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 from the research team. Learn more about Agility media targeting here.
National Post (Toronto, ON): Anne Marie Owens was named Publisher where she becomes the first woman Publisher @nationalpost.
MoneySense (Toronto, ON): Duncan Hood (@DuncanHood_) is the new Editor-in-Chief @MoneySenseMag. And Former Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Chevreau (@JonChevreau) is now an Editor-at-Large.
INC. (New York, NY): CEO of Dell Michael Dell (@MichaelDell), Thomas Goetz (@tgoetz), Former Executive Editor of Wire Magazine and Michelle Manafy (@michellemanafy) Editorial Director, Online Publishers Association have been named as Columnists @INC.
CNN (Washington, DC): Mark Preston (@prestoncnn) (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to Executive Editor of Politics @cnn.
New York Daily News (New York, NY): Meredith Engel (@MeredithEngel) (email@example.com) has joined the paper as a Digital Health Reporter.
More Magazine (New York, NY): Former Ladies Home Journal Entertainment Director Susan Pocharski (firstname.lastname@example.org) has taken over the same role @MoreMag.
Real Simple Magazine (New York, NY): Laura Schocker (@lschocker) (email@example.com) has become the new Online Executive Editor. She comes from the Huffington Post where she was Executive Editor of the Healthy Living section.
Women’s Health (New York, NY): Gretchen Smelter (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Creative Director. She most recently served as Design Director at House Beautiful.
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): Current Sports Editor for Athens Banner-Herald Rachel Bowers (@RachelGBowers), has been hired as the new Sports Online Producer and will begins June 16th.
U.S. News & World Report (Washinton, D.C): Kristine Crane (@CraneKristine) (KCrane@usnews.com) is a new Health Reporter @USNews. She will focus on patient advice and health tips.
Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) (email@example.com): Brian Barrett (@BrBarrett) (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now the Editor-in-Chief @Gizmodo.
Gawker (@Gawker) (email@example.com): Allie Jones (@AllieRileyJones) is now a News and Politics Reporter at the outlet.
The Switch – The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Nancy Scola (@nancyscola) is joining this Tech Blog produced by The Washington Post (@theswitch) at the end of June.
HLN (Head Line News) (Atlanta, GA): Mr. Ali Nejad (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new L.A.-based Correspondent for HLN (@hlntv). He arrives from ESPN.
Fox News Channel (New York, NY): Actress Stacey Dash (@REALStaceyDash) is now a Contributor at (@FoxNews).
Who What Wear (@WhoWhatWear) (email@example.com): Faith Xue is the newest Senior Editor at the celebrity fashion site.
FierceCable (Washington, DC): Daniel Frankel (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Editor @FierceCable.
PolicyMic (@PolicyMic): Bryan Graham (@BryanAGraham)(email@example.com) is the new Sports Editor.
Bustle (Brooklyn, NY): Kara McGrath (@diosmioitskara) is the new Fashion & Beauty Editor @bustle.
MSNBC (New York, NY): Telemundo Anchor Jose Díaz-Balart (@jdbalart) takes on double duty by Anchoring @msnbc mid-mornings starting in the middle of June.
The Miami Herald/el Nuevo Herald (Miami, FL): Alexandra Villoch is now the Publisher @MiamiHerald and @elnuevoherald.
ESPN Upstate (Greenville, SC): ESPN Upstate has promoted Mark Hendrix (firstname.lastname@example.org) to Program Director and Bob McLain (email@example.com) to Operations Manager.
The Modesto Bee (Modesto, CA): Ken Riddick has been named President & Publisher of @modbee.
Santa Monica Daily Press (Santa Monica, CA): Matthew Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org) was named Editor of @smdailypress.
Texarkana Gazette (Texarkana. TX): Kirk Blair (email@example.com) has been promoted to General Manager @TxkGazette.
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