Mar 03, 2014

MEDIA News: National Journal, The Daily Beast, The Washington Post and More 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.

Washington Post The Washington Post (Washington, DC): The new overnight news team @washingtonpost: Foreign News Editor Terrence McCoy (@terrence_mccoy); Business Editor Gail Sullivan; Arts & Entertainment Editor Soraya McDonald (@SorayaTWP); and National News Editor Lindsey Bever (@lindseybever). In addition, Alyssa Rosenberg (@AlyssaRosenberg) is heading to The Post to blog about pop culture. She begins March 10.

Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Longtime Transportation Reporter Ted Mann (@TMannWSJ) will now cover Conglomerates. In addition, Rob Barry will oversee and contribute to the Data Reporting Team @WSJ.

The Daily Beast The Daily Beast (New York, NY): Former Social Media Editor @Bloomberg, Scott Bixby (@scottbix) assumes the same role @thedailybeast.

National Journal National Journal (Washington, DC): Former Newsweek/Daily Beast Washington Editor Richard Just takes the reins as Editor @nationaljournal.

The New York Times The New York Times (New York, NY): Matt Chaban (@MC_NYC) is leaving the New York Daily News (@NYDNRealEstate) to join the Metro Section of The New York Times (@nytimes). He will be in charge of the Appraisal column.

Business Insider Business Insider (New York, NY): Josh Barro (@jbarro) has announced his departure from @businessinsider. He has accepted a position as a Correspondent with The New York Times.

ForbesForbes (New York, NY): Women in Business Reporter Meghan Casserly is no longer with the publication. Starting in March, Kathryn Dill (@KathrynDill) will cover her beat.

T: The New York Times Style Magazine (New York, NY): Former Dujour Editor Brooke Bobb is now Associate Features Editor at T.

msnbc MSNBC (New York, NY): MSNBC (@msnbc) names two Managing Editors: Rashida Jones (@RJonesNewsViews) and Ilyas Kirmani (@IlyasKirmani). Kirmani was Executive Producer of “News Nation with Tamron Hall”. Also, it welcomes former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer (@brianschweitzer) as a Contributor.

Better Homes and Gardens
(Des Moines, IA): Editorial Assistant Doris Lohrman has retired from the magazine.

New York Magazine New York Magazine (New York, NY): Starting this month the magazine (@NYMag) will operate as a biweekly releasing 29 issues a year.

Women's Wear Daily Women’s Wear Daily (New York, NY): Women’s Wear Daily (@womensweardaily) brings David Yi (@seoulcialite) aboard as a Reporter.

Us Weekly Us Weekly (New York, NY): Senior Editor Suzanne Marchese has left the magazine (@usweekly)  to join a public relations firm.

Glamour Glamour (New York, NY): Glamour (@Glamourmag) promotes Julieanne Castro (@JulianneCarell) from Beauty Assistant to Assistant Online Beauty Editor.

HGTV Magazine HGTV Magazine (New York, NY): HGTV Magazine (@HGTVMag) welcomes Kathleen Renda as the new Senior Editor.

Modern Luxury Modern Luxury (New York, NY): Modern Luxury (@Modern_Luxury) welcomes Marcy Bloom as Group Publisher and Vice President.

POLITICO Pro Politico PRO (Arlington, VA): Marjorie Censer (@CommonCenser) has left The Washington Post to become Defense Editor @POLITICOPro.

The Hill The Hill (Washington, DC): Sirius XM (@SIRIUSXM) host David Webb (@davidwebbshow) is a new Columnist @thehill.

USA Today – San Francisco Bureau (San Francisco.CA) Technology Reporter Scott Martin (@scottysmartin) is no longer with America’s newspaper.

Boston Herald The Boston Herald (Boston, MA): Bob McGovern (@BobMcGovernJr) joins the paper full-time as a General Assignment Reporter. Previously, he was a Freelance Reporter covering sports.

