PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue December 7, 2015
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The Washington Post (Washington, DC): National Editor Cameron Barr (@cameronbarr) has been promoted to Managing Editor. Matt McFarland (@mattmcfarland) joins on as the Innovations Editor. Ava Wallace (@AvaRWallace) is a new Sports Reporter covering University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. And former Boston Globe Deputy Washington Bureau Chief Michael Kranish (@GlobeKranish) joins the Politics team in January as an Investigative Reporter.
Conde Nast Traveler (New York, NY): Brendan Monaghan (@BCMTRAVELER) has been named Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer @CNTRAVELER. He was previously Vice President and Publisher of T: The New York Times Style Magazine.
RH Reality Check (Silver Spring, MD): Ally Boguhn (@AllyBoguhn) is the new Political/Campaigns Editor; Kanya D'Almeida signs on as the Race & Justice Reporter; and Mikala Jamison (@notjameson) is the new Editorial Assistant @rhrealitycheck.
RealClearPolitics (Chicago, IL): Emily Goodin (@Emilylgoodin) is the new Washington Managing Editor.
Crain's New York Business (New York, NY): Rosa Goldensohn (@RosaGoldensohn) is a new Political Reporter @CrainsNewYork. Peter Green (@PeterGreenNews) has been named Assistant Managing Editor. He was previously a Partner at Bruin Media LLC.
Advertising Age (New York, NY): Lindsay Stein (@Lindsay_Stein) has been named a Reporter @adage. She was previously a Senior Consumer Reporter for PRWeek.
Dateline NBC (New York, NY): Keith Morrison (@DATELINE_KEITH) is joining Investigation Discovery (@DISCOVERYID) as the Host of “Dateline on ID” and “Front Page”.
InStyle (New York, NY): Lavinel Savu (@LAVSAV) has been promoted to Executive Managing Editor @INSTYLE. He was previously the Assistant Managing Editor.
Nick News (New York, NY): Host and Network Veteran Linda Ellerbee has announced her retirement from @Nick_News at the end of the year.
The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, IA): Business Reporter Joel Aschbrenner (@JoelAschbrenner) has been named as the new "Biz Buzz" Columnist at the paper (@DMRegister), which was most recently written by Editor Lynn Hicks.
TechRadar (San Francisco, CA): Anh Tuan Huyhn is the new Auto Tech Editor @techradar U.S.
Wine Enthusiast (Mt. Kisco, NY): Jameson Fink (@jamesonfink) sips in his new role as Senior Editor @WineEnthusiast.
CNN (New York, NY): Phil Mattingly (@phil_mattingly) has been hired as General Assignment Correspondent @CNN. He starts next month. He arrives from D.C. where he was a National Correspondent for Bloomberg News.
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR): Former Business Editor Ilene Aleshire (@IAleshire) is now the Associate Editor while Government Reporter Ed Russo (@edwardrusso) takes her place as Business Editor @registerguard.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) is leaving the Kansas City Star to join @LATimes in January as a Sports Writer covering the LA Dodgers.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI): After 33 years, Business Columnist Tom Walsh (@TomWalsh_freep) has announced his plans to retire from the publication (@freep).
South Bend Tribune (South Bend, IN): The newspaper (@sbtribune) has named Lincoln Wright (@LWrightSBT) as its new Business Columnist.
Portsmouth Daily Times (Portsmouth, OH): Former Coal Valley News Editor Fred Pace (@fcpace62) is now Editor @PDTNews.
Big Bear Grizzly (Big Bear Lake, CA): General Manager Judi Bowers has been promoted to Publisher @BBGrizzly.
Palm Springs Life (Palm Springs, CA): Ellen Alperstein has been hired as Senior Editor @palmspringslife. She remains a Contributing Writer at LA Observed as well.
WCBS-TV (New York, NY): Janet Wu (@JanetWuNews) has been named an Anchor/Reporter @CBSNewYork. She was previously an Anchor/Reporter for WHDH-TV in Boston. Reporter Matt Kozar (@MattKozarTV) is moving on to pursue a career as Director of Media at Mount Sinai Health System.
