Nov 04, 2013
MEDIA Moves & News: AP, Politico, Los Angeles Times, Glamour
PR Newswire’s Audience Research Department makes thousands of updates to the database of journalists and bloggers that underpins our Agility media targeting and distribution platform. Below is a sampling of recent media moves and news. Learn more about Agility media targeting here.
The Associated Press (New York, NY): Deputy Business Editor Kevin Shinkle (@Kevin_Shinkle) has been promoted to Business Editor.
The Atlantic (Washington, D.C.): Former Associate Publisher Hayley Romer (@HRomer17) was promoted to Vice-President and Publisher.
National Journal (Washington, DC): Kristin Roberts (@KRobertsNJ) was promoted to Managing Editor and Alissa Swango (@aswango) was upped to Digital News Director.
AARP Bulletin (Washington, DC): Former Washington Examiner Managing Editor Michael Hedges is the new Executive Editor here.
AARP The Magazine (Washington, DC): William Horne (@WWHorne) takes the reins as Executive Editor.
LAist (@LAist) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Editor Emma Gallegos (@EmmaGallegos) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief at LAist.com.
Politico (Arlington, VA): Former New York Times Assistant Managing Editor Rick Berke (@rickberke) is now the Executive Editor here.
Glamour Magazine (New York, NY): Danielle Kosecki (@DKos07) has joined the outlet as the new Health Editor.
The New York Times (New York, NY): The “Wheels” Blog has been discontinued. All automotive news will now be covered in the Automobiles section of the web site.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Julie Makinen (@JulieMAKLAT) has moved to the Beijing Bureau as a Correspondent. Rich Nordwind (@rnordwind) moves from Calendar Editor to Film Editor.
Fashiionista (@Fashionista_com): Lauren Indvik (@LaurenI) and Stephanie Trong (@DumbHaircut) have been hired by Fashionista.com as Co-Editor-in-Chiefs.
Saveur Magazine (New York, NY): Camper English (@Alcademics) has joined the magazine as a Contributing Drinks Editor.
CNN (Atlanta, GA): Network Bookings and Executive Editorial Producer Maria Ebrahimji parts ways with CNN (@CNN).
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): Marc Snetiker (@MarcSnetiker) has joined as an Editorial Assistant. And Jeff Jensen (@EWDocJensen) has been promoted to TV Critic in the L.A. Bureau.
Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA): Publisher Bruce Kyse is stepping down to pursue other endeavors.
Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, OH): News Executive Mark Cohen is the new Publisher of the daily (@ohiodotcom).
Lucky (New York, NY): Katia Kuethe is the new Creative Director @LuckyMagazine.
Fox News (New York, NY): Political Contributor Sally Kohn (@sallykohn) is no longer with the network.
Women’s Wear Daily (New York, NY): Former Accessories News Editor Alexandra Steigrad (@AlexSteigrad) takes on the Media Editor role.
Redbook (New York, NY): Beauty Editor Kayleigh Donahue (@kayleighdonahue) is no longer with the magazine.
Associated Press – Yakima Bureau (Yakima, WA): Correspondent Shannon Dininny is no longer with the news service.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, FL): Jon Burstein has left South Florida Sun-Sentinel (@SunSentinel) as an Investigative Reporter.
WTTG-TV (Washington, DC): News Anchor Steve Cheveney (@stevechenevey) leaves WJLA-TV (@ABC7News) to return to the Fox affiliate (@myfoxdc) he was at before.
WKBN-TV/WYFX-TV (Youngstown, OH): Anchor/Reporter Erika Thomas (@ErikaThomasTV) has joined the CBS/Fox duopoly as Weekday Co-Anchor from KMEG-TV in Sioux City, Iowa.
WFLD-TV (Chicago, IL): Anchors Robin Robinson (@RobinRobinson) and Anna Davlantes (@AnnaDavlantes) have both left the station. Dawn Hasbrouck (@DawnHasbrouck) joins as a Co-Anchor. Anchor Melody Mendez (@MelodyMendezTV) and Reporter Jake Hamilton join the “Good Day Chicago” show.
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