MEDIAware: Issue - June 16, 2014

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The New Republic (Washington, DC): Managing Editor Amanda Silverman (@apsilverman) has been promoted to Deputy Editor @tnr. And Reporter Linda Kinstler (@lindakinstler) was promoted to Managing Editor. Rebecca Leber (@rebleber) has joined the team as a Political Reporter.

The Atlantic (Washington, DC): Former Politico Senior Editor Denise Kersten Wills (@denisewills) takes the Senior Editor role @TheAtlantic. Sophie Gilbert (@sophieGG) also joins the team as a Senior Editor.

The New York Times Magazine (New York, NY): Bill Wasik (@billwasik) joins @NYTmag as Deputy Editor.

ESPN The Magazine (Bristol, CT): Boston Magazine’s Jason Schwartz (@jasonSchwartz) is set to join @ESPNMag as a Senior Editor on June 30th.

Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost)(scoop@huffingtonpost.com): Igor Bobic (@IgorBobic) is now an Associate Politics Editor. He is based in Washington D.C.

Boston Business Journal (Boston, MA): Gale Murray (@galemurray) is the new Publisher of the journal. 

NBC News (New York, NY): John Mancini (@GetMancini) is set to become the Director of Digital Newsgathering @NBCNews. He spent the last three years with the Associated Press as the Global News Manager.

Tampa Bay Times (Tampa, FL): Jennier Orsi (@JenOrsi) has been named the new Managing Editor @TB_Times.

Popular Mechanics (New York, NY): Ezra Dyer (@EzraDyer) joins the team @PopMech as Automotive Editor.

Redbook (New York, NY): Interim Editor-in-Chief @RedbookMag Meredith Rollins  will now take over the role permanently. Rollins, who was previously Executive Editor, replaces former EIC Jill Herzig who is now the Editor-in-Chief of Dr. Oz’s The Good Life Magazine.

Domino Magazine (New York, NY): Creative Director Robert Leleux (@robertleleux) has been promoted to Editorial Director.

Washingtonian (Washington, DC): Former New Republic Editorial Director Michael Schaffer (@michaelschaffer) is the new Editor @washingtonian.

Quartz (New York, NY): Former Time D.C. Correspondent Bobby Ghosh (@ghoshworld) takes the Managing Editor reins @qz.

The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL): Angie Muhs (@amuhs) is ready to move into her new position as Executive Editor/Vice President of Editorial @SJRbreaking). Muhs comes from the Portland Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram, where she most recently served as Director of Audience Engagement and Executive Online Editor.

Global Voices (http://globalvoicesonline.org): Deputy Editor Sahar Habib Ghazi (@SaharHGhazi) was promoted to Managing Editor @globalvoices.

The New York Times (New York, NY): Alexandra Alter (@xanalter) joins @nytimes as Publishing Industry Reporter.  She begins in July.

The New York Times - San Francisco Bureau (San Francisco, CA): Conor Dougherty (@ConorDougherty) signs onto the tech team as a Reporter.

DuJour (New York, NY): Eden Univer (@edenuniver) joins @DuJourMedia as Web Editor.

Refinery29 (@Refinery29): Joyce Kong (@JoyceIKong) is now the Korean Beauty Correspondent for @Refinery29.

Epicurious.com (@Epicurious): The new Food Editor is Rhoda Boone.

Rumbo de Houston (Houston, TX) ImpreMedia's (@impreMedia) weekly publication Rumbo (@RUMBOnet) is now only an online publication.

Eater (@Eater) (tips@eater.com): Daniela Galarza (@SuperDaniela) is joining the outlet as the National Editor.

Courier & Press (Evansville, IN): Preps Sports Reporter Pat Hickey (@patmhickey) has joined the daily (@courierpress) from The Messenger (@MessengerOnline) in Madisonville Kentucky.

Ledger Independent (Maysville, KY): Courtney Smith has joined the @LedgerNewsroom as a Sports Writer. He previously served at the Daily Helmsman, fansided.com and rivals.com.

The Courier-Times (New Castle, IN): Editor Bob Hansen has been named Publisher @TheCourierTimes.

WSIL-TV (Carterville, Illinois): Amy Fox (@AmyFox_KMOT_TV) is set to join @WSILNews as Reporter for the morning newscast from Reporter/Anchor @KMOT_TV in Minot, North Dakota.

Chicago Magazine (Chicago, IL): Chicago Tribune Editor Gerry Kern (@GerryKern) will also be overseeing editorial operations @ChicagoMag. Editor Beth Fenner (@BethFenner) will now report directly to Kern.

Ann Arbor News/MLive (Detroit, MI): Michael Niziolek (@michaelniziolek) now covers sports for Ann Arbor News (@AnnArborNews) (@MLive) and MLive.

Hillsdale Daily News (Hillsdale, MI): David Vantress (@DVantressHDN) has been named Sports Editor at the Hillsdale Daily News (@HillsdaleDaily).

Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS): Riley Blevins (@Riley_Blevins) will soon be joining @clarionledger as a Recruiting Reporter.

