PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue February 1, 2016
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Glamour (New York, NY): John Dioso (@johnnydioso) has been named Executive Director of Editorial Operations @glamourmag. He was previously Executive Managing Editor of Cosmopolitan and Seventeen.
Food Network Magazine (New York, NY): Jessica Dodell-Feder has been named Features Editor @foodnetwork. She was previously Senior Editor at HGTV Magazine.
The New Yorker (New York, NY): Sharan Shetty (@achilledplum) has been named Assistant Books Editor @NewYorker. He was previously a Culture Writer for Slate. Alexandra Schwartz (@Alex_Lily) and Adrian Chen (@adrianchen) have joined as Staff Writers.
The View – ABC Television Network (New York, NY): Todd Polkes (@TPolkes) has been named Supervising Talent Producer @TheView. He was previously a Senior Talent Producer at Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.
The Guardian – U.S. Bureau (New York, NY): Lois Beckett (@loisbeckett) has been named a Senior Reporter covering gun policy @GuardianUS. She was previously a Reporter covering the same beat at ProPublica.
Variety (Los Angeles, CA): Carolyn Horwitz has been named Managing Editor @variety. Horwitz was previously Executive Editor at Entrepreneur. Ramin Setoodeh (@RaminSetoodeh) has been promoted from Film Editor to New York Bureau Chief.
Tasting Table (New York, NY): Jake Cohen (@jakecohen) is the new Food Editor @tastingtable. He was formerly a Test Kitchen Assistant for Saveur. Also, Alison Spiegel (@AlisonSpiegel) is now a Senior Writer there. She was previously a Lifestyle Editor for TheHuffington Post.
Telemundo - WNJU-TV (Fort Lee, NJ): Luis Gerardo Nuñez (@lgnunez) and Cristian Benavides have been hired @Telemundo47 as Evening Reporters. Nunez arrives from Dallas while Benavides comes from Phoenix.
Union Daily Times (Union, SC): Patricia Edwards is now Group Publisher @civitas_media papers: @EasleyProgress, @PickensSentinel, @UnionDailyTimes, @TheNBOnews and @WinnsboroHerald. She was previously Regional Editor.
The Weather Channel (Atlanta, GA): We were sorry to hear about the passing of @weatherchannel Senior Digital Meteorologist Nick Wiltgen, who died in a traffic accident last week.
Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA): Reporter Robert Zullo (@rczullo) has returned to the Times-Dispatch (@rtdnews) where he was previously City Hall Reporter. Now he will be an Enterprise Reporter. He arrives from thePittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Sedalia Democrat (Sedalia, MO): Alex Agueros (@abagueros2) has joined the paper (@SedaliaDemocrat) as Sports Editor. He had previously been in the same role at Central Missouri’s student newspaper, the Muleskinner.
Fremont Tribune (Fremont, NE): The paper (@fremonttribune) has promoted Sports Editor Tony Gray to Editor.
The Meridian Star (Meridian, MS): The publication (@meridianstar) welcomes Alexander Gould (@angould) as its new Publisher. He was most recently the Integrated Sales Director for M. Roberts Media.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, FL): We are sad to report Sun-Sentinel (@SunSentinel) Miami Marlins Reporter Juan C. Rodriguez has passed away after a long battle with brain cancer.
Erie Times-News (Erie, PA): Politics Reporter/Blogger John Guerriero (@JGuerriero814) has retired after 35 years at the paper (@GoErie). Also retiring are Editorial Page Editor Liz Allen; Reporter/Blogger Dave Richards and brothers Pat and Kevin Cuneo, Editorial Page Columnist and Managing Features Editor, respectively.
WJHL-TV (Johnson City, TN): Ann Carter is the newest Anchor @WJHL11. She will handle the new ABC Tri-Cities local newscasts. Carter's resume includes stations in Georgia and Texas as well as Tennessee.
WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT): Sports Reporter/Producer Erik Dobratz (@Erikd25) has changed roles to Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. John Pierson (@JPPierson) has become the new Evening Sports Anchor @WTNH.
KXJB-TV/KVLY-TV (Fargo, ND): Kristi Larson (@KristiLarsonVNL) has been appointed Weekday Morning Co-Host and Christine Stanwood (@ChristineVNL) has been welcomed as Anchor of the Noon and 5:00 p.m. broadcast @ValleyNewsLive.
WJLA-TV (Arlington,VA ): Former Sports Director Scott Abraham (@ScottABC7) of WBOC-TV moves to @ABC7News as Sports Reporter and Anchor.
WVTM-TV (Birmingham, AL): Veteran Anchor Ken Lass (@KenWVTM13) retired from @WVTM13 last week. Lass had been with the WVTM-TV team for 26 years while his career in broadcasting has spanned more than 40 years.
WMYD-TV (Detroit, MI): The station (@TV20Detroit) welcomes Jessica Lundy (@TV20Jessica) as a Host and On-Air Personality.
KOTV (Tulsa, OK): Anchor Chera Kimiko (@CheraKimiko) has bid farewell to @NewsOn6. Kimiko joined the station in 2013. Prior to KOTV, she had been at KOKI-TV as an Anchor for 11 years.
KKFN-FM (Denver, CO): The sports talk station (@1043TheFan) has hired former NFL player Mark Schlereth (@markschlereth) as Co-Host of the weekday morning show "Schlereth and Evans," with Mike Evans. Schlereth also contributes to ESPN in a variety of roles.