Oct 28, 2013
MEDIA Moves & News: NBC News, Yahoo!, CNN, USA Today
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.
NBC (New York, NY): Geraldine Sealey (@GeraldineSealey) was appointed Enterprise Editor of NBC News Digital (@NBCNews).
CNN (New York, NY): News Anchor Bill Weir (@BillWeirCNN) parts ways with ABC News to join CNN.
USA Today (McLean, VA): Former Roll Call Managing Editor Katie Smith (@aunt_katie) joins the web team at America’s newspaper.
YAHOO! (Sunnyvale, CA): Technology Columnist David Pogue (@Pogue) bids farewell to The New York Times and joins YAHOO! (@YAHOO).
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Randy Leonard (@RandyLeonard) is the new Environment & Energy Reporter. And Katy O’Donnell (@KatyODonnell_) takes on the Tax Reporter role.
Forbes (New York, NY): Michael Solomon (@Mister_Solomon) (email@example.com) joins ForbesLife (@ForbesLife) as Editor-in-Chief.
ABC (New York, NY): Dan Harris (@danbharris) will replace Bill Weir (@BillWeirCNN) as Co-Anchor of ABC’s Nightline (@Nightline).
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Stock Markets Reporter Dan Strumpf (@danstrumpf) will now cover U.S. Financial Markets and Banking. On November 11, Reporter Mara Gay (@maragay) will join the paper.
TIME Magazine (New York, NY): Former New York Observer Senior Editor Jessica Roy (@JessicaKRoy) has joined as a Newsfeed Editor.
Associated Press – Richmond Bureau (Richmond, VA): Political Reporter Bob Lewis (@APBobLewis) and Editor Dena Potter (@DenaPotterAP) have both been fired.
InStyle (New York, NY): Current New York Times (@NYTimes) Fashion Reporter Eric Wilson (@EricWilsonNYT) will part ways with The Times and join as a Fashion News Director.
Closer Weekly (Englewood Cliffs, NJ): Bauer Publishing launches Closer Weekly (@closerweekly) on October 30th. Lisa Chambers joins as Executive Editor.
The Bleacher Report (New York, NY): Former New York Times Sports Reporter Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) has joined as the National NBA Reporter.
More Magazine (New York, NY): Associate Beauty Editor Nikki Ostasiewski parts ways with the magazine.
Oklahoma Gazette (Oklahoma City, OK): Jennifer Chancellor (@jennpc1) is the new Editor-in-Chief replacing Bill Bacharach.
Buzzfeed (New York, NY): Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) is now Legal Editor.
Prevention (New York, NY): Olessa Pindak (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Beauty and Lifestyle Director.
Capital New York (@CapitalNewYork): Journalist Alex Weprin (@AlexWeprin) has been hired as a Senior Reporter.
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA): Political Reporter Matt Katz (@mattkatz00) leaves to join WNYC-FM (@WNYC) to continue covering New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN): Rene Sanchez (@StribSanchez) was promoted to Editor and Senior Vice President.
CNN – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): White House Correspondent Dan Lothian (@DanLothianTV) has left CNN.
PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA): Senior Correspondent Ray Suarez (@RaySuarezNews) has left the program for a book tour.
ArtInfo.com (@ArtInfoDotCom) (email@example.com): Tom de Kay is the new Interim Executive Editor for the outlet.
Engadget (@Engadget): Editor Darren Murph (@DarrenMurph) is no longer at this technology outlet.
Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost): TV Editors Laura Prudom (@LauInLA), Alex Moaba (@AlexMoaba) & Maggie Furlong (@MaggieFurlong) have left the Post.
The Cut (@TheCut): The new Beauty Editor for New York Magazine (@NYMag) fashion blog The Cut (@TheCut) is Kathleen Hou (@KathleenHou).
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Atlanta, GA): Rose French (@STactsoffaith) is joining the paper as an Education Reporter starting next week. She was previously with the Minneapolis’ Star Tribune.
The Oklahoman – NewsOK.com (Oklahoma City, OK): Erik Horne (@ErikHorneOK) is the new Online Sports Editor after a stint as Sports Writer/Editor at The Daily Ardmoreite in Ardmore, Okla.
Ocala Star Banner (Ocala, FL): The Ocala Star Banner has named Richard Anguiano as Business Editor.
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