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The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Sheila Courter (@Sheilawsj) was promoted from U.S. News Desk to Real Time Desk Senior Editor @WSJ. In addition, former Quartz Technology and Science Editor Christopher Mims (@mims) will join the paper as a Technology Columnist.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Russ Mitchell joins @LAtimes as a Tech Editor. Russ will be based in Northern California. Scott Gold (@scottgoldLAT) has changed beats and will now cover the San Fernando Valley for the paper.
Tribune Broadcasting (Chicago, IL): Katherine Green has been named Senior Vice President of News at the broadcasting company. Green previously served as Senior Vice President and Managing Editor for @HLNTV. She will oversee the company’s 23 major-market television stations, including @WGNTV in Chicago.
Scientific American (New York, NY): Amber Williams (@williaqi) has joined the magazine as an Associate Editor.
The Late Late Show (New York, NY): Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) has announced he will be leaving the show this December.
Thomson Reuters (New York, NY): Jason Fields takes on the Opinion Editor role @Reuters.
Associated Press – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): David Scott (@davidthornhill) is the new Political Editor @AP.
Buzzfeed – Los Angeles Bureau (@Buzzfeed): Jim Dalrymple (@Jimmycdii) will be a Breaking News Reporter for Buzzfeed. He is based in Los Angeles.
Popular Mechanics (@PopMech) (firstname.lastname@example.org): David Granger is the new Editorial Director. Ryan D’Agostino (@rhdagostino) has been named Editor-in-Chief @PopMech.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Laura Begley Bloom (@LauraBegley) is now the Executive Editor of the newly relaunched Yahoo! Travel (@YahooTravel). Jo Piazza (@JoPiazza) will be the new Editor.
Ars Technica (@ArsTechnica): David Kravets (@DMKravets) has joined Ars Technica as a Senior Editor.
Dow Jones Newswires – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): White House scribe Jared Favole (@jaredfavole) moves on to join Hamilton Place Strategies.
Politico Pro (Arlington, VA): New York Times Reporter Sarah Wheaton (@swheaton) joins Politico Pro @POLITICOPro as a Healthcare Reporter. And Shaun Waterman (@WatermanReports) is the new Cybersecurity Editor.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Robin Givhan (@RobinGivhan) is returning to the Post (@washingtonpost) to be a Fashion Critic and Reporter.
Bloomberg News – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): White House Correspondent Jonathan Allen (@jonallendc) has been promoted to Bureau Chief @BloombergNews.
Azteca America (New York, NY) The morning show “El Coffee Break” has been canceled @tvaztecaoficial.
Cosmopolitan (New York, NY): Cosmopolitan.com (@Cosmopolitan) brings Jill Filipovic (@jillfilipovik) aboard as a Senior Writer covering politics and women’s rights.
Glamour (New York, NY): Jane Keltner de Valle (@JaneKeltnerdeV) moves to Glamour (@Glamourmag) where she will be the Fashion News Director.
Consumer Reports (New York, NY): Ellen Kampinsky has been named Editor-in-Chief @ConsumerReports.
Martha Stewart Weddings (New York, NY): Lyndsey Matthews (@matthewslyndsey) is the new Associate Digital Editor @MarthaWeddings.
Brides (New York, NY): Amanda First (@amandafirst), formerly of Prevention Magazine, has joined @Brides as an Associate Editor.
Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews): Caroline May (@C_MayDC) is the newest Political Reporter at BN.
Metro Times (Detroit, MI): Detroit’s Metro Times (@MetroTimes) has named Valerie Vande Panne as Editor-in-Chief.
City Newspaper (Rochester, NY): Jake Clapp (@Jake_Clapp) is the new Arts & Entertainment Editor @roccitynews.
Austin American-Statesman (Austin, TX): Nicole (Chavez (@NicoleChavz) is now the Morning Breaking News Reporter @statesman.
Summit Publishing (Boulder, CO): Aaron Bible (@AHB_Media) has been hired as Digital Editor at the publisher. Bible has previously been a Contributing Editor for oElevation Outdoors, a Summit publication.
The News-Times (Danbury, CT): Seasoned Journalist Jean Dubail becomes Managing Editor and Managing Editor Jacqueline Smith (@JackyNT) changes her title to Editorial Page Editor at @NewsTimes
New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH): Business/Health Reporter Dave Solomon (DaveSolomon72) becomes Senior Politics Reporter @UnionLeader.
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