Michael Learmonth, who has been covering the the online video space for Silicon Alley Insider for the past several months, and has been beating the pants off many of his colleagues with numerous scoops, is leaving the Insider to join Advertising Age, Beet.TV has learned.
Michael is one of the best reporters on digital media we know,
having cut his teeth at the Industry Standard and then handling the media beat at Reuters and
Variety. Congrats to Jonah Bloom and his colleagues at Ad Age for an
Update: Jonah Bloom, Editor in Chief of Ad Age just sent me this statement about hiring Michael: