PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue August 31, 2015
PR Newswire's Audience Research Department provides daily updates on @PRNmedia.
Detailed outlet and contact information is available at Agility.
If you have a recent media change you would like to report or have any questions, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News (Philadelphia, PA): Former Plain Dealer Publisher Terrance Egger (email@example.com) is joining these two Philly newspapers (@phillydotcom) as their new Publisher.
Palm Beach Daily News (Palm Beach, FL): Veteran Editor Shelly Darby (@shelsolondarby)(firstname.lastname@example.org) has been welcomed as the Managing Editor @ShinySheet. Darby previously served as Editor at The Detroit Free Press for nearly 20 years.
Inverse (San Francisco, CA): Inverse.com (@Inversedotcom) is a new online publication focused on innovation and cutting-edge technologies. Hannah Margaret Allen (@HannahMarge) is the Editorial Coordinator and all pitches may be sent to email@example.com.
The View – ABC Television Network (New York, NY): Joy Behar (@joyvbehar)(firstname.lastname@example.org), Candace Bure (@candacecbure)(email@example.com) and Paula Faris (@paulafaris)(firstname.lastname@example.org) have been named Co-Hosts for @TheView.
Mergers & Acquisitions (New York, NY): Reporter Allison Collins (@_A_Collins)(email@example.com) has been promoted @TheMiddleMarket to Assistant Managing Editor. And Demitri Diakantonis (@ddiakantonis)(firstname.lastname@example.org) links on as Senior Reporter. Diakantonis formerly worked at The Deal.
Bloomberg News - New York Bureau (New York, NY): Reporter Alex Barinka (@alexbarinka)(email@example.com) has switched beats at Bloomberg (@business) from technology to IPOs. Meanwhile, in the DC Bureau Editor Chris Wellisz (@wellisz) has moved on.
Politico (Arlington, VA) Former National Journal Reporter Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher)(firstname.lastname@example.org) links on as a Political Reporter @politico covering elections.
NPR (Washington, DC): Alison Fitzgerald (@alifitzg)(email@example.com) is the new Health Policy Correspondent @npr.
San Fernando Valley Business Journal (Woodland Hills, CA): Joel Russell (firstname.lastname@example.org) moves from Managing Editor to Editor @sfvbj.
CNN - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Former NBC News Correspondent Jamie Gangel (@jamiegangel)(Jamie.Gangel@turner.com) has been hired as a Correspondent @cnn. Also, former Politico Senior Congressional Reporter Manu Raju (@mkraju)(email@example.com) joins CNN as a Senior Political Reporter.
Worcester Business Journal (Worcester, MA): After four years with @WBJournal Editor Rick Saia (@RickSaia) is saying goodbye to the journal to become a Senior Content Editor for The Channel Company that publishes CRN.com.
Entertainment Tonight (Studio City, CA): Jennifer Peros (@jenperos) will join Entertainment Tonight (@etnow) as a Senior News Editor based in New York on Sept 1. Peros was previously with US Magazine.
Advertising Age - Chicago Bureau (Chicago, IL): E.J. Schultz (@ejschultz3)(firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to Chicago Bureau Chief @adage. He previously covered marketing in the food, beverage and insurance industries for the publication.
MarketWatch.com (San Francisco, CA): Kathleen Burke (@KatieGBurke)(email@example.com) has started @MarketWatch as a Personal Finance Reporter and is also covering the emerging marijuana industry.
The State (Columbia, SC): Dawn Kujawa (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Features Editor @thestate.
The Daily Transcript/San Diego Source (San Diego, CA): The Daily Transcript/San Diego Source (@SDDT) will print its final edition on September 1 after 130 years of publication. The website will remain online for an undetermined period of time.
KYTX-TV (Tyler, TX): KENS-TV Assistant News Director Jennifer Taylor (@JENND0DD) has been named News Director @kytxcbs19.
WFLX-TV (West Palm Beach, FL): John Favole (email@example.com) and Roxanne Stein (firstname.lastname@example.org) are now the Morning Anchors @fox29wflx, sister station of WPTV-TV.
