Feb 03, 2014
MEDIA News: Media Moves at The Boston Globe, AP, USA Today and more…
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.
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): The 142-year old paper now has its ninth Publisher. Owner John Henry (@John_W_Henry) becomes the Publisher of the historic paper.
Univision Canada (@Univision): Univision has purchased Canada’s Telelatino Network (@TLNenEspanol) (http://tlntv.com) and will be re-branding it as “Univision Canada”.
Poynter.org (St. Petersburg, FL): The journalism and media institute (@Poynter) has hired Bloomberg News’ DC Managing Editor Tim Franklin (@TimAFranklin) as its Publisher/President.
Associated Press (AP) (New York, NY): Noreen Gillespie (@norgillespie) has moved from Deputy Regional Editor in Chicago to Deputy Sports Editor in the main New York Bureau of the @AssociatedPress.
USA Today (McLean, VA): Jim Lenahan (@jlenahan) takes the reins as Managing Editor at America’s newspaper (@USATODAY).
Salt Lake City Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT): Kevin Winters Morriss (@KWinMo) is the new Digital News Director at the Tribune (@sltrib).
Marketplace (Los Angeles, CA): Former Thomson Reuters social media guru Margarita Noriega (@margafret) joins @MarketplaceAPM as their new Social Media Editor.
Quartz (New York, NY): Rachel Feltman (@RachelFeltman) has joined this business news site (@qz) on to cover science, health and technology news.
Time.com (@Time) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Dan Stewart (@ThatDanStewart) is the new Deputy Editor of Breaking News at Time.com (@Time). Sam Lansky (@SamLansky) has joined the outlet as the new Deputy Culture Editor.
Mashable (@Mashable) (email@example.com): Andrew Freedman (@AFreedma) is the first Climate, Weather & Environment Reporter at the site.
Popular Mechanics (@PopMech): Andrew Del Colle (@AndrewDelColle) was promoted to Senior Editor.
Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews): Jonathan Strong (@J_Strong) is the new Washington Editor for the Conservative news outlet.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): National Journal (@nationaljournal) Editor Adam Kushner (@AdamBKushner) joins the Post (@washingtonpost) as their new Digital Magazine Editor on Feb. 24th. Jaime Fuller (@J_Fuller) is now a Political Reporter and will be writing for Post’s political blog “The Fix” (@TheFix).
Military Times News Service (Springfield, VA): Former Stars and Stripes (@starsandstripes) scribe Leo Shane III (@LeoShane) is the new Congressional Editor @MilitaryTimes.
Toronto Star (Toronto, ON): News Reporter Liam Casey (@liamdevlincasey) has left the Star (@TorontoStar).
The New York Times – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Economic Policy Reporter Jackie Calmes (@calmesnyt) switches beats to cover campaigns and elections at the Times (@nytimes).
U.S. News & World Report (Washington, DC): Health & Wellness Editor Rachel Pomerance (@RachelPomerance) has left U.S. News (@usnews).
Access Hollywood – NBC Television Network (Burbank, CA): Liz Hernandez (@LizHernandez) joins Access Hollywood (@accesshollywood) as a Correspondent from KBIG-FM.
The California Sunday Magazine (@CalSunday): This new magazine will launch later this year via app, online and in print. Editor is Douglas McGray (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Women’s Wear Daily (New York, NY): Senior Editor David Lipke (@DavidLipke) is no longer with the publication.
Fortune Magazine (New York, NY): Former PandoDaily Reporter Erin Griffith (@eringriffith) has joined @FortuneMagazine as a Writer.
The Daily Beast (New York, NY): Former Executive News Editor Noah Shachtman (@NoahShachtman) has been named Executive Editor at the Beast (@thedailybeast).
Bloomberg News (New York, NY): Alan Goldstein (@alanmgoldstein) has been promoted to Managing Editor. He will oversee the States and Municipalities beat.
Metro New York (New York, NY): After 10 years at the paper, Dorothy Robinson (@dorothyatmetro) is the new Editor-in-Chief..
Interview Magazine (New York, NY): Keith Pollock (@MrPollock) has been named Editor-in-Chief. He will begin editing the April issue.
Rolling Stone (New York, NY): Jason Newman (@jasonrnewman) has been named News Editor.
Woman’s Day (New York, NY): Clinton Kelly (@Clinton_Kelly) has joined the magazine as Contributing Editor. “Clinton Solves It” will debut March 2014.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Former Washington Times Reporter Nathan Fenno (@nathanfenno) moves to L.A. to become their Sports Enterprise Reporter.
Martha Stewart Weddings (New York, NY): Beauty Director Melissa Foss is no longer with the magazine.
Tuscaloosa News (Tuscaloosa, AL): Former Meridian Star (@meridianstar) Sports Editor Tony Tsoukalas has joined the @TuscaloosaNews as a Sports Writer.
The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.): Julie McMahon (@Julie_McMahon) is the new Crime and Breaking News Reporter.
Napa Valley Register (Napa, CA): Editor Michael Donnelly is parting ways with the Register (@NapaRegister) for a position with Lee Enterprises in Madison, Wisconsin.
The Huntsville Item (Huntsville, TX): Sports Editor Tom Waddill has been promoted to Editor @HuntsvilleItem. And Assistant Sports Editor Gene Schallenberg is the new Sports Editor.
The Hays Daily News (Hays, KS): Nick Schwien (@NickSchwien) has been promoted to Managing Editor at the Daily News (@NorthWestKansas).
The Spirit of Jefferson (Charles Town, WV): The new Sports Editor at the Spirit (@SpiritofJeff) is Jeff Brammer.
Telemundo – KDEN-TV (Denver, CO): Sonia Gutiérrez has been named Associate Editor of this Telemundo affiliate (@telemundodenver).
Univision – KCEC-TV (Denver, CO): The News Director for Noticiero Colorado (@kcectv), Luisa Collins (@LuisaFCollins) has been promoted to Vice President of News and will be based out of the Entravision Colorado office (@evcdenver).
MundoFox (New York, NY): Ibra Morales has taken over the role of President of MundoFox (@MundoFOX) replacing Emilio Saccone who had recently left.
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