MEDIAware: Issue - September 8, 2014
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The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Frederick J. Ryan is the new Publisher taking over for Katherine Weymouth who has left. And Sports Reporter Chuck Culpepper (@ChuckCulpepper1) is the new National Football Reporter @washingtonpost.
USA Today (McLean, VA): There were a number of changes at USA Today, the following Editors and Reporters have moved on: Pop Music Critic Edna Gunderson; Film Critic Scott Bowles; Health & Fitness Reporter Michelle Healy; Behavior & Relationships Reporter Sharon Jayson; Book Reviewer Bob Minzesheimer; "Pop Candy" Blogger/Reporter Whitney Matheson; Reporter Korina Lopez; Assignment Editor Chris Cubbison; Managing Editor/Money Jim Henderson; Science/Health Editor Dennis Kelly; Sports Assignment Editor Deborah Barrington; Assistant Managing Editor/Sports Scott Zucker; Assignment Editor Glenn O'Neal and Travel Editor Victoria Stoddart.
Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM): Beginning September 15th there will be a few changes @ABQJournal. Assistant Business Editor Nick Pappas (@nickpapp) is moving to Metro Editor, while current Metro Editor Charlie Moore (@CharlieMoore) will be Business Editor. Current Business Editor Mike Murphy will now serve as Assistant Metro Editor. And Ellen Marks, currently Deputy Metro Editor, will be Assistant Business Editor.
Crux (Boston, MA): Boston Globe Media Partners debut's a new website called @Crux (http://www.cruxnow.com). Crux will cover the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican, and all things related to Catholicism. Boston.com’s editor and veteran of The Boston Globe, Teresa M. Hanafin (@BostonTeresa), has become the Editor of the new website.
The View (New York, NY): Brian Balthazar (@BrianBalthazar) joins @theviewtv on ABC as Co-Executive Producer.
Bloomberg Pursuits (New York, NY): Stephen Pulvirent (@SJPulvirent) joined @BloombergPrsuts as an Associate Editor.
The New York Times Magazine (New York, NY): Emily Bazelon (@emilybazelon) joins @NYTmag as a Staff Writer. She will continue to write for @SlateGabfest.
New York Magazine (New York, NY): Ashley Weatherford (@sincerelyash) is now Associate Beauty Editor @TheCut.
Marie Claire (New York, NY): Brittany Kozerski (@brittanygk) is promoted from Associate Fashion Market Editor to Fashion Market Editor @marieclaire. Also, Callie O’Neill joins the magazine as a Fashion Writer and Catherine Newell-Hanson is named Fashion Editor-at-Large.
Bloomberg LP (New York, NY): Despite denying a return during his final days in office, it was announced last week, that Michael Bloomberg (@MikeBloomberg) will in fact return to run the show @Bloomberg.
AnandTech (@AnandTech): Ryan Smith (@RyanSmithAT) is the new Editor-in-Chief of @AnandTech, replacing Anand Shimpi, who is retiring.
Morning Consult (@MorningConsult): Marissa Evans is the new Health Editor, replacing Jonathan Easley who is now the Technology Editor.
She Knows (@SheKnows): Irina Gonzalez (@MsIrinaGonzalez) is the new Food Editor.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Sarah Cristobal (@Cristobalita_) is the new Style Editor @Yahoo.
Meet The Press (New York, NY): Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) is set to join new host Chuck Todd as a regular Panelist @meetthepress in the next few weeks.
ABC News (New York, NY): Tom Laimas (@TomLlamasTV) is set to join (@ABC) as a Correspondent and Anchor from WNBC-TV, beginning in mid-September.
NFL Network (Culver City, CA): Sports Reporter Colleen Wolfe (@ColWolfe) leaves Philadelphia's WTXF-TV to work as a Reporter @nflnetwork.
Las Vegas Business Press (Las Vegas, NV): Norman Bell recently took over as the new Editor of this Business publication produced by the Las Vegas Review-Journal (@reviewjournal).
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN): Former Denver Post Business Reporter Kristen Painter (@KristenPainter) is the new Growth & Development Reporter @StarTribune.
Entrepreneur.com (www.entrepreneur.com): Promotions @ENTMagazine include, Linda Lacina (@lindalacina) to Special Projects Editor, Nina Zipkin (@ninazipkin) to Staff Reporter and Carly Okyle (@carlyokyle) takes over as Editorial Assistant.
Tahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe, CA): Congratulations to Natasha Schue (@schuelove) on being named Publisher of this Swift Communications newspaper.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA): City Hall Reporter Moriah Balingit has left after six years to pursue a fellowship.
The Providence Journal (Providence, RI): After 41 years with @projo, Publisher Howard Sutton has retired. In addition, Columnist Bob Kerr, Reporters Michael McKinney, Tatiana Pina and Tom Morgan have all moved on.
Weather Nation (Greenwood Village, CO): Mike Witcher (@WeatherWitcher) joins the weather team at as a Meteorologist @WeatherNation.
