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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 JETmag.com.
National Geographic Magazine (Washington, DC): Executive Editor Susan Goldberg was promoted to Editor-in-Chief.
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 (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.
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, 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 (Arlington, VA): David Pittman (@David_Pittman)(firstname.lastname@example.org) is a new Health Reporter @POLITICOPro. And Allie Grasgreen (@alliegrasgreen) signs on as a Higher Education Reporter.
CNNMoney.com (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 (Saint Petersburg, FL): Seth Liss (@sliss33) boards on as the Digital Editor @Poynter.
The Hotline (Washington, DC): House Editor Scott Bland (@HotlineScott) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.
Washingtonian (Washington, DC): Paulina Kosturos (@washwellbeing) takes over the Well & Being Section @washingtonian.
Esquire Magazine (New York, NY): John Hendrickson (@JohnGHendy) joins @Esquiremag as Associate Digital Editor.
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 (Washington, DC): Ferdous Al-Faruque (@alfaruque) is the new Healthcare Policy Reporter @thehill.
ESPN The Magazine (Bristol, CT): Former Bloomberg News Sports Reporter Mina Kimes (@minakimes) is now a Senior Writer/Columnist @ESPNMag .
US Weekly (New York, NY): Ashley Spencer (@AshleyySpencer) joins @usweekly as Staff Editor.
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 – 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 (New York, NY): Former Press Aide to Hillary Clinton, Audrey Gelman (@audreygelman), has joined @marieclaire as a Contributing Editor.
The Daily Beast (@TheDailyBeast) (email@example.com): Tim Mak (@TimKMak) is heading to The Daily Beast as a Senior Congressional Correspondent.
Digital Trends (@DigitalTrends): The new Editor-in-Chief for Digital Trends is Jeremy Kaplan (@SmashDawg).
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): Andy Fixmer (@AndyFixmer) is joining Mashable as the Special Projects Editor.
SELF (New York, NY): Suzanne D’Amato (@suzannedamato) aboard as an Executive Editor (@SELFmagazine).
Fashion Mannuscript (New York, NY): Vanessa Groce joins the team at as a Senior Editor @Mann_Pub.
The Daily Climate (Charlottesville, VA): Marianne Lavelle (@mlavelles) joins the team as a Science Writer @TheDailyClimate.
WTTG-TV (Washington, DC): Political Reporter Karen Gray Houston is retiring after over forty years at the helm.
Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX): Former Denton Record-Chronicle Reporter John D. Harden (@Jdharden) has joined @HoustonChron as a Reporter.
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.
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).
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 (Washington, MO): Jason Peake is the new Sports Editor @Emissourian.
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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