Dec 09, 2013
MEDIA News: The Weather Channel, ABC, The New York Times
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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 – 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 (Washington, DC): Christina Bellantoni (@cbellantoni) returns to Roll Call (@rollcall) as Editor-in-Chief.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Reporter Peter Lattman (@peterlattman) has become New Media Editor.
The Denver Post (Denver, CO): Ricardo Baca (@bruvs) is the new Marijuana Editor covering the legalization of marijuana issues in Colorado.
Entrepreneur.com (@EntMagazine) (email@example.com): Catherine Clifford (@CatClifford) was promoted to Senior Writer at the outlet.
Gawker (@Gawker) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Writer Adrian Chen (@AdrianChen) has left Gawker to pursue freelancing opportunities.
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.
Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, CA): The Bee (@sacbee_news) has promoted Dan Morain (@DanielMorain) to Editorial Page Editor.
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.
South Florida Business Journal (Fort Lauderdale, FL): Mel Melendez (@SFlaBizMelendez) is the Interim Editor-in-Chief taking over for Kevin Gale.
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 (New York, NY): Reporter Mandi Woodruff (@MandiWoodruff) has joined Yahoo! Finance. She will cover Personal Finance.
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 (San Diego, CA): Luis Cruz (@NewsCruz) joins UT-TV San Diego (@UTTVSD) as News Director/Anchor.
Glamour Magazine (New York, NY): Marissa Gold (@TheNotoriousMBG) is the new Senior Online Editor.
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, CT): Arts & Entertainment Editor Donna Doherty has retired.
The York Weekly (York, ME): Laura Dolce (@ladolce1) has been named Editor of the paper.
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 (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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