Dec 09, 2013

MEDIA News: The Weather Channel, ABC, The New York Times 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.

The Weather Channel The Weather Channel (Atlanta, GA): Good Morning America Weatherman Sam Champion (@SamChampion) joins The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) to host a new morning show.

Good Morning America Good Morning America – ABC (New York, NY): WMAQ-TV Meteorologist Ginger Zee (@Ginger_Zee) has been promoted to Weekday Morning Meteorologist at “Good Morning America” (@GMA) from the NBC station in Chicago (@nbcchicago).

Roll Call Roll Call (Washington, DC): Christina Bellantoni (@cbellantoni) returns to Roll Call (@rollcall) as Editor-in-Chief.

The New York Times The New York Times (New York, NY): Reporter Peter Lattman (@peterlattman) has become New Media Editor.

The Denver Post The Denver Post (Denver, CO): Ricardo Baca (@bruvs) is the new Marijuana Editor covering the legalization of marijuana issues in Colorado.

Entrepreneur (@EntMagazine) ( Catherine Clifford (@CatClifford) was promoted to Senior Writer at the outlet.

Gawker Gawker (@Gawker) ( Writer Adrian Chen (@AdrianChen) has left Gawker to pursue freelancing opportunities.

New York Magazine New York Magazine (New York, NY): Publishing weekly since 1968, @NYMag will become a biweekly in March 2014. The magazine’s website will increase coverage in the wake of this change.

The Sacramento Bee Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, CA): The Bee (@sacbee_news) has promoted Dan Morain (@DanielMorain) to Editorial Page Editor.

News & Record News & Record (Greensboro, NC): Jeff Gauger (@Jeff_GaugerNR) was promoted from Executive Editor to Publisher. And Mark Thompson (@mthompsonNR) joins on as a Sports Reporter.

SFBJ South Florida Business Journal (Fort Lauderdale, FL): Mel Melendez (@SFlaBizMelendez) is the Interim Editor-in-Chief taking over for Kevin Gale.

VANITY FAIR Vanity Fair (New York, NY): Alyssa Reeder (@alyssareeder) joins the team @VanityFair as Beauty Assistant. And Richard Lawson (@RiLaws) is joining as the new Hollywood Columnist.

Yahoo Finance Yahoo! Finance (New York, NY): Reporter Mandi Woodruff (@MandiWoodruff) has joined Yahoo! Finance. She will cover Personal Finance.

MetroPhilly Metro Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA): Sam Newhouse (@scnewhouse) is a new Reporter at Metro (@MetroPhilly).

MSNBC (New York, NY): Show host Martin Bashir has resigned.

U-T TV U-T TV (San Diego, CA): Luis Cruz (@NewsCruz) joins UT-TV San Diego (@UTTVSD) as News Director/Anchor.

Glamour Glamour Magazine (New York, NY): Marissa Gold (@TheNotoriousMBG) is the new Senior Online Editor.

Lucky Magazine Lucky Magazine (New York, NY): The new Online Beauty Editor at Lucky Magazine is Christa Lee (@ChristaJLee).

CQ Weekly (Washington, DC): Editor John Cranford has retired.

New Haven Register New Haven Register (New Haven, CT): Arts & Entertainment Editor Donna Doherty has retired.

The York Weekly The York Weekly (York, ME): Laura Dolce (@ladolce1) has been named Editor of the paper.

Rapid City Journal Rapid City Journal (Rapid City, SD): Scott Feldman (@Sfeldman231) is now a Business Reporter at the paper. Previously he worked as a Reporter for American News in Aberdeen, SD.

OC Weekly OC Weekly (Costa Mesa, CA): OC Weekly (@OCWeekly) Music Writer-Photographer Andrew Youssef has lost his battle with colon cancer at age 38. Our condolences to his family & colleagues.

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