Oct 25, 2013
Media Moves & News
PR Newswire’s Audience Research team makes thousands of updates to the database of journalists and bloggers that underpins the Agility Influencer Engagement Platform weekly. Here are some key media moves and updates from the last week.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): Uri Friedman (@UriLF) is the new Global Editor.
Capital New York (New York): Jim Vandehei (@JimVandeHei) (firstname.lastname@example.org) takes the reins as Publisher/President of this publication along with Politico.
Fox News Channel (New York, NY): Retired Pediatric Surgeon Ben Caron and longtime ABC News Columnist George Will (@GeorgeWillRSS) have joined Fox News as Contributors to The Real Story hosted by Gretchen Carlson (@GretchenCarlson).
Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Neal Templin, current Page One Editor for the Wall Street Journal (@WSJ), will now serve as the paper’s Deputy Editor. Tedra Meyer joins the paper as a Real-Time News Editor.
New York Daily News (New York, NY): Co-Anchors of the Today Show on NBC, Kathie Lee Gifford (@KathieLGifford) and Hoda Kotb (@HodaKotb), have joined the New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) as Columnists covering fashion and food.
Adweek (New York, NY): Technology Reporter Garett Sloane (@GarettSloane) parts ways with the New York Post and joins Adweek (@Adweek) as a Staff Writer.
ESPN Deportes (Coral Gables, FL): Rosana Franco (@RosanaFranco10) has joined the crew of Raza Deportiva (@razaespn) as a sportscaster.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Associated Press Reporter Adam Goldman (@adamgoldmanap) tackles the National Security Reporter role.
The Wall Street Journal – San Francisco Bureau (San Francisco, CA): Reporter Reed Albergotti (@reedalbergotti) moves to the West coast to cover Facebook for WSJ.
Restaurant Business (Chicago, IL): Kelly Killian (@kellykillian) has joined the trade magazine (@RB_magazine) as the new Executive Editor. She will oversee content, which is written for restaurant entrepreneurs, owners and operators of commercial foodservice locations.
Entrepreneur.com (@EntMagazine): Jason Fell (@jwfell) has been promoted to Managing Editor.
Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX): Energy Reporter Harry Weber (@HarryRWeber) has left his to join Bloomberg News – Houston Bureau.
ABC News (New York, NY): Erle Norton is the new Executive Producer of ABC News Digital (@ABC).
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (New York, NY): Executive Producer/Writer Rory Albanese (@RortAlbanese) has bid farewell to The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow), a replacement has yet to be named.
Cosmopolitan (New York, NY): Laura Brounstein joins Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan) as the Special Projects Director.
Refinery29 (@Refinery29): Neha Gandhi (@NehaInTown) has been promoted to Executive Editor of Features. Piper Weiss (@MomStyleIcons) has been hired by the blog as Executive Editor of News.
Vogue (New York, NY): Kelly Connor (@kmcvogue) and Cynthia Smith have been promoted to Market Editors at the publication.
Martha Stewart Weddings (New York, NY): Eleni Gage (@elenigage) has been named Executive editor. Also, Melissa Foss (@melissadfoss) has joined on as Beauty Director.
Tallahassee Democrat (Tallahassee, FL): Randi Atwood replaces Soni Greer as Features Editor, covering the religion beat.
Every Day with Rachael Ray (New York, NY): Jennifer Beck (@jenniferrbeck) is now the Lifestyle Editor.
Essence Magazine (New York, NY): Abby West (@AbbyWestNYC) (email@example.com) has joined the publication as Executive Editor. Former Associate Beauty Editor Nicole Marie Melton (@nicolemmelton) is no longer with the magazine.
The Fader (New York, NY): Jessica Robertson (@jesscribe) has been named Executive Editor.
Fortune (New York, NY): Katie Benner (@ktbenner) is no longer with the publication.
Conde Nast Traveler (New York, NY): Lindsay Talbot (@lindsay_talbot) has joined on as Senior Editor.
Townhall Magazine (Arlington, VA): Conn Carroll (@ConnCarroll) has recently started as Managing Editor.
CBS-Moneywatch(@CBSMoneyWatch): Reporter Gigi Stone (@GigiStoneTV) is the new Correspondent for CBS-MoneyWatch.
Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost): James Gerken (@J_Gerks) has been promoted to Green Editor(@HuffPostGreen).
Newsweek (@Newsweek): Kira Bindrim (@KiraBind) is the new Managing Editor for the outlet.
The New Yorker (@NewYorker): Journalist Jonathan Shainin (@JonathanShainin) has been named the Online News Editor of http://NewYorker.com.
Popular Science (@PopSci): Reporter Dan Nosowitz (@DanNosowitz) will no longer be Web Editor at Popular Science.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock AR): Sarah D. Wire (@sarahdwire) is the new Washington Correspondent.
Marketplace Money (Los Angeles, CA): Carmen Wong Ulrich (@CarmenSense) will join the program next month as a Host.
Angeleno Magazine (Los Angeles, CA): Lesley McKenzie (@lesleymckenzie) steps down from her position of Editor-in-Chief, but will continue with the publication as a Contributing Writer.
Fox Sports West (Los Angeles, CA): Kyle Montgomery (@the_realkylem )joins the program as the Los Angeles Clippers Basketball Reporter.
Orange County Register (Santa Ana, CA): Mark Heisler (@MarkHeisler) and Bill Oram (@bill_oram) join the paper as NBA Beat Writers. Lily Leung (@lilyshumleung) joins as a Reporter covering small business start-ups.
San Antonio Business Journal (San Antonio,TX): Jimmy Holes (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Publisher for the paper.
New York Post (New York, NY): Andrea Morabito (@andreamorabito) (email@example.com) has joined the Post as a Television Reporter.
The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, CA): Columnist Bill Morem has retired after 30 years.
KWWL-TV (Waterloo, IA): Reporter Justin Andrews (@Justin_EAndrews) was hired.
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Former St. Louis Post-Dispatch Reporter Georgina Gustin (@georgina_gustin) is covering Food Policy.
Chicago Sun-Times.com (Chicago, IL): GRID, the Sunday insert for the daily (@Suntimes) will cease its print publication; however it will continue as an online post. Longtime Business Reporter and Columnist David Roeder has left the daily to join the administration of Governor Pat Quinn.
The Onion A.V. Club (Chicago, IL): The Gameological Society (@Gameological) is slated to team up with @TheAVClub and will be re-branded as Gameological. John Teti (@johnteti) is set to relocate to Chicago from Brooklyn, assuming the role of Senior Editor at the outlet.
WTAJ-TV (Altoona, PA): Scott Levy takes the helm as News Director at WTAJ-TV (@WTAJnews).
PR Newswire’s Audience Research Department provides daily updates on Twitter (http://twitter.com/PRNmedia).