Buzzfeed VP, communications Matt Mittenthal moves to The Guardian US, where he will serve as head of communications.
Mittenthal joined Buzzfeed in 2017 to lead comms for its news division, and later took responsibility for the rest of the company’s communications as well.
He was previously a spokesperson for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign and press secretary for the New York State Attorney General.
At the Guardian US, Mittenthal will be responsible for driving the platform’s editorial and commercial reputation and brand, working with senior Guardian editors and executives, in the US and globally.
“Matt is a trusted, experienced media operator, and I know he will help us get the biggest impact from our journalism,” said The Guardian US editor Betsy Reed.