PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue April 25, 2016
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Good Morning America - ABC Television Network (New York, NY): Michael Strahan is splitting from the "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" (@KellyandMichael) show and Co-Host Kelly Ripa to join @GMA as a Morning Host in the Fall. Kelly will audition new Co-Hosts starting in the Fall season.
Yahoo! (New York, NY): Colin Campbell (@BKcolin) is now a Deputy Politics Editor @YahooNews. He was previously a Senior Editor at The New York Observer. Erin Fuchs (@Esfuchs) joins @YahooFinance as the new Deputy Managing Editor. She was previously a Senior Reporter at Law360.
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (New York, NY): Chris Licht (@ChrisLicht) has been named Executive Producer @colbertlateshow. He was VP President of Programming of CBS News and Executive Producer of CBS This Morning.
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Former Dallas Morning News Investigative Reporter Ed Timms (@edtimms1) enlists as a Deputy Editor @rollcall.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): D.C. Politics Reporter Abigail Hauslohner (@ahauslohner) is switching to National News @washingtonpost to cover Islamic and Arab affairs in the U.S. She also formerly worked as a Cairo Correspondent at the Post.
Associated Press (New York, NY): Global Markets Editor Jonathan Fahey (@JonathanFahey) has been promoted to Global Health Editor @AP. And Terrance Harris (@TerranceHarris) has been named News Reporter @AP in Orlando.
The Hill (Washington, DC): Rafael Bernal (@rafael_bernal_) will be the Editor of the new Latino section @TheHill.
Spafinder (Miami, FL): Elaine D'Farley (@Elainedfarley) is the new Editor-in-Chief @Spafinder. She was previously a Beauty Director at SELF Magazine.
La Voz de Houston (Houston, TX): Senior Entertainment Reporter David Dorantes (@HDaviddorantes) and Senior News Reporter Olivia Tallet (@oliviaptallet) are moving on from @lavozhouston.
Thomson Reuters - San Francisco Bureau (San Francisco, CA): Liana Baker will relocate from New York to join @reuters in San Francisco as Deals Team Leader. Baker will continue to report on Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology and Media.
CNN Newsoom (Atlanta, GA): Sidney Wright (@SidneyThe4th) has switched from The Weather Channel in Atlanta to become a Segment Producer/Writer @cnnnewsroom. He will also produce for Legal View With Ashleigh Banfield.
The Today Show - NBC Television Network (New York, NY): Hannah Van Winkle (@vanwinklehannah) has been named a Producer for the weekend edition of @TheTodayShow. She was previously a Producer for ABC’s Lincoln Square Productions.
First Coast News (Jacksonville, FL): Meteorologist Steve Smith (@FCNSteve) and Reporter Roger Weeder (@FCNRoger) are moving on from WTLV-TV/WJXX-TV (@FCN2Go).
KYW-TV (Philadelphia, PA): Pat Gallen (@PatGallenCBS3) has been added as a Features Reporter to the morning news team @CBS3Mornings.
WTVF-TV (Nashville, TN): Former WACH-TV Chief Meteorologist Henry Rothenberg (@HenryRothenberg) is now at this CBS affiliate (@NC5).
WBZ-TV (Boston, MA): Assistant News Director Johnny Green has been promoted to News Director @cbsboston. Prior to joining WBZ, Green was an Executive Producer for three years for WCAU-TV in Philadelphia.
KING-TV (Seattle, WA): The NBC affiliate (@KING5Seattle) has announced the retirement of four long-time news staff members. Anchors Dennis Bounds and Jean Enersen, Chief Meteorologist Jeff Renner and Investigative Reporter Linda Byron are moving on from the station.
KMGH-TV (Denver, CO): Evening Anchor Eric Kahnert (@erickahnert) has announced he is moving on from the ABC affiliate (@DenverChannel). His replacement has not yet been named. Also moving on from the station are Executive News Producer Jon Stone (@JonStoneNews) and News Producer Jaime Berg (@jaimemarieberg).
KRBK-TV (Springfield, MO): Jeffrey Militzer (@miltzapper) has joined the FOX affiliate (@Fox5KRBK) as a News Producer.
WFSB-TV (Rocky Hill, CT): Beginning in late May, Cheri Hardmon will join the news team @WFSBnews as a Reporter. Currently, Hardmon is an Anchor/Reporter for WWMT-TV in Michigan.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, Ct): Ken Buffa will join @NBCConnecticut as a Reporter in May. Currently, Buffa is a General Assignment Reporter for KARK-TV/KLRT-TV in Arkansas.
WCSH-TV (Portland, ME): After 22 years @WCSH6 Meteorologist Steve McKay has left to become a pastor at his church. Also, Meteorologist Joe Cupo has taken a voluntary retirement package and has also left the station. Cupo had been with WCSH for 37 years.
WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA): Jeff Cramer has joined @WMassNews as an Anchor/Reporter. Most recently, he was a News Anchor for KTXS-TV in Texas.
WCYB-TV (Bristol, VA): Lisa Mitchell (email@example.com) returns @news5wcyb to become the Executive News Producer where she worked as a News Reporter at one time.
WDBJ-TV (Roanoke, VA): Matt Pumo takes the reins as General Manager @WDBJ7.
WDBD-TV (Jackson, MS): RaMona Clay Alexander has been hired as General Manager at this Fox affiliate. It is the sister station of WLBT-TV. She arrives from Charlotte, N.C.
KVIL-FM (Dallas, TX): Tanner Kloven (@TannerKloven) has been named Midday Drive Host @1037KVIL Kloven comes from the Television reality series "The Amazing Race".
WBGG-FM (Miami, FL): Michael Gross has moved on from his post as Program Director @BIG1059FM.
KWJJ-FM (Portland, OR): Long-time Air Personality Rick Taylor (@rickbubbataylor) has been added as the Weekend Host here. Taylor comes from KUPL-FM where he served as broadcaster for 25 years.