The Middletown Press Middletown Press (Middletown, CT): Cassandra Day (@cassandrasdis) is the new Managing Editor at the paper.

New Haven Register New Haven Register (New Haven, CT): Joe Amarante (@joeammo) is now the Arts & Entertainment Editor for the paper. Previously, he was an Editor, Reporter and Columnist there.

Foreign Policy Foreign Policy (Washington, DC): Foreign Policy Senior Writer Yochi Dreazen (@yochidreazen) is now the Deputy Editor at FP (@ForeignPolicy).

Washington Examiner Washington Examiner (Washington, DC): Betsy Woodruff (@woodruffbets) has been named Political Writer and Reporter at (@washexaminer).

KRIV-TV (Houston, TX): KRIV-TV (@MyFoxHouston) hires Maria Corrales as a Multimedia Journalist.

Dallas Biz Journal The Dallas Business Journal (Dallas, TX): Editor since 2012, Lauren Lawley Head (@LawleyHead), has parted ways with The Journal (@DallasBizNews) and joined Direct Selling News in Lake Dallas, TX as the new General Manager.

U-T TV U-T TV (San Diego, CA): U-T TV (@UTTVSD) is no longer being broadcast on Cox cable and At&T U-verse. The station has gone all-digital and will only produce programming accessable on digital devices.

Go Country 105 KKGO KKGO-FM (Los Angeles, CA): Klaudia Aresti joins KKGO-FM (@gocountry105) reporting on entertainment news and traffic.

California Home & Design (San Francisco, CA): This home design magazine has ceased operations after nearly 20 years.

Monterey HeraldMonterey County Herald (Monterey, CA): Former Monterey County Herald (@montereyherald) Editor Robert Bullock leaves $2.2 million to Monterey Peninsula College for a journalism scholarship fund.

Entercom Communications (@Entercom): Stacy Cunningham has been amed Operations Manager for San Francisco Entercom stations, KBLX-FM (@KBLX); KFOX-FM (@kfox); KGMZ-FM (@957thegame) and KOIT-FM.
KyXy 96.5 FMKYXY-FM (San Diego, CA): Sherry Knight joins San Diego station KYXY-FM (@KyXy) as Evening Host.

Los Angeles Daily Journal (Los Angeles, CA): Andrew McIntyre has parted ways with the Daily Journal to join Law360 (@Law360) as a Senior Reporter covering real estate.

WCCO - CBS MinnesotaWCCO-TV (Minneapolis, MN): Anchor/Reporter Aristea Brady (@AristeaBrady) has announced that she is leaving the station (@WCCO) to return to Colorado, where she previously worked as a Weekend Anchor/Reporter at KUSA-TV in Denver.

Aspen Magazine Aspen Magazine (Aspen, CO): Cindy Hirschfeld has been hired as the new Editor-in-Chief at this Modern Luxury Company publication (@AspenMagazine). Hirschfield previously served as a Senior Editor of Aspen before it was bought by Modern Luxury. She takes over for Janet O’Grady.

The Business Journal Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle, WA): Rob Smith has been named as the new Editor-in-Chief at the paper here (@PSBJ), taking over for George Erb. Smith was most recently Editor of the Portland Business Journal in Portland, OR.

NBC 10 WJAR WJAR-TV (Cranston, RI): After more than three decades with WJAR-TV (@NBC10), Investigative Reporter Jim Taricani (@NBC10_Jim) plans to retire in April

WRAT-FM (Belmar, NJ): After 37 years in the business, veteran on-air personality Marty Martinez has retired and signed off of the rock station on February 28th

Cape Cod Broadcasting (Hyannis, MA): Laura Reckford becomes the News Director for all four of its stations: WQRC-FM, WFCC-FM, WOCN-FM and WKPE-FM.

Improper Bostonian The Improper Bostonian (Boston, MA): Alexandra Cavallo (@AlexCavall0) joins the publication as Deputy Managing Editor. Previously, she was an Entertainment Editor at Metro Boston.

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