KFOX-TV (El Paso, TX): KABC-TV Reporter Robert Holguin (@robertontv) will soon be joining the @KFOX14 team as an Anchor in mid-September.
WFAA-TV (Dallas, TX): Long-time @wfaachannel8 Reporter Byron Harris (@byronwfaa)(email@example.com) has announced his retirement for October 9th. Harris has been with the station for 40 years.
KXAS-TV (Dallas, TX): KXAS-TV (@NBCDFW) has announced KING-TV’s Executive News Director Mark Ginther (@mgintherk5) as the station’s Vice President of News starting September 14th.
WBZ-TV/WSBK-TV (Boston, MA): Gary LaPlante (@GaryTVNews)(firstname.lastname@example.org) has become the new News Director for @cbsboston. Most recently, LaPlante was an Assistant News Director for WFXT-TV in Dedham, MA.
WFXT-TV (Dedham, MA): Beginning in mid-September, Anchor/Reporter Blair Miller (@BlairWSOC9) will join the team @fox25news. Currently, Miller is employed at sister station WSOC-TV in Charlotte, NC and has been with the station for 13 years.
WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT): Afternoon/Evening Anchor Keith Kountz (@keith_wtnh)(email@example.com) is moving to mornings. Kountz has been with @WTNH for more than 20 years. Also, Meteorologist Gil Simmons (@gilsimmons)(firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted from Weekend Meteorologist to Chief Meteorologist. He has been with the station since 2003. In addition, Morning Anchor Jim Watkins (@JimWatkinsNews8) has moved on from the station.
WEWS-TV (Cleveland, OH): Megan Hickey (email@example.com) is now a General Assignment Reporter @WEWS. She was previously a Reporter at WNDU-TV.
WCPO-TV (Cincinnati, OH): The ABC affiliate (@wcpo) welcomes WCTI-TV Reporter Briana Harper (@BriHarper_TV)(firstname.lastname@example.org) as its new Reporter.
WBEZ-FM (Chicago, IL): Slate podcast Managing Producer Joel Meyer (@joel_meyer)(email@example.com) is now Executive Producer @wbez.
WKRC-TV (Cincinnati, OH): Former WYMT-TV Meteorologist Brandon Orr (@BrandonOrrWx)(firstname.lastname@example.org) has been added to the weekend edition of Good Morning Cincinnati @Local12.
WGN-AM (Chicago, IL): WGN-TV Traffic Reporter Sarah Jindra (@SarahJindra)(email@example.com) has been added as a Traffic Reporter @WGNRadio.
WBBM-TV (Chicago, IL): Former WLTX Anchor Lionel Moise (@LionelMoise) is moving to @cbschicago as an Anchor starting next month.
Univision - KWEX-TV (San Antonio, TX): Social Media Producer Stephanie Landivar (@slsdiva) has moved on from KWEX-TV (@UnivisionSATX).
Univision - KUVS-TV (Sacramento, CA): Ana Mercedes Perez (@anitam2483) has been named Producer for the morning news program, “A Primera Hora" @Univision19.
Univision - KUTH-TV (Salt Lake City, UT): Leonardo Ruiz has been named Vice President and General Manager @Univision32. Ruiz will continue in his role as General Manager of the Univision Bakersfield, CA stations.
KSAZ-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Anchor Kristin Anderson has announced plans to move on from @FOX10Phoenix to join Hallmark’s Home & Family morning show as a Contributor, beginning September 18th.
KWWL-TV (Cedar Rapids, IA): MacLeod Hageman (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the Weekend Evening Newscast @KWWL as a News Anchor.
KNDD-FM (Seattle, WA): The alternative rock station (@1077theend) has named Leslie Scott (@leslieinseattle) as Program Director. Scott will still remain in her position as Digital Program Director at Entercom.
KPTT-FM: The pop music station (@957theparty) has added Deanna Regalado (@DeannaRadio) as Co-Host for the "JJ Kincaid Morning Show". She was most recently with KVUU-FM in Colorado Springs, CO.