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The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Alistair Barr (@alistairmbarr) has left USA Today to join @WSJ to cover Google’s operations in Silicon Valley. Business Insider (@businessinsider) Reporter Steven Perlberg (@perlberg) moves to The Journal as well beginning the first of April. Erik Holm (@erikholmwsj) is now Deputy Editor of the MoneyBeat blog.
ESPN The Magazine (Bristol, CT): Editor-in-Chief of @ESPNMag Chad Millman (@chadmillman) (email@example.com) is also now the Editor-in-Chief of ESPN.com (@espn). In addition, beginning in June, Rick Reilly (@ReillyRick) will end his sports column for the magazine. However he will switch over to do television for the company.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Ryan McCarthy (@mccarthyryanj) is the new Assistant Business Editor at the Post.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): David Frum (@davidfrum)(firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Senior Editor @TheAtlantic.
Associated Press (New York, NY): Associated Press (@AP) Business Editor Hal Ritter is retiring early next month.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): The LA Times (@LATimes) has named Stacey Leasca (@SLeasca)(email@example.com) Social Media Editor.
Morning Consult (Washington, DC): Emily Holden (@emilyhholden)(firstname.lastname@example.org) has left Roll Call to join Morning Consult as Energy Editor.
Chronicle of Philanthropy (Washington, DC): Former Bloomberg Government Managing Editor Daniel Parks (@itsdanparks) is the new Managing Editor @Philanthropy.
National Journal (Washington, D.C.): Emma Roller (@EmmaRoller) (email@example.com) is now working @NationalJournal as a Politics Blogger. Jason Plautz (@Jason_Plautz) (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Energy Reporter for the outlet.
The New Republic (Washington, D.C.) The New Republic (@TNR) has hired Brian Beutler (@BrianBeutler) as a Senior Editor.
Essence Magazine (New York, NY): Lauren Williams (@LaurnWilliams) (email@example.com) is now the News Editor @EssenceMag. Meanwhile, Aretha Busby (@arethabusby) is no longer with the magazine where she served as Beauty Director. In addition, Emil Wilbekin (@EmilWilbekin) is no longer the Editor-at-Large at Essence Online. He has held that position since January 2012.
More Magazine (New York, NY): More Magazine (@MoreMag) welcomes Debra Birnbaum (@debrabirnbaum) (firstname.lastname@example.org) as acting Entertainment Editor.
WPIX-11 (New York, NY): WPIX-11 (@WPIX) welcomes Andy Adler (@Andy_Adler) (email@example.com) to the Morning News team as Entertainment and Sports Reporter. She will start April 7.
Prevention Magazine (New York, NY): Emma Haak (@EmmaHaak27) (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins Prevention (@PreventionMag) as Associate Editor.
People Magazine (New York, NY): Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt) (email@example.com) moves from Deputy Editor of Entertainment Weekly (@EW) to Deputy Editor of People (@Peoplemag). Also, Elizabeth Gleick (@BetsyGleick) (firstname.lastname@example.org) moves from Executive Editor to Deputy Editor for Human Interest.
The Weather Channel (Atlanta, GA): Veteran Meteorologist Dave Schwartz (email@example.com) is returning to the air @weatherchannel next month after a number of years away.
Teen Vogue (New York, NY): Emily Gaynor (@emgaynor) (firstname.lastname@example.org ) is the new Assistant Beauty Editor here.
FOX News (New York, NY): Contributor Scott Brown (@SenScottBrown) has left the network to pursue a run for US Senate in New Hampshire.
Sports Illustrated for Kids (New York, NY): Managing Editor Bob Der announced his departure from Sports Illustrated for Kids (@SIKids), a position he held for the past eight years.
Town & Country Magazine (New York, NY): Jay McInerney (@JayMcInerney) has joined Town & Country (@TandCmag) as a Monthly Contributor. He will write about wine beginning in the June/July issue.
CNN – New York Bureau (New York, NY): CNN Los Angeles Reporter Miguel Marquez (email@example.com) is moving cross country to report for CNN (@cnn) in New York.
PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA): Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoPBS) will soon be a Political Editor and Senior Producer at PBS NewsHour (@Newshour).
Shape Magazine (New York, NY): Cassie Shortsleeve (@CShortsleeve) (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Senior Online Editor for Shape (@Shape_Magazine).
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): Stephanie Robbins (@StephRobbins) (email@example.com) is the new Web Editor for Entertainment Weekly (@EW). She is based in L.A.
Sunset Magazine (Menlo Park, CA): Christine Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now the new Senior Features Editor at Sunset (@SunsetMag).
Chicagoist (Chicago, IL): Melissa McEwen (@melissamcewen) has joined @Chicagoist as the Food and Drink Editor. McEwen replaces Anthony Todd (@FoodieAnthony) (email@example.com), who recently joined the Tasting Table (@TastingTable) as Chicago Editor.
KOAA-TV (Colorado Springs, CO): The NBC affiliate has hired Valerie Abati as Meteorologist. Abati was most recently at KSBW-TV in Salinas, CA.
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN): Patrick Condon (firstname.lastname@example.org) (@patricktcondon) has joined the Star Tribune (@StarTribune) as a Reporter, covering Minnesota state politics and government. He was previously at the Associated Press – Minneapolis Bureau.
Mental Floss (Chesterland, OH): Hannah Keyser (@HannahRKeyser) is now writing for Mental Floss Magazine (@Mental_Floss).
theGrio (@theGrio) (email@example.com): Lilly Workneh (@Lilly_Works) (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now the “Living” Section Editor here.
The Intercept (@The_Intercept) (email@example.com): John Cook (@JohnJCook) is joining The Intercept as Editor-in-Chief.
Pursuitist (@Pursuitist) (firstname.lastname@example.org): McLean Robbins (@DeaconDoesDC) (email@example.com) is now the East Coast Editor.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Lisa Belkin (@LisaBelkin) has joined Yahoo! as a Senior National Correspondent.
WCCO-TV (Minneapolis, MN): Kim Johnson (@KimJohnsonABC4) has been hired as the new Saturday Morning Anchor at the NBC affiliate, starting in May. She comes to WCCO from KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City. Also at the station, Jason Matheson (@jasonmatheson) has been brought on as a Reporter for the evening news.
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Senate Reporter Meredith Shiner (@meredithshiner) is no longer @rollcall.
Los Angeles Business Journal (Los Angeles, CA): Reporter Tom Dotan is no longer with the Los Angeles Business Journal (@LABJcommunity). He covered technology and hospitality.
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