New England Cable News (Newton, MA): Veteran Journalist Greg Wayland (@gregwnecn) has retired. Wayland has spent the past 17 years of his career as a Reporter @NECN. In other news, Anchor Bridget Blythe (@BridgetBlythe) has moved on from the station. Blythe had been with the station since January 2011.
WPVI-TV (Philadelphia, PA): Former WWBT-TV Anchor Gray Hall (@GrayHallNews) is now @6abc as an Anchor/Reporter.
Time Warner Cable News Carolina (Raleigh, NC): We are sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Sports Director Jim Connors @twcnewsrdu. He was 51 years old.
WTOC-TV (Savannah, GA): Meteorologist Pat Prokop has retired after almost four decades in the industry. He was most recently @wtoc11 and @WFXGFox54.
KTHV-TV (Little Rock, AR): Winnie Wright (@WinnieWrightTV) has joined @THV11 team as a Reporter. She was previously a Multimedia Journalist at WCTV-TV in Tallahassee, FL.
KOKH-TV (Oklahoma City, OK): Anchor/Reporter Mitch English (@MitchEnglish) is taking over for Morning Anchor Bill Young (@BillYoungFOX25), who is moving on from the station (@OKCFOX).
KATV-TV (Little Rock, AR): Veteran Anchor Scott Inman (@KATVScott) will be moving on from the station (@KATVNews) early next year. He has been with the station for more than 16 years.
WDJT-TV (Milwaukee, WI): Jacob Kittilstad (@reporterjlk) moves to the CBS affiliate (@CBS58) from WJTV-TV in Jackson, Miss.
WISN-TV (Milwauee, WI): Ben Wagner (@4029Ben) joins as a Morning Anchor starting in January. Sheldon Dutes (@SheldonDutes) has also been named Weekend Anchor @WISN12News.
WCVB-TV (Needham, MA): Reporter Juli McDonald (@julimcdonald) has joined the newsroom @WCVB. Previously, McDonald was a Reporter for WWLP-TV in Springfield, Mass.
WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT): Anchor Laura Hutchinson (@laurahutch22) joins the morning show, “Good Morning Connecticut” @WTNH. Hutchinson comes from sister-station,WWLP-TV, in Springfield where she was a News Anchor.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, CT): After 11 years, @NBCConnecticut Reporter Debra Bogstie (@NewsDebra) has moved on to work at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
WFSB-TV (Rocky Hill, CT): Reporter Julie Leonardi (@JulieLeonardiTV) has joined @WFSBnews. Leonardi comes from sister-stations WGGB/WSHM in Springfield, Mass. where she has been a Reporter for the past two years.
WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA): Maggie Lohmiller (@MaggieLohmiller) joins @WMassNews as a General Assignment Reporter. Prior to joining the station, Lohmiller was a Special Projects Producer in Connecticut for WFSB-TV.
KTTV-TV (Honolulu, HI): Reporter Andrew Pereira has moved on from his post @KITV4 to join the communications team for the Mayor of Honolulu.
WTVT-TV (Tampa, FL): Veteran broadcaster Linda Hurtado will join the station as Anchor of the Noon and 5 pm newscast. Also Alcides Segui (@seguifox13) has been promoted to Weekend Morning Anchor @myfoxtampabay. Both Hurtado and Segui start their new roles on December 9th.
WWBR-FM (Big Rapids, MI): After four decades, veteran broadcaster and Morning Host Bill Beckwith has retired from his post @BIGCOUNTRY1009.
KMLE-FM (Phoenix, AZ): Co-host Steve Kramer has moved on from his post @KMLE1079.
WIL-FM (St. Louis, MO): Program Director Greg Mozingo has announced that he is moving on after 13 years with the country music station (@wil92). Assistant Program Director Danny Montana has been named Interim PD.