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL): Mike DeFabo (@MikeDeFaboTWV) is the new Sports Reporter @nwherald.
The Spectrum (St. George, UT): Timothy R.Olsen (@TheRealTO) has accepted his new role a Sports Editor at (@SpectrumNews).

WSVN-TV (Miami, FL): WSVN-TV welcomes Omar Lewis as a General Assignment Reporter.

WJW-TV (Cleveland, OH): Paul Perozeni has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager @fox8news.

WPLL-FM (Gainesville, FL): Greg Cassidy is the new Program Director and Morning Host.

WWKA-FM (Orlando, FL): Drew Bland is the new Director of Branding and Programming @k923Orlando.

WWJ-AM (Detroit, MI): Ed Cardenas (@ELCardenas) has been named Digital Editor at WWJ-AM (@WWJ950).

Univision - Noticias 41 - WXTV-TV (Teaneck, NJ): Esteban Creste has been named News Director for Univision 41 (@wxtvdesk) effective the 1st of July. 

WGRZ-TV (Buffalo, NY): Michael Wooten (@wgrzMichael) was named Midday Anchor @WGRZ.

KNTV-TV (San Jose, CA): Robert Handa (@RHandaNBC) returns to @nbcbayarea as a Reporter/Host.

KMYI-FM (San Diego, CA): Shelly Brown (@shellybfmradio) is the new Morning Show Executive Producer for KMYI-FM (@star941fm).

KPRI-FM (San Diego, CA): Matt Stone is the new Program Director and Afternoon Host @KPRIFM).

KOSI-FM (Denver, CO): Former KWOF-FM Host/Program Director Jonathan Wilde (@jonathanwild925) has joined @KOSI1011 as Midday Host.

KTVI-TV/KPLR-TV (St. Louis, MO): Anne Elise Parks (@anneeliseparks) has been named as Midday Meteorologist @FOX2now and Weekend Evening Meteorologist @KPLR11.

KING-TV (Seattle, WA): Jean Enersen (@jeanenersen) has announced she is stepping down as Anchor, after 42 years in that position with the station (@KING5Seattle). She will remain as a Contributor to the station.

KXLT-FM (Boise, ID): Kevin Mee (@KevinBrendaMee) and Brenda Mee are now the Hosts of the Morning Drive @1079litefm. They come from cross-town rival KIZN-FM

KVIL-FM (Dallas, TX): Courtney Kerr (@thecourtneykerr) has been named Co-host of the new “Courtney Kerr’s Lunchtime Takeover” show on @1037KVIL starting June 23rd.

KASE-FM/KVET-FM (Austin, TX): Clear Channel has promoted Program Director JT Bosch to VP of Programming of the Austin, TX cluster including @KVETFM and @kase101austin.

WBZ-TV (Boston, MA): Investigative Reporter Lauren Leamanczyk (@LaurenWBZ) adds Anchor to her title at @cbsboston.

WTIC-TV (Hartford, CT): Beginning on June 23rd, Katie Corrado (@KatieMCorrado) will join the newsroom as a Multi-Media Journalist.

WZID-FM (Manchester, NH): Effective June 23rd, Neal White (@NealWhite842) will join the staff at the station as a Co-host for the morning show.  White will be replacing Mike Morin who will be retiring.

WFLD-TV (Chicago, IL): Evan Fitzgerald (@EvanWFitzgerald) joins @fox32news as Sports Anchor/Reporter from Sports Anchor at WDJT-TV (@CBS58) in Milwaukee.

WLUP-FM/WKQX-FM (Chicago, IL): Wade Linder joins the two Cumulus Media stations (@979TheLoop)(@101WKQX ) as Operations Manager and Program Director. He previously served in Minneapolis as a rock radio programmer.

WMAQ-TV (Chicago, IL): Siafa Lewis (@siafalewisnbc) has joined @nbcchicago as Freelance Reporter and Sports Anchor from Traffic Reporter at WCAU-TV (@NBCPhiladelphia).

WSBT-TV (Mishawaka, IN): Ed Russo (@EdRussoWX) has been named Weekend Meteorologist @WSBT from Meteorologist at WICU-TV (@erietvnews).

WKYC-TV (Cleveland, OH): Hilary Golston (@hgolston) joins @WKYC as a Reporter and Fill-in Anchor.

WTHR-TV (Indianapolis, IN): Jason Spells (@JasonSpells) is the new Sports Anchor/Reporter @WTHRcom. Spells previously served in the same position @RTV6. Naomi Pescovitz (@NaomiPescovitz) has been named Weekend Morning Anchor at the station from Reporter and Fill-in Anchor @KSTP in Minneapolis.

WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL): Jonathan Hardison (@fox6hardison) has been promoted from Weekend Anchor to Weekday Evening Anchor @myfoxal.

KTFM-FM (San Antonio, TX): Rachel “Blondie” Jones (@RachelBlondie) is now a Morning Host @941KTFMSA.

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