PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue April 20, 2015
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Quartz (New York, NY): Hanna Kozlowska (@hannakozlowska) signs on as a Breaking News Reporter. And Asia Correspondent Adam Pasick (@Adampasick) moves to the DC office to be the Breaking News Editor @qz.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Paul Fishleder has been promoted from Deputy Editor to Senior Editor for Investigations @nytimes.
CBS News (New York, NY): Brinda Adhikari (@adhikab) has been named a Senior Producer @CBSNews.
Bloomberg Radio (New York, NY): Veteran News Anchor Ken Prewitt passed away at the age of 68.
CNN (Cable News Network) (Atlanta, GA): Two Executive Producers have been promoted @cnn. Nima Ahmed has been promoted to Director of Programming while Bryan Bell (Bryan.Bell@turner.com) has been upped to Weekend Programming Manager.
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): David Skok (@dskok) is the new Managing Editor/Digital @BostonGlobe.
Thrillist (New York, NY): Former Hemispheres Editor Joe Keohane (@JoeKeohane) signs on as the Features Editor @thrillist.
Enterprise Tech (San Diego, CA): Alison Diana (@alisoncdiana) is the new Managing Editor (@EnterpriseTek).
Las Vegas Review-Journal (Las Vegas, NV): Jim Hopson, a veteran Publishing Executive, has been appointed Interim Publisher @reviewjournal. Hopson previously served as Publisher at Wisconsin State Journal in Madison, WI before he retired in 2007.
Philadelphia Daily News (Philadelphia, PA): Legendary Sports Reporter/Columnist Stan Hochman passed away at the age of 86. He was still writing for the paper until February and appeared on local sports talk shows.
The Oregonian (Portland, OR): Veteran staffer Susan Gage, who served as Director of Content, and Veteran Reporter David Stabler, who served as the paper's Classical Music Critic and Arts/Features Reporter have moved on from @Oregonian.
Fresno Bee (Fresno, CA): John Rich (@JRich_FBee) has been upped from Assistant Managing Editor/News to Managing Editor @fresnobee.
Big Bear Grizzly (Big Bear Lake, CA): Judi Bowers (@editorbowers) is now General Manager for @bbgrizzly. Publisher Jerry Wright is retiring.
KFOR-TV (Oklahoma City, OK): Marianne Rafferty (@mraffertytv) has joined KFOR-TV (@kfor) as an Anchor. She was previously an Anchor/Reporter at Fox News Channel for eight years. And KBTV Anchor Sheldra Brigham (@SheldraBrigham) has also joined the station as an Anchor/Reporter.
KMBC-TV (Kansas City, MO): Anchor Len Jennings (@lenjenningskmbc) is moving from news to be a Sports Anchor. Current Morning Anchor Kris Ketz (krisketzkmbc) will replace him in the evenings. And finally, Reporter Matt Flener (@mattflenerkmbc) has been tapped to replace Ketz as Anchor for the morning broadcasts at this ABC affiliate (@kmbc).
WBIR-TV (Nashville, TN): Interim News Director Martha Jennings has been officially named News Director @WBIR.
WPEN-FM (Philadelphia, PA): Former WIP-FM Sports Talk Show Host Anthony Gargano (@AnthonyLGargano) joins cross-town rival @975TheFanatic as the new Morning Show Co-Host.
WXIA-TV (Atlanta, GA): Jennifer Bellamy has been hired by this NBC affiliate (@11alive) as a Reporter. She arrives from WLTX-TV in Columbia, S.C.
WITN-TV (Washington, NC): Matt Engelbrecht (@EngelWX) has been promoted to Chief Meteorologist @WITN. He follows Marvin Daugherty who has reduced his hours to spend more time with his family.
Central Florida News 13 (Orlando, FL): Bryan Karrick (@BKarrickWX) has joined @MyNews13 as Chief Meteorologist.
WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids, MI): WXMI-TV (@Fox17) welcomes Garry Frank (@GarryFox17) as the Morning Meteorologist.
WFTS-TV (Tampa, FL): Reporter Jarrod Holbrook (@JarrodHolbrook) has joined @ABCActionNews.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX): Houston Anchor Phillip Mena (@phillipmenaKPRC), is moving on from @KPRC2 for a Correspondent position at ABC News in New York starting in May.
KRCG-TV (Columbia-Jefferson City, MO): The CBS affiliate (@krcg13) has announced that Courtney Johns (@_CourtneyJohns) is joining as Co-Anchor of its morning show "News at Sunrise." She was most recently at WHO-TV in Des Moines, IA.
KLOS-FM (Los Angeles, CA): Legendary 80’s & 90’s host Bob Coburn returns to @955klos as Midday Host.
KURQ-FM (San Luis Obispo, CA): Matthew Malone is the new Assistant Program Director & Afternoon Host @newrock1073.
KUZZ-FM (Bakersfield, CA): Bakersfield station @kuzzradio promotes Brent Michaels (@brentmichaels) to Music Director & Evening Host.
WZNF (Gulfport, MS): WZNF (@953gorilla) has hired Danny Serrano (@thedannydonut) as Assistant Program Director & Afternoon Host.
WOTW-FM (Orlando, FL): "America's Morning Show" has begun airing on WOTW-FM (@TheWolf1031) with Host Blair Garner (@BlairGarner).
WXBM-FM (Pensacola, FL): Veteran morning show Host Marty White retires from @1027NASHFM.
Iowa Public Radio/WOI-AM (Des Moines, IA): The statewide public radio network has announced the hiring of Michael Leland (@MichaelJLeland) as News Director. He is currently in the same role at Wisconsin Public Radio, and will start his new position on July 1st
Telemundo KVDA-TV (San Antonio, TX): Daniel Fonseca (@dfonseca69) has joined the @TELEMUNDO52 news team as a Multimedia Journalist.
KAZA-TV (Glendale, CA): Troy Santiago (@TroySantiagoTV) has joined Azteca America (@AztecaUS) and will be hosting their newest soccer program, “Viernes Futbolero Tiempo Extra” (@Tiempo_ExtraTV_).
KTNN-AM (Window Rock, AZ): Host Nathan Chester has added Music Director to his title @KTNN.
KOIN-TV (Portland, OR): Lead Anchor Anne State (@annestate) has moved on from @KOINNews.
News 12 Connecticut (Norwalk, CT): Steve Teeling has joined @News12CT as a Meteorologist. Prior to the move, Teeling worked for WTEN, News10 in Albany, NY.
KBZU-FM (Albuquerque, NM): Tony Lynn is joining the country music station as Afternoon Host. He was previously at cross-town country rival station KBQI-FM.