Jan 06, 2014
MEDIA News: Washington Post, National Geographic, Weather Channel
PR 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 Washington Post (Washington, DC): Peter Wallsten (@PeterWallsten) was promoted to Deputy National Political Editor @WashingtonPost.
Forbes Magazine (New York, NY): Avik Roy (@Avik) is the new Opinion Page Editor @Forbes.
National Geographic Magazine (Washington, DC): Bloomberg News Executive Editor Susan Goldberg (@susanbgoldberg) joins @NatGeo to become their Executive Editor.
Katie (New York, NY): After two seasons, Katie Couric’s (@katiecouric) daytime talk show has been cancelled. Production will end June 2014.
The Weather Channel (Atlanta, GA): Former CNN-er Jennifer Delgado has joined TWC (@weatherchannel) as a Meteorologist.
The Washington Times (Washington, DC): Defense Reporter Shaun Waterman (@WatermanReports) and Investigative Reporter Jeffrey Anderson (@jeffreyanders19) were part of the paper’s recent layoffs.
The Hill (Washington, DC): Washington Times Business Reporter Tim Devaney (@timdevaney) joins the team as a Staff Writer.
ABC News – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): News Anchor/Reporter Victor Ratner has retired after 40 years @ABC.
HR Magazine (Alexandria, VA): Christina Folz (@MsEditor) has joined HR Magazine (@HRMagazineSHRM) as an Editor.
Buzzfeed – Los Angeles Bureau (@Buzzfeed): Jarett Wieselman (@jarettsays) joins the LA bureau as a Senior Editor covering TV & film.
USA Today – Los Angeles Bureau (Los Angeles, CA): Reporter Chris Woodyard (@chriswoodyard) has been promoted to Bureau Chief of the LA Bureau.
The Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, CA): Dan Morain (@DanielMorain) has been promoted to Editorial Page Editor at The Bee (@sacbee_news). He was Senior Editor.
Essence Magazine (New York, NY): Nykia Spradley (@NSprads) is the new Beauty Editor at Essence Magazine (@EssenceMag).
New England Sports Network (Watertown, MA): Elle Duncan (@elleduncan) is set to join NESN next month. Duncan will be a Sports Anchor, Host, and Reporter for the network.
Houston Business Journal (Houston,TX): Jenny Aldridge (@HBJaldridge) is the new Real Estate Reporter at HBJ (@HOUBizJournal).
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