Klein

Politico is continuing its European expansion, recruiting Francesco Guerrera and Kate Day to be chief financial correspondent and associate editor, and editorial director for growth, respectively. Guerrera had been at The Wall Street Journal and Day at the Telegraph Media Group. Expect more additions in the near future… Goodbye and hello to Dear Prudence. Emily Yoffe will no longer write Slate’s advice column, replaced by The Toast co-founder Mallory Ortberg. Yoffe is off to work as a contributing editor at The Atlantic, where she’ll write for the magazine and website… TheWrap.com loses executive editor Joseph Kapsch, who reportedly clashed with staffers…

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