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Apr 28, 2014
MEDIA News: Media Moves at The Business Insider, Ebony, The Globe and Mail and More…
The Business Insider (New York, NY): Libby Kane (@LibbyKane) takes on the Personal Finance Editor @BIYourMoney.
Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON): Robyn Doolittle (@robyndoolittle) signs on as an Investigative Reporter. And Cathal Kelly (@cathalkelly) joins the team as a Sports Columnist.
Fox Business Network (New York, NY): Former Freelancer Katie Roof (@Katie_Roof) is now the Business/Tech Multimedia Reporter at (@FoxBusiness).
Ebony (Chicago, IL): Mitzi Miller (@mitzimoments) has been named Editor-in-Chief at the lifestyle publication (@EBONYMag) from serving in the same position at Jet (@GetJETmag). Managing Editor Wendy Wilson (@WendyLWilson_) will assume Miller’s duties.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): Adrienne LaFrance (@AdrienneLaF) has been hired as a Senior Associate Technology Editor @TheAtlantic.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Steven Petrow (@StevenPetrow) is penning a column on LGBT issues titled “Civilities”. Jonnelle Marte (@Jonnelle) joins @washingtonpost in May to blog and report about financial issues. And Philip Bump (@pbump) joins in May to cover politics and write for “The Fix”.
All You (New York, NY): Nina Willdorf (@ninawilldorf) was named Editor of All You (@allyou), where she had been Executive Editor.
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): Madison Vain (@m_vain) has joined @EW as an Editorial Assistant. In addition, Meeta Agrawal (@meeta) was promoted to Executive Editor of Television and Kristen Baldwin was promoted to Deputy Editor. She had been Executive Editor.
Vanity Fair (New York, NY): Michael Callahan joins @VanityFair as Contributing Editor.
Vogue (New York, NY): Earlier this month, Mackenzie Wagoner (@theMatenz) joined @voguemagazine as Beauty Editor.
Good Morning America (New York, NY): Lifestyle Anchor Lara Spencer (@LaraSpencer) has been named Co-Host @GMA.
Us Weekly (New York, NY): Madeline Boardman (@ml_boardman) has joined the staff @usweekly as an Online Staff Editor.
Ladies’ Home Journal (New York, NY): After 131 years, Meredith has announced it will cease publication of the magazine. The July issue will be its last. Ladies’ Home Journal will become a special interest magazine sold solely on newsstands. Subscriptions will not be available.
Smithsonian Magazine (Washington, DC): Matthew Shaer (@matthewshaer) signs on as a Staff Writer @SmithsonianMag.
The New York Times – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Julie Hirschfeld Davis (@juliehdavis) is the new White House Reporter @nytimes.
Bicycling (Emmaus, PA): Zack Grice pedals the team as the new Publisher @BicyclingMag.
Fusion (Doral, FL): Felix Salmon (@felixsalmon) has joined @ThisIsFusion as a Senior Editor.
New Haven Register (New Haven, CT): Angela Carter (@ReachAngi) returns to the @nhregister as a Senior Web Producer for the Breaking News Team. And Wes Duplantier (@breaking203) joins as an Assistant Breaking News Editor.
Fox Deportes (New York, NY): Former soccer player Luis “El Matador” Hernandez to their team of analysts @FOXDeportes.
WPIX-TV (New York, NY): Chuck Carter (@Chuck_JCarter) takes on the Managing Editor role @PIX11News.
NPR (Washington, DC): Emily Ochsenschlager (@NPREmily) is a new Producer @MorningEdition.
Muscle & Fitness Magazine (Woodland Hills, CA): Christopher Dolan is the new Publisher for @muscle_fitness.
FierceMedicalDevices (Washington, DC): Varun Saxena (VarunSaxena2) is now the News Editor.
RogerEbert.com (Chicago, IL): Chicago Film Critic Brian Tallerico (@Brian_Tallerico) has been named Content Editor of the film review website and digital storehouse of the late film critic’s work @ebertvoices.
Variety (Los Angeles, CA): Brent Lang (@BrentALang) joins @Variety as a Senior Film & Media Reporter. Brent is based in New York.
BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed): Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hamby (@ChrisDHamby) will be a new Investigative Reporter at BuzzFeed.
Eater (@Eater) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Sonia Chopra (@SoniaChopran) has been promoted to Cities Editor. Kat Odell (@Kat_Odell) is now the Editorial Producer at Eater; she will produce and edit video content for the outlet.
PureWow (@PureWow) (email@example.com): Lauren Gniazdowski (@LaurenGniaz) is now the Associate Managing Editor.
Quartz (New York, NY) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Jenni Avins (@JenniAvins) and Nikhill Sonnad (@NSonnad) are now Reporters @Qz.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Susan Kittenplan (@SusanKittenplan) is now the Executive Editor of Media Initiatives at Yahoo!.
Complete Senior (Laguna Beach, CA): This new publication (@completesenior) is a magazine for people 50 plus published by EPath Media. CS is on the web at: http://completesenior.com. Richard Perez-Feria (@RPerezFeria) is the Editor-in-Chief.
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