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May 19, 2014
MEDIA News: Media Moves at Sacramento Bee, The New York Times, The Washington Post and More…
Sacramento 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 (New York, NY): Executive Editor Jill Abramson has unexpectedly left the paper (@nytimes). She will be replaced by Managing Editor Dean Baquet (@deanbaquet).
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): David Malitz (@malitzd) and Mitch Rubin (firstname.lastname@example.org) are the new Deputy Features Editors @washingtonpost.
Cosmopolitan (New York, NY): Leslie Yazel (@lyazel) will become Executive Editor of @Cosmopolitan later this month.
Fortune (New York, NY): Tom Huddleston (@TJHuddle) has joined @FortuneMagazine as a Breaking News Reporter.
WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee, WI): Janet Hundley (@JanetHundley) has been named News Director @TMJ4 from Assistant News Director @ABC7Chicago.
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 Time.com. And Siobhan O’Connor (@SiobhanNYC) is the new Editorial Director of Health.
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 (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 (New York, NY): Jill Herzig is joining the outlet as the new Editor-in-Chief.
Refinery29 (@Refinery29): Kelley Carter (@IAmKelleyCarter) is now the Lifestyle Editor @Refinery29.
E! News (Los Angeles, CA): Jennifer Lavin has been promoted to Executive Producer and Melanie Bromley to Chief News Correspondent @Enews.
Mother Jones (San Francisco, CA): Shane Bauer (@shane_bauer) joins the staff of @MotherJones as a Reporter covering human rights.
Variety.com (http://www.variety.com): The online team of @Variety welcomes Laura Prudom (@/LauInLA) as a News Editor.
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.
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.com (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 (Head Line News) (Atlanta, GA): Rashan Ali is a new Sports Correspondent for “Weekend Express on HLN (@hlntv).”
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 (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 (Washington, DC): Michelle Cottle (@mcottle) joins the team as a Senior Writer and Nora Caplan-Bricker (@NCaplanBricker) signs on as a new Correpondent
Maxim (New York, NY): Former Men’s Health Associate Editor Matt Berical (@MattBerical) is the new Senior Editor @MaximMag.
Reading Eagle (Reading, PA): Business Editor Karen Miller has retired.
Azteca (New York,NY): Azteca America has decided to change its name and is now known as Azteca (@tvaztecaoficia)
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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