Sep 02, 2014

MEDIA News: Media Moves at: Travel & Leisure, New York Magazine, NH1 News and More…

Below is a sampling of recent media moves and news compiled by PR Newswire’s Audience Research Department.

NH1 News (Concord, NH): Veteran Reporter Kevin Landrigan (@Klandrigan) will join the staff of this brand new channel that will cover New Hampshire news (@NH1News)( in mid-September. Also joining the NH1 news team in the near future is Anchor/Reporter Paul Mueller. Mueller comes from Bay News 9 in Tampa, Florida.

Travel + Leisure (New York, NY): Nathan Lump (@nathanlump) joins @TravlandLeisure as Editor.

Women’s Health (New York, NY): Amy Keller Laird (@amykellerlaird) will act as the interim Editor-in-Chief @WomensHealthMag for the foreseeable future.

New York Magazine (New York): Ben Williams (@bendwilliams) has been promoted to Digital Editor @NYMag.

The Washington Examiner (Washington, DC): Senior Editor Philip Klein (@philipaklein) was promoted to new Commentary Editor @dcexaminer.

Associated Press – Las Vegas Bureau (Las Vegas, NV): Kimberly Pierceall (@pierceall) is set to join @AP as a Gambling/Tourism Reporter from the Orange County Register beginning Sept. 22nd.

Chicago Magazine (Chicago, IL): Executive Digital Editor Jennifer Tanaka (@JenniferTanaka) is leaving the lifestyle magazine (@ChicagoMag) to join Northwestern University, as Director of Digital Communications. Digital Designer/Developer Luke Seemann (@bikesarefun) has been promoted to succeed Tanaka as Managing Editor, Digital. Web Editor Harry Sawyers has left and Senior Editor Emmet Sullivan (@emmetds) will replace him.

Los Angeles Daily News (Woodland Hills, CA): David Montero (@DaveMontero) joins @ladailynews as a local news Reporter. Montero was previously with @OCRegister.

Men’s Journal (New York, NY): Former Runner’s World Gear Editor Jeff Dengate (@dengaterade) is the new Senior Editor reviewing the latest gear. And Jason Diamond (@imjasondiamond) has become an Associate Editor @MensJournal. He will focus on web content.

Saveur Magazine (New York, NY): Former Fodor’s Travel Web Editor Erica Duecy (@ericaduecy) joins @SAVEURMAG as Digital Director.

Nylon Magazine (New York, NY): Busra Erkara (@Busra_Erkara) becomes Senior Editor of Pop Culture and Style Features @NylonMag. In addition, Mickey Stanley becomes Senior Editor overseeing Features on Culture and Style and Patty Martinez Adams (@pattyadams) is made Editor-at-Large. She will help with contributing features articles and celebrity covers.

CBS Newspath (New York, NY): Megan Alexander (@MeganAlexander1) joins @cbsnewspath as a Special Correspondent covering Thursday Night Football. She will also remain at Inside Edition.

ProPublica (New York, NY): Robert Faturechi (@RobertFaturechi) joins @ProPublica as a Campaign Finance Reporter.

Sporting News (Charlotte, NC): Former WOLO-TV Sports Anchor/Reporter Sara Jane Harris (@SaraJaneHarris) is now a Digital Host here (@SportingNews).

The Tennessean (Nashville, TN): Executive Editor Maria De Varenne has been promoted to News Director @Tennessean.

Bloomberg News (New York, NY): Cynthia Koons (@CynthiaLKoons) is the new Healthcare Reporter @BloombergNews.

The Huffington Post (New York, NY): Ben Walsh (@BenDWalsh) is a new Business Reporter @HuffingtonPost.

Frontiers Magazine (Los Angeles, CA): Drew Droege (@drewdroege) is set to join @frontiersmag as a Contributing Editor.

Eater (@EaterNY) ( Greg Morabito (@GregMorabito) has been named Engagement Editor. Morabito has been with Eater since 2011. In other news, Devra Ferst (@devraferst) has joined the online news site as an Associate Editor.  Previous, Ferst was a Contributor at Grub Street.

Harper’s Bazaar (New York, NY): Alexandra Tunell (@alexandratunell) has joined @harpersbazaarus as an Online Beauty Editor.

The Oregonian (Portland, OR): Keith Sharon (@KeithSharonOC) tackles the Sports Editor spot @Oregonian.


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