PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue April 11, 2016
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Politico (Arlington, VA): Publisher/Co-Founder Jim VandeHei (@jimvandehei) is moving on from @Politico to start a new company. And Chief White House Correspondent Mike Allen (@mikeallen) also will be leaving after the election to join Vandehei in the new venture.
Bloomberg News - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): BusinessWeek Economics Reporter Brendan Greeley (@bhgreeley) is moving to the DC Bureau to cover politics and the economy. Oslo, Norway Correspondent Saleha Mohsin (@SalehaMohsin) is now the Treasury Reporter. Miami Bureau Chief Bill Faries (@billfaries) is the new Security Team Leader. And Reporter Michael C. Bender (@MichaelCBender) is now a Senior National Political Reporter. Nafeesa Syeed (@NafeesaSyeed) signs on as a Security Reporter. Latin America Markets Reporter Ben Bain (@benbain) is now covering the SEC in DC. And New York Banking Reporter Elizabeth Dexheimer (@EDexheimer) moves south to be the Congressional Banking & Finance Reporter.
Fortune (New York, NY): Aaron Pressman (@ampressman) has been named a Senior Tech Reporter @FortuneMagazine. He was previously a Tech Reporter for Yahoo! Finance. Wendy Frink (@wendyfrink) has been named Audience Engagement Editor and Laura Entis (@lauraentis) is joining as a Reporter for the Venture vertical. They both come from Entrepreneur, where they held the positions of Social Media Editor and Associate Editor, respectively. Rafael Garcia has been named Associate Producer. Staff Editor Nin-Hai Tseng (@ninhaitseng) has been promoted to Senior Editor.
Conde Nast Traveler (New York, NY): Executive Editor Peter Jon Lindberg (@peterjlindberg) has announced he is moving on from his position @CNTraveler and returning to freelance writing. Deputy Editor Candice Rainey (@candicerainey) has been promoted to Executive Editor. Articles Editor Lauren DeCarlo has been promoted to Deputy Editor. Alexandra Postman (@WordMover) has been named Features Director. She was previously Editor-in-Chief of Whole Living.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Deputy Legal Editor Ashby Jones (@jonesashby) has been promoted to Legal Editor. Also, Alyssa Abkowitz (@alyssaabkowitz) has joined the Journal as a Technology Reporter.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Former Bloomberg Businessweek Education Reporter Natalie Kitroeff has signed on @LATimes as a California Economy Reporter.
Univision Network - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Former Telemundo Midwest Correspondent Janet Rodriguez (@janrodrigueztv) is moving to D.C. to become the White House Correspondent @NoticiasDC.
CNN - New York Bureau (New York, NY): Former WCBS-TV Reporter Jessica Schneider (@jschneidertv) is the newest Reporter @CNN. She will be based out of New York City while current Reporter Boris Sanchez (@Boris_Sanchez) switches to the Miami Bureau.
Cosmopolitan (New York, NY): Ali Drucker (@ali_drucker) has joined Cosmopolitan Online as a Sex and Relationships Editor beginning in mid-April. She formerly held the same role at Maxim.
The New York Times Magazine (New York, NY): Jody Rosen (@jodyrosen) has joined the magazine as a Contributing Writer. He comes from T: The New York Times Style Magazine where he was a Critic-at-Large.
BizBash-Toronto (New York, NY): Beth Kormanik (@thewordista) has been promoted to Executive Editor from News Editor @BizBash.
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA): Molly Duffy is the new Education Reporter @gazettedotcom, focusing on K-12. She takes over the beat from Andrew Phillips (@arphillips91), who has moved on from the paper.
Modern Painters (New York, NY): Scott Indrisek has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief. He was formerly Senior Editor and Executive Editor at the publication.
The Coveteur (New York, NY): Laurel Pantin (@lapantin) is now an Editorial Director @thecoveteur. She was previously a Senior Fashion Editor at Hearst Digital Media, Sweet. Andee Olson (@andeeolson) is the new Site Director. She was previously an Associate Director of Digital Operations at Vogue.
Fashionista (New York, NY): Tyler McCall (@eiffeltyler) returns to @Fashionista_com as a Deputy Editor. She was previously a Digital Fashion Editor at Teen Vogue. And Julia Stedman has been hired as General Manager and Associate Publisher. She is currently a Senior Director of Digital Ad Strategy and Planning at Vogue.
