May 19, 2014

MEDIA News: Media Moves at Sacramento Bee, The New York Times, The Washington Post 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.

The Sacramento BeeSacramento Bee (Sacramento, CA): Claudia Buck was promoted from Assistant Business Editor to Business Editor here (@sacbee_news) after Jerry Eagan retired.

The New York Times The New York Times (New York, NY): Executive Editor Jill Abramson has unexpectedly left the paper (@nytimes). She will be replaced by Managing Editor Dean Baquet (@deanbaquet).

Washington Post The Washington Post (Washington, DC): David Malitz (@malitzd) and Mitch Rubin ( are the new Deputy Features Editors @washingtonpost.

Cosmopolitan Cosmopolitan (New York, NY): Leslie Yazel (@lyazel) will become Executive Editor of @Cosmopolitan later this month.

Fortune Magazine Fortune (New York, NY): Tom Huddleston (@TJHuddle) has joined @FortuneMagazine as a Breaking News Reporter.

Janet Hundley WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee, WI): Janet Hundley (@JanetHundley) has been named News Director @TMJ4 from Assistant News Director @ABC7Chicago.

Esquire Magazine Esquire (New York, NY): Jennings Brown (@tjenningsbrown) joins @Esquiremag as Associate Editor. TIME Magazine (New York, NY): Mackenzie Yang has been promoted to Editorial Technology Coordinator @Time. Also joining, Arlene Chang (@changarlene) is set to become International Homepage Editor at And Siobhan O’Connor (@SiobhanNYC) is the new Editorial Director of Health.

People StyleWatch People StyleWatch (New York, NY): Leah Ginsberg, who was brought on in November 2013 as Managing Editor, has been promoted to Executive Editor @StyleWatchMag. In addition, Kristen Maxwell (@kristenmax) was promoted from Senior Editor to Deputy Editor.

VANITY FAIR Vanity Fair (New York, NY): Katherine Goldstein (@KGeee) joins @VanityFair as Online Editor.  She is to begin at the magazine on June 9..

Dr. Oz THE GOOD LIFE Dr. Oz The Good Life (New York, NY): Jill Herzig is joining the outlet as the new Editor-in-Chief.

refinery29 Refinery29 (@Refinery29): Kelley Carter (@IAmKelleyCarter) is now the Lifestyle Editor @Refinery29.

E! NewsE! News (Los Angeles, CA): Jennifer Lavin has been promoted to Executive Producer and Melanie Bromley to Chief News Correspondent @Enews.

Mother Jones Mother Jones (San Francisco, CA): Shane Bauer (@shane_bauer) joins the staff of @MotherJones as a Reporter covering human rights. ( The online team of @Variety welcomes Laura Prudom (@/LauInLA) as a News Editor.

Hollywood Reporter The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles, CA): Jeanie Pyun has been promoted from Features Director to Deputy Editor. Alison Brower will be returning to @THR next month as Deputy Editorial Director.

Indianapolis Star The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, IN): Ronnie Ramos (@RonnieRamos) has been promoted to Managing Director, Digital & Sports @indystar. He will manage sports and digital operations, including photos, videos and graphics.

Chicago Sun-Times Chicago (Chicago, IL): Zach Finken has joined the Tribune Content Agency as an Associate Editor after serving as an Assistant Managing Editor and Copy Editor (@SunTimes).

HLN HLN (Head Line News) (Atlanta, GA): Rashan Ali is a new Sports Correspondent for “Weekend Express on HLN (@hlntv).”

FOX Sports 1 Fox Sports 1 (Charlotte, NC): Kaitlyn Vincie (@kaitlynvincie) has re-signed @FOXSports1 as a Motorsports Reporter. Meanwhile, Lindsey Thiry (@LindseyThiry) is a new Sports Reporter who will be based in Los Angeles.

Quartz Quartz (New York, NY): Annalisa Merelli (@missanabeem) is a new Reporter. Dan Frommer (@fromedome) signs on as the Technology Editor. And Matt Phillips (@MatthewPhillips) was promoted to Markets & Finance Editor.

National Journal National Journal (Washington, DC): Michelle Cottle (@mcottle) joins the team as a Senior Writer and Nora Caplan-Bricker (@NCaplanBricker) signs on as a new Correpondent

Maxim Magazine Maxim (New York, NY): Former Men’s Health Associate Editor Matt Berical (@MattBerical) is the new Senior Editor @MaximMag.

The Reading Eagle Reading Eagle (Reading, PA): Business Editor Karen Miller has retired.

Azteca Azteca (New York,NY): Azteca America has decided to change its name and is now known as Azteca (@tvaztecaoficia)

Telemundo Telemundo Network (Hialeah,FL): Luis Silberwasser has been named President of Telemundo Network (@Telemundo). He will take over operations in August 2014.

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