Jill Nash to Depart Yahoo; Scott Moore Heads to Microsoft

Chief communications officer Jill Nash is leaving Yahoo. I can't say that I blame her. Dealing with the press during turbulent and ultimately failed Microsoft acquisition attempt plus dropping stocks plus Jerry Yang's stepping down as CEO must have been exhausting.

Also, former Yahoo Scott Moore is headed back to Microsoft to run content efforts for the U.S. Moore left Yahoo last November. If you'd like to read about his back-and-forth career in Silicon Valley, read Swisher's tabloid-esque piece here.

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.