PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue August 3, 2015
PR Newswire's Audience Research Department provides daily updates on @PRNmedia.
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Tech Insider (New York, NY): Business Insider has launched a new online news site that provides technology and science news. Gus Lubin (@twitofgus) is the Editor-in-Chief @techinsider. Send news tips and ideas to: email@example.com.
Gawker (New York, NY): Executive Editor Tommy Craggs (@TCraggs22) and Editor-in-Chief Max Read (@Max_Read) along with several writers have moved on from the publication. Leah Beckmann (@LeahBeckmann) will take over as Interim Editor-in-Chief and Senior Writer Hamilton Nolan (@Hamiltonnolan) will take her place as Interim Deputy Editor. And Executive Editor of Investigations John Cook (@JohnJCook) takes over as Interim Executive Editor.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): Former NPR Reporter Krishnadev Calamur (@KCalamur) has been named Senior News Editor @TheAtlantic and former National Journal News Editor Marina Koren (@MarinaKoren) is taking on the Senior Associate News Editor position. In addition, Priscilla Alvarez (@priscialva) tackles the Assistant Editor role; Caitlin Frazier (@CaitlinFrazier) is the new Social Media Editor; and Ed Yong (@edyong209) is a new Science Writer.
Albuquerque Business First (Albuquerque, NM): Former Houston Business Journal Editor-in-Chief B. Candace Beeke (@ABQcandacebeeke) is the new Publisher @ABQBizFirst.
Politico (Arlington, VA): Former National Journal Managing Editor Kristin Roberts has signed on as a National Editor @politico. And former Roll Call National Security Editor Tim Starks (@timstarks) joins the team as a Cybersecurity Editor.
Money (New York, NY): Former Financial Planning Editor Rachel Elson (@rachel_elson) has joined the team as an Assistant Managing Editor.
USA Today - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Ex-Bloomberg Political Reporter Heidi Przybyla (@HeidiPrzybyla) joins the Election coverage @USATOnPolitics to cover the Clinton campaign as a Political Reporter.
Biz 417 (Springfield, MO): A new bi-monthly business magazine covering Southwest Missouri business news is starting up in November. Claire Porter is the Editor and Gary Whitaker is the Publisher @Biz417. Send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX): Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) Business Editor Dennis Fulton (@TDMNfulton) has announced his retirement for September 11th. He has been with the newspaper for 38 years.
Los Angeles Times - Washington Bureau (Washington DC): Mexico City Bureau Chief Tracy Wilkinson (@tracykwilkinson) is headed to @TribuneDC as a Reporter. Patrick McDonnell (@mcdneville) will take over as Bureau Chief in Mexico.
Variety (Los Angeles, CA): Chief Film Critic Scott Foundas is moving on from @variety to join Amazon Studios as a Film Acquisitions and Development Executive.
Electric Light & Power/POWERGRID International (Tulsa, OK): Long-time Business Editor @tulsaworld Rod Walton (@rodwaltontw) is now Senior Editor at Electric Light & Power (@ELPmagazine) and POWERGRID International (@POWERGRIDmag) magazines.
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA): Former Daytona Beach News-Journal Sports Editor Burke Noel (email@example.com) signs on as the Sports Manager @PennLive.Insider Louisville (Louisville, KY): Former Business First Reporter Caitlin Bowling (@CaitlinBowling) is now a Reporter @insiderlou.
KDVR-TV (Denver, CO): Erika Gonzalez (@erikagonzaleztv) is set to join the FOX affiliate (@kdvr) as a Weekend Anchor. She will soon be making the move from her current role at WBRC-TV in Birmingham, AL.
KMGH-TV (Denver, CO): Kyle Horan is now with the ABC affiliate (@denverchannel) as a Reporter. He was previously a Reporter at WCTI-TV in New Bern, NC.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO): Long-time Anchor and Reporter Robin Smith (@robinsmithkmov) has retired from this CBS affiliate (@kmov). She had been with the station since 1978.
KSTP-TV (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN): Craig Cheatham (@cheathamkmov) is joining the ABC affiliate (@kstp) as its new Assistant News Director. He makes the move from KMOV-TV in St. Louis where he is currently a Reporter.
KTBC-TV (Austin, TX): Reporter Ann Wyatt Little (@AnnWyattonFOX7) has been promoted to Weekend Morning Anchor @foxaustin.
KABB-TV (San Antonio, TX): KABB-TV (@KABBFOX29) Sports Anchor Kevin Cuenca, is moving on from the station (@KevyTV) to spend more time with his family.
KFSM-TV (Fort Smith, AR): Anchor/Reporter Katelynn Zoellner (@5NEWSKatelynn) will be moving to the Weeknight Anchor team @5NEWS starting August 3rd.
WMBF-TV (Myrtle Beach, SC): Former Weather Channel Anchor Julie Martin has been hired @wmbfnews.
WTVD-TV (Durham, NC): Gloria Rodriguez has been hired as a Reporter @abc11_wtvd. She arrives from KMIR-TV in Palm Springs.
KXRM-TV (Colorado Springs, CO): Justin Chambers has been promoted to Chief Meteorologist at this Fox affiliate (@FOX21News). He takes over for Terry Gerbstadt, who retired.
KPHO-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Yetta Gibson (@yettagibson) is the new Morning Anchor at this CBS affiliate (@CBS5AZ). She joins from cross-town station KNXV-TV.
WOFL-TV (Orlando, FL): Steve Linden has been named Assistant News Director @MyFoxOrlando .
WFTS-TV (Tampa Bay, FL): Laura Harris (@LauraHarrisWFTS) has been named Evening Anchor at WFTS-TV (@ABCActionNews).
WKMG-TV (Orlando, FL): Jennifer Ortega (@JenniferNOrtega) has joined @ClickOrlando as a Reporter. She arrives from WAPT-TV in Jackson, MS.
WLNE-TV (Providence, RI): Reporter and News Anchor Matt Blanchette (@mattblanchette) has moved on from the station (@ABC6) and Television news.
WDVD-FM (Detroit, MI): Allyson Martinek has moved on from the Blaine & Allyson morning show at @963WDVD.
WTMD-FM (Baltimore, MD): Steve Yasko has left @WTMD as the General Manager. Scott Mullins fills the position in addition to his role as Program Director.
WPAT-FM Amor 93.1 (New York, NY): Radio Host, Luis Jimenez (@elshowdeluis), has parted ways with WPAT-FM (@AMOR931FM).
Telemundo - Noticiero 51-WSCV-TV (Miramar, FL): Alejandra Molina (@AlejandraMol) and Fausto Malave (@faustomalave) have joined @Telemundo51 news team as Co-Anchors.
Telemundo - WNJU-TV 47 (Fort Lee, NJ): Karen Mendez (@KarenMendezPR) has joined @Telemundo47 as Vice President of News.
Univision - KINC-TV (Las Vegas, NV): Liliana Salgado (@LSalgadoN) has been named Multimedia Journalist @UnivisionNevada.