PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue April 18, 2016
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Mashable (New York, NY): Former New York Daily News Editor Greg Gittrich (@gittrich) joins on as the new Chief Content Editor. And Editor-in-Chief Jim Roberts, Managing Editor Louise Roug and Business Editor Heidi Moore have all moved on from @mashable.
Esquire (New York, NY): John Lahr (@JohnLahrwriter), Dwight Garner (@DwightGarner) and Jay McInerney (@JayMcInerney) have all been named Contributors @esquire. Lahr was formerly Chief Drama Critic for The New Yorker. Garner is currently a Literary Critic for The New York Times. McInerney is a Novelist and a Wine Critic for Town & Country.
O, The Oprah Magazine (New York, NY): Elizabeth Gilbert (@GilbertLiz) and Farnoosh Torabi (@FARNOOSH) have been named Columnists @O_Magazine. Gilbert is Author of “Eat, Pray, Love” and will focus on topics concerning self-expression and creativity. Torabi is Host of the So Money Podcast and will cover personal finance.
Mississippi Business Journal (Jackson, MS): Tami Jones has been named Associate Publisher @mbjournal.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Former Southern Living Assistant Editor Travis Andrews (@travismandrews) signs on @MorningMix as a Reporter.
Times Leader (Wilkes Barre, PA): Former Watertown Daily Times Editor Tim Farkas signs on as the Executive Editor @TLNews.
Thomson-Reuters - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Veteran journalist John Walcott signs on as the National Security & Foreign Affairs Editor @ReutersPolitics.
D CEO (Dallas, TX): Danielle Abril takes the reins as Managing Editor @DMagazine_CEO.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Justin Chang (@JustinCChang) departs from Variety to join @LATimes as a Film Critic.
The Eephus (Los Angeles, CA): The Eephus (@EephusMag) is a new online sports magazine launched in collaboration with the Los Angeles Review of Books (@lareviewofbooks). Justin Hargett is Publisher/Editor-in-Chief.
Fast Company (New York, NY): We are sorry to report that Linda Tischler, a Senior Editor @FastCompany, has passed away from cancer. She covered “the intersection of business and design” and helped launch the annual “Masters of Design” issue.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, MO): Jose de Jesus Ortiz (@OrtizKicks) has joined the paper (@stltoday) as a Sports Columnist. He takes over the spot from Joe Strauss, who passed away in December. Ortiz was most recently at the Houston Chronicle.
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA): Adam Soebbing (@asoebbing_qct) is now Sports Editor @qctimes, taking over the role from Don Doxsie (@Dox5)(email@example.com). He has been in various roles with the paper since 2005. Doxsie will remain at the paper as a Sports Reporter and Columnist.
Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT): Alex Stuckey (@alexdstuckey) has been welcomed as the HealthCare Reporter @sltrib. Stuckey previously served as Statehouse Reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch covering the Missouri Legislature.
Mic (New York, NY): Gabriel Arana (@Gabrielarana)(firstname.lastname@example.org) steps up to the MIC (@Micnews) as the new Senior Editor. He was previously a Senior Media Editor for The Huffington Post.
Racked (New York, NY): Ellie Krupnick (@Elliekrupnick) joins Racked (@Racked) as the new Executive Editor. She was also hired as the Editorial Director of Lifestyle for Mic.
Motherboard (Brooklyn, NY): Contributing Writer Rachel Pick (@Rachel_pick) has been named the new Social Editor @Motherboard.
IGN (San Francisco, CA): Staff Writer Chloi Rad (@_chloi) has been promoted to Associate Editor @IGN.
Thrillist (New York, NY): Erin Weaver (@ByErinWeaver) is the new Senior Social Media Editor at (@Thrillist). She was previously a Social Media Editor at Men's Health magazine.
The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC): Publisher Orage Quarles III has announced his retirement from @newsobserver. He served for 16 years.
Nashville Scene (Nashville, TN): We are sad to hear of the passing of Editor Jim Ridley. He had been @Nashvillescene for almost three decades.
WFLD-TV (Chicago, IL): Assistant News Director Jill Manuel has moved on from the station (@fox32news).
WJZY-TV/WMYT-TV (Charlotte, NC): Tina Luque has been named Vice President/News Director @FOX46News and @my12wmyt. She arrives from Virginia.
WMC-TV (Memphis, TN): Kontji Anthony (@kontji) is now an official Evening Anchor @wmcactionnews5. She had been filling in when needed.
WCSC-TV (Charleston, SC): A. Daniel Cates is the new General Manager/VP @Live5News. He arrives from WJHL-TV in Tennessee.
KNWA-TV (Fayetteville, AR): Natalie Eucce (@ReporterNatalie) has been welcomed @KNWAnews as an Investigative Reporter covering Politics. She previously served as a News Reporter at KIMA-TV covering Crime and Court news.
KVIA-TV (El Paso, TX): Trevor Thompson, former News Anchor for KSNV-TV, has been named Sports Director here (@abc7breaking).
KOAA-TV (Colorado Springs, CO): Veteran Anchor Lisa Lyden (@koaalisalyden) has announced her upcoming retirement from @koaa after 33 years in broadcasting.
KSHB-TV (Kansas City, MO): Bridget Blevins (@bblevins) is joining the ABC affiliate (@41ActionNews) as Assistant News Director. She makes the move from KQTV-TV in St. Joseph, Mo
WXYT-FM (Detroit, MI): Mike Valenti (@MikeValenti971) signs on as afternoon co-Host @971TheTicketXYT.
KBEB-FM (Sacramento, CA): Curtiss Johnson has been named Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartmedia Sacramento's six-station cluster: KBEB (@B925fm), @kfbk, @v101fm (KHYL-FM), @kste650, @1071TheBrew and KQJK-FM.
KOST-FM (Burbank, CA): Ryan Manno (@ryanmanno) signs on as Senior Producer of "The Ellen K Morning Show" @kost1035fm.
KFOG-FM (San Francisco, CA): Cumulus station @KFOGradio welcomes former Sirius XM personality, Matt Pinfield (@mattpinfield) as the new Morning Host. Mike “No Name” Nelson moves from mornings to afternoons.