The Journal Record (Oklahoma City, OK): Joni Brooks has joined @JournalRecord as President & Publisher.
Rapid City Journal (Rapid City, ND): Former Sports Writer Padraic Duffy (@rcjduffy) is now the Sports Editor at (@RCJournal).
Anderson Independent Mail (Anderson, SC): Editor John C. Huff Jr. will retire in December.
The Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette (Hilton Head, SC): Former Clarion-Ledger Executive Editor Brian Tolley has replaced retiring Fitz McAden at these sister papers.
Kentucky New Era (Hopkinsville, KY): Assistant Sports Editor Chris Jung (@ChrisMJung) was promoted to Sports Editor.
Albany Herald (Albany, GA): Sports Reporter Tim Morse has been promoted to Sports Editor.
WJZ-FM (Baltimore, MD): Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) has joined WJZ-FM (@CBSBaltimore) as a Sports Analyst. He joins the Scott Garceau (@ScottGShow1057) Show with Jeremy Conn (@JeremyConn1057).
WFRE-FM (Frederick, MD): Brian Mo (@BrianMoRadio) has joined @wfre as the Afternoon Co-Host.
WEYI-TV (Flint, MI): Sadie Hughes (@MsSadieHughes) is a new News Anchor @NBC_25.
WFTV-TV (Orlando, FL): Chief Judge Belvin Perry (@BelvinPerry), best known for presiding over the Casey Anthony trial, signs on as a Legal Analyst @WFTV .
WMBB-TV (Panama City, FL): News Anchor Jessica Foster (@JessicaNews13) has announced she is leaving the station later this month @WMBBNews.
KUZX-FM (San Francisco, CA): Entercom station @Q102sf welcomes Joey V. (@joeyv1021) & Alexx Dupri (@alexxdupri) as Morning Drive Hosts, Mia Amor (@mia_amor) as Afternoon Host & Hoodrat Miguel (@HOODRATMGL) will Host nights. WFSB-TV (Rocky Hill, CT): Beginning October 1st, Mark Zinni will join @WFSBnews for the 5:30 newscast. Zinni will Co-Anchor alongside Denise D'Ascenzo (@DeniseDAscenzo).
WBWL-FM (Boston, MA): Lance Houston becomes the Program Director/Midday Host @TheBull1017 (http://www.thebull1017.com/main.html), the newest Country station to hit the Boston airwaves. Also joining the crew will be Jessica Callahan. Beginning on September 9th Callahan will be the Afternoon Host.
KMIZ-TV (Columbia, MO): Marissa Hollowed (@mhollowed) is joining the ABC affiliate (@ABC17News) as an Evening Anchor. She was most recently at WPSD-TV in Paducah, KY.
KLAS-TV (Las Vegas, NV): Tedd Florendo (@TeddFlorendo) returns to Vegas (@8NewsNow) in October after a stint at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia.
Univision - Noticias 23 - WLTV-TV (Miami, FL): Roberto Pons (@robertoepons) has been named Executive Producer for WLTV-TV (@Univision23) in Miami.
KSHB-TV (Kansas City, MO): Kacie McDonnell (@KacieMcDonnell) joins the team as a Morning Traffic Reporter after working at WTXF-TV in Philadelphia in the same role.
WCSH-TV (Portland, ME): Todd Gutner (@ToddWCSH) returns as a Meteorologist a after a stint at Boston's WBZ-TV.
WXIA-TV (Atlanta, GA): Former Weather Channel Meteorologist Julie Martin (@juliemartin) joins the team as a Weekend Meteorologist.
WHO-TV (Des Moines, IA): Andy Fales (@AndyFales) is now the Weekday Evening Anchor (@WHOhd). Fales previously served as the Co-Host of the Sports Talk Show "Sound Off".
KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV (Studio City, CA): Sister stations @KCBSKCALDesk welcome Elsa Ramon (@elsaramon) as a Weekend Anchor from @News4SA in San Antonio, TX.
WFBC-FM/WSPA-FM (Greenville, SC): Program Director/Operations Manager Tias Schuster has left this Entercom duopoly. Sister station WROQ-FM Program Director Mark Hendrix will now handle WSPA-FM (@magic989online1) and WFBC-FM (@B937AlltheHits) as well.
WKRC-TV (Cincinnati, OH): Brad Johansen (@bradjohansen) has been named Anchor at the CBS station (@Local12). He will continue as Sports Director as well.
WQRF-TV (Rockford, IL): Kelly Lattimer has been hired as Vice President and General Manager of the FOX station (@MyStateline). Lattimer will also oversee the associated digital operations, including the community web portal and its mobile applications.
WVUE-TV (New Orleans, LA): Greg Adaline (@gregadaline) has joined @FOX8NOLA as a Morning Anchor.
KTRK-TV (Houston, TX): Wendy Granato (@wendygranato) has been named News Director @abc13houston.
KLIF-FM (Dallas, TX): Louie Diaz has been named Program Director @i93dallas.