Jan 06, 2014

MEDIA News: Washington Post, National Geographic, Weather Channel

Below is a sampling of recent media moves and news compiled by PR Newswire’s Audience Research Department.

 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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