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The Washington Examiner (Washington, DC): The Hill’s Editor-in-Chief Hugo Gurdon (@hgurdon) has left to join the Examiner as Editorial Director.
The Hill (Washington, DC): Managing Editor Bob Cusack (@BobCusack) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief @thehill. News Editor Ian Swanson (@iswanTheHill) is the new Managing Editor. And Dustin Weaver takes over the News Editor role.
People Magazine (New York, NY): Alexandra Brez begins at @Peoplemag as Director of Editorial Operations.
Hispanic Market Weekly (Coral Gables, FL): Diego Vasquez (@TheDiegoVasquez) is the new Editorial Director @HispanicMktWkly taking over for Cynthia Corzo, who will become a Contributing Editor.
Quartz (New York, NY): Indrani Sen (@IndraniNY) is the new Deputy News Editor @qz. And former American Banker Editor-in-Chief Heather Landy (@HeatherLandy) is the new Global News Editor.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Former Environment Reporter Kia Gregory (@kiagregory) has switched beats @nytimes to cover the new Manhattan beat. Sam Sifton (@SamSifton) has become Editor of the new Food section. Former Dining Editor Susan Edgerley (@nytedgerley) will be the Deputy Editor of this section.
Bloomberg Businessweek (New York, NY): Natalie Kitroeff (@nataliekitro) joins @BW as an Education Reporter. Also, joining the publication is Joshua Topolsky, who will serve as an Editor for a series of online projects.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Capital Business Reporter Sarah Halzack (@sarahhalzack) switches to the Post to be the National Retailing Reporter. And Jorge Castillo will be covering the Washington Wizards and NBA this Fall as a Sports Reporter @washingtonpost.
Runner’s World (Emmaus, PA): Paul Collins is now the Associate Publisher @runnersworld.
Advertising Age (New York, NY): Malika Touré (@MalikaZeinab) is a new Reporter @adage.
Good Housekeeping (New York, NY): Kristen Mascia (@kmascia) becomes Features Editor at @goodhousemag. Lori Bergamotto (@loribergamotto) is the new Style Director. And Kristen Saladino (@KristenSaladino) takes over the Fashion Director role.
Bon Appetit (New York, NY): Features Editor Carla Lalli Music (@lallimusic) has switched gears and become the Food Editor @bonappetit.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): CNN foreign affairs expert Fareed Zakaria (@FareedZakaria) is now a Contributing Editor at The Atlantic. He will also continue his column for The Washington Post too.
Politico (Arlington, VA): Washington Post Editorial Writer Eva Rodriguez takes on the Senior Editor role of the magazine.
Florida Trend (Saint Petersburg, FL): Amy Martinez (@amyemartinez) joins @FloridaTrend as Associate Editor. Most recently she was a Business Reporter for the Seattle Times.
South Florida Business Journal (Fort Lauderdale, FT): Calia Ampel (@CeliaAmpel) joins the staff @SFlaBizJournal as a Reporter covering technology and venture capital.
Food Network Magazine (New York, NY): Yasmin Sabir (@AboutTheFood) is the new Senior Associate Editor @FoodNetwork.
NPR (Washington, DC): Veteran Journalist Margot Adler (@MargotAdler) passed away after losing her fight to cancer. Margot was with NPR for more than three decades.
TCTMD (New York, NY): Todd Neale (@ToddNeale) climbs aboard this cardiovascular site (http://www.tctmd.com) to be a Senior Associate Editor
Houston Business Journal (Houston, TX): Paul Takahashi (@HBJpaul) signs on as a Real Estate Reporter @HOUBizJournal.
Men’s Journal (New York, NY): Former Outside Magazine Research Editor Ryan Krogh (@RyanKrogh) is now a Senior Editor @MensJournal.
Climate Central (Princeton, NJ): John Upton (@johnupton) is joining the team @ClimateCentral in mid-August as a Reporter.
Macon Telegraph (Macon, GA): High School Sports Editor Jonathan Heeter (@heets_tweets) has switched positions at the paper and now works as a Digital Producer.
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