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National Journal (Washington, DC):Emily Schultheis (@emilyrs) signs on as a Political Reporter. Alexia Campbell (@AlexiaCampbell) is the new Investigative Reporter. Rachel Roubein (@rachel_jenn) is a new Reporter. Alex Laughlin (@alexlaughs) is a Social Media Reporter. Zach Cohen (@Zachary_Cohen) joins on as a Web Producer.
CNNMoney.com (New York, NY): Rich Barbieri (@richbarbieri) has been promoted to Managing Editor from Deputy Managing Editor here (@cnnmoney). And former Bloomberg TV Reporter @Cristina Alesci is now a Correspondent.@CNNMoney.
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA): Co-Owner Lewis Katz passed away recently and we send out our condolences. Ex-Star-Ledger Reporter Jason Grant (@JasonBarrGrant) joins @PhillyInquirer as the City Hall Reporter.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Former Salon Editor Kerry Lauerman (@KerryLauerman) is joining in July as a Senior Editor of Mobile Products. Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) is a new Hockey Reporter @PostSports covering the Washington Capitals and the National Hockey League. And Roman Stubbs (@romanstubbs) tackles Maryland’s Sports as the new High School Sports Reporter.
Town & Country (New York, NY): Mary Kaye Schilling (@mks10009) joins @TandCmag as Deputy Editor. Also joining the publication as Architecture and Design Editor is Pilar Viladas. And lastly, the magazine promotes Stellene Volandes (@therealstellene) from Style Director to Executive Style Editor.
Politico (Arlington, VA): Daniel Lippman (@DLippman) has been hired as a Researcher and Reporter @Politico.
Politico Pro (Arlington, VA): Arthur Allen (@ArthurAllen202) has been hired as the Editor of the eHealth team (@Morning_eHealth) and Ashley Gold (@ashleyrgold) joins the eHealth team as a Reporter.
Food & Wine (New York, NY): Ben Mims (@benbmims) joins @foodandwine as an Associate Food Editor.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Jenna Wortham (@jennydeluxe) has joined the Sunday Business section full time @nytimes. She will focus on features and more in-depth reporting.
The New York Times – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Aaron Kessler (@akesslerdc) joins the D.C. Bureau @nytimes as an Automotive Industry Reporter.
NBC News (New York, NY): Perry Bacon Jr. (@perrybaconjr) is a new Senior Political Reporter @NBCNews.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Prabha Natarajan (@prabhanatarajan) has replaced Meredith D’Agnolo as Head of the Online Night Crew @WSJ.
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): The Atlantic’s Associate Entertainment Editor Ashley Fetters (@AshleyFetters) is joining @EW later this month as a News Editor.
The Detroit News (Detroit, MI): Greg Tasker (@GTasker_dn) has been named the Entertainment Editor @DetroitNews.
Government Executive (Washington, DC): Michael Grass (@mgrass) is a new Senior Editor @GovExec.
Dallas Business Journal (Dallas, TX): Paul O’Donnell has been named Editor @DallasBizNews.
Houston Business Journal (Houston, TX): Joe Martin (@HBJMartin) has joined @HOUBizJournal as a Health Care & Technology Reporter.
Fortune Magazine (New York, NY): Former Editor-at-Large Bethany McLean (@bethanymac12) has returned to @FortuneMagazine as a Columnist.
CNN International (Atlanta, GA): Tom Sater has been promoted to full-time Meteorologist @cnni.
xoVain.com (New York, NY): April Walloga (@AprilWalloga) joins @xoVain as Managing Editor.
PoliticsPA.com (@PoliticsPA): Nick Field (@nick_field90) is the new Managing Editor.
Nextgov (Washington, DC): Camille Tuutti (@camilletuutti) is the new Executive Editor @Nextgov.
On Wall Street (New York, NY): Ralph Ortega (@RalphOrtega) is the new Editor-in-Chief @onwallstreet.
Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO): Alicia Stice (@AliciaStice) has been hired as a Business Reporter @columbiatribune.
The Marysville Globe (Marysville, WA): Steven Powell is the new Editor @globereporter1.
ProPublica: Cezary Podkul (@Cezary) is a new Finance Reporter @ProPublica.
The Richmond County Daily Journal (Rockingham, NC): Corey Friedman is the new Editor @RC_DailyJournal.
Univision – Noticias 23 – WLTV-TV (Miami, FL): Interim News Director Daniel Morcate (@dmorca) became the News Director @Univision23.
Univision – Noticias 45 – KXLN-TV (Houston, TX): Victoria Acosta Rubio has joined this Univision affiliate (@Univision_45) as a News Reporter.
Refinery29 (http://www.refinery29.com): Bari Lieberman (@BariLieberman) is the new Fitness and Wellness Editor.
Redbook (New York, NY): Marla Horenbein (@MarlaHorenbein) is now the Assistant Fashion Editor at the outlet.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Britt Aboutaleb is the new Managing Editor for Yahoo! Beauty.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): The Times (@latimes) welcomes Carolina Miranda (@cmonstah) as the head Writer on a new blog called “Culture: High and Low”.
VentureBeat (San Francisco, CA): Mark Sullivan (@thesullivan) joins @Venturebeat as a Writer covering mobile and health technology.
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