The Baxter Bulletin (Mountain Home, AR): Former long-time Sports Editor of The Baxter Bulletin (@BBnewsroom), Sonny Elliott, signs on as Editor. Elliott was previously Sports Editor at the publication for 20 years.
Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune (Mt. Pleasant, TX): The Texas publication (@MPDailyTribune) welcomes Valerie Reddell as Managing Editor. Reddell was most recently Publisher of The Gonzales Inquirer.
Univision - KUKC-TV (Kansas City, MO): Elio Aguilar is the new General Manager @univisionkc.
Univision - WXTV-TV (Teaneck, NJ): Rafael Bello signs on as a weekday morning Weather & Traffic Reporter @univisionny.
WTVD-TV (Durham, NC): Tim Pulliam (@TimABC11) is now a General Assignment Reporter @abc11_wtvd. His resume also includes stops at South Carolina, Florida and Wilmington, N.C.
WCSC-TV (Charleston, SC): General Manager/Vice President Rita Scott has retired from @Live5News after 17 years.
WNBC-TV (New York, NY): Rana Novini (@RanaNovini) has been named a Reporter @NBCNewYork. She was previously an Anchor/Reporter for KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs.
WRCB-TV (Chattanooga, TN): Anchor Jed Mescon (@jedmescon) is moving on from @wrcb.
KWTV-TV (Oklahoma City, OK): Afternoon Anchor Lacie Lowry (@LacieLowry) moves to the Morning Anchor slot while Weekend Anchor Karl Torp (@KarlTorpNews9) has switched over to News 9 at 4:00 p.m. @NEWS9.
KVUE-TV (Austin, TX): Long-time News Director @KVUE, Frank Volpicella, is moving on from the station. His last day will be April 22nd. Volpicella has been with the station since 2000.
WPRI-TV (East Providence): Former WBNG Anchor/Reporter/Producer Julianne Peixoto has joined @wpri12 as a Morning News Reporter.
KLKN-TV (Lincoln, NE): The ABC affiliate (@Channel8ABC) has promoted Morning Anchor Megan Conway (@MsCon248) to Evening Anchor. She takes over for Vanessa Brown, who is moving on from the station.
KPLR-TV (St. Louis, MO): Christine Buck is has announced her retirement from the CW affiliate (@kplr11). She has been in the news business for 39 years.
WNJU-TV (New York, NY): Miguel Bedoy (@MiguelBedoy), former KXLN-TV Reporter and Meteorologist, is now the Weekend Weather Anchor @Telemundo47. He will also serve as Reporter for the weekday newscast. Bedoy's first appearance on-air will be April 23.
KTVZ-TV (Bend, OR): We are very sorry to report that Russell Bird, who joined @KTVZ as Meteorologist last July, has passed away at age 27.
WFTS-TV (Tampa, FL): Morning Anchor Paul LaGrone (@WPBF_Paul) has joined @ABCActionNews.
KCPQ-TV (Seattle, WA): The Fox affiliate (@q13fox) has announced that Weekend Weather Anchor Parella Lewis (@ParellaLewis) is moving on from the station. Taking over the role will be Meteorologist Tim Joyce (@q13tim)(email@example.com).
KBFF-FM (Portland, OR): Lauren Session is set to join @live955, beginning April 25. Session previously served as Host at WFLZ-FM in Tampa, FL.
WAXY-AM (Miami, FL): Former WFOR-TV Sports Host Amber Wilson (@amberw790) has been added as the Morning Drive Time Co-Host @790TheTicket.
WHOO-FM (Orlando, FL): Erik Kuselias (@FantasyEK) has joined @SportsTalkFLA hosting "The Erik Kuselias Show" weekday mornings.
WWKA-FM (Orlando, FL): Ashley Stegbauer is the new Music Director @K923Orlando.
WBBL-FM (Grand Rapids, MI): Eric Zane (@EricZaneShow) signs on (@1073WBBL) as a morning Host.
WOGT-FM (Chattanooga, TN): Program Director Reid Thrush is moving on from @1079nashicon.
WYRK-FM (Buffalo, NY): Former WQXI-AM Program Director Bob Richards has been hired as Operations Manager @1065wyrk.