May 12, 2014

MEDIA News: Media Moves at Jet, Bloomberg News, Sports Illustrated and More… 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 from the research team.  Learn more about Agility media targeting here.

JET magazine Jet (Chicago, IL): The lifestyle magazine (@GetJETmag) is set to transition from print and go exclusively digital. Kyra Kyles (@thekylesfiles) has been named Digital Editorial Director at

National Geographic National Geographic Magazine (Washington, DC): Executive Editor Susan Goldberg was promoted to Editor-in-Chief.

Bloomberg News Bloomberg News (New York, NY): Winnie O’Kelley (@winnieokelley) was promoted from Financial Crimes Editor to Executive Editor @BloombergNews.

Bloomberg News – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Deputy Managing Editor Craig Gordon (@dcraiggordon) has been promoted to Managing editor.

Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated (New York, NY): Former Washington Post Sports Assignment Editor Lindsay Applebaum (@lindsapple) joins @SI to become a Special Projects Editor. And Emma Span (@emmaspan) signs on as a Senior Editor.

Public Integrity Center for Public Integrity (Washington, DC): Gordon Witkin (@gwitkin) was promoted from Managing Editor to Editor. And John Dunbar (@JohnDunbar14) has been named Deputy Executive Editor @Publici.

T Magazine T, The New York Times Style Magazine (New York, NY): Emily Stokes (@emilystokes) has been named Senior Features Editor @tmagazine. She most recently co-edited the Readings Section at Harper’s Bazaar (@harpersbazaarus).

POLITICO Pro Politico PRO (Arlington, VA): David Pittman (@David_Pittman)( is a new Health Reporter @POLITICOPro. And Allie Grasgreen (@alliegrasgreen) signs on as a Higher Education Reporter. (New York, NY): Former Fox Business Senior Reporter Matt Egan (@MattMEgan5) will now cover Stocks, Business and Finance @CNNMoney. In addition, Melvin Backman (@MelvinBackman) joins as a Reporter covering markets and investing.

Poynter Poynter (Saint Petersburg, FL): Seth Liss (@sliss33) boards on as the Digital Editor @Poynter.

Scott Bland The Hotline (Washington, DC): House Editor Scott Bland (@HotlineScott) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.

Washingtonian Washingtonian (Washington, DC): Paulina Kosturos (@washwellbeing) takes over the Well & Being Section @washingtonian.

Esquire Magazine Esquire Magazine (New York, NY): John Hendrickson (@JohnGHendy) joins @Esquiremag as Associate Digital Editor.

Roll Call Roll Call (Washington, DC): “Technocrat” is a new blog covering Telecom/Technology by Anne Kim (@annekimdc). And “POTUS Operandi” is another new blog covering the White House. Steven Dennis is at the helm.

The Hill The Hill (Washington, DC): Ferdous Al-Faruque (@alfaruque) is the new Healthcare Policy Reporter @thehill.

ESPN The Magazine ESPN The Magazine (Bristol, CT): Former Bloomberg News Sports Reporter Mina Kimes (@minakimes) is now a Senior Writer/Columnist @ESPNMag .

Us Weekly US Weekly (New York, NY): Ashley Spencer (@AshleyySpencer) joins @usweekly as Staff Editor.

CBS Evening News CBS Evening News (New York, NY): Steve Capus (@SteveKapus) has been added to CBS Evening News (@cbseveningnews) as Executive Producer starting in July. In addition, the former NBC exec will be the Executive Editor of CBS News (@CBSNews).

Univision LA Univision – Noticias 34 – KMEX-TV (Los Angeles, CA): Alberto Mier y Terán (@A_MieryTeran) has been promoted to Executive Vice President but will continue to serve as General Manager @NU34LA.

Marie Claire Marie Claire (New York, NY): Former Press Aide to Hillary Clinton, Audrey Gelman (@audreygelman), has joined @marieclaire as a Contributing Editor.

The Daily Beast The Daily Beast (@TheDailyBeast) ( Tim Mak (@TimKMak) is heading to The Daily Beast as a Senior Congressional Correspondent.

Digital Trends Digital Trends (@DigitalTrends): The new Editor-in-Chief for Digital Trends is Jeremy Kaplan (@SmashDawg).

Seventeen Magazine Seventeen (New York, NY): Jo Ann Liguori has joined Seventeen (@seventeenmag) as Executive Managing Editor. Liguori previously served as managing Editor at Country Living Magazine.

Mashable Mashable (@Mashable): Andy Fixmer (@AndyFixmer)  is joining Mashable as the Special Projects Editor.

SELF Magazine SELF (New York, NY): Suzanne D’Amato (@suzannedamato) aboard as an Executive Editor (@SELFmagazine).

Mann Publications Fashion Mannuscript (New York, NY): Vanessa Groce joins the team at as a Senior Editor @Mann_Pub.

Daily Climate The Daily Climate (Charlottesville, VA): Marianne Lavelle (@mlavelles) joins the team as a Science Writer @TheDailyClimate.

Karen Gray Houston WTTG-TV (Washington, DC): Political Reporter Karen Gray Houston is retiring after over forty years at the helm.

Houston Chronicle Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX): Former Denton Record-Chronicle Reporter John D. Harden (@Jdharden) has joined @HoustonChron as a Reporter.

Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Sun-Times (Chicago, IL): After over 30 years of covering Chi-town sports, sports scribe Toni Ginnetti (@toniginnetti) is retiring. Toni covered the Cubs and White Sox during her career.

Las Cruces Bulletin The Las Cruces Bulletin (Las Cruces, NM): Brook Stockberger (@BStockberger) is now the Managing Editor @LCBulletin. Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA): Chris Otto (@ChrisOttoLNP) is the new Sports Editor at Lancaster Newspapers (@LancasterOnline).

Providence Journal The Providence Journal (Providence, RI): Sports Writer Mark Daniels (@mdaniels06) has joined @projo covering The New England Patriots and the NFL. Previously, Daniels spent almost seven years covering sports at the Boston Herald.

The Missourian The Missourian (Washington, MO): Jason Peake is the new Sports Editor @Emissourian.

Times Free Press Chattanooga Times Free Press (Chattanooga, TN): Web Editor John Vass is retiring this month. Vass has been @timesfreepress for almost five decades.

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