PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue February 15, 2016
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US Weekly (New York, NY): Rachel Abrahamson (@rachelpaularpa) has changed roles @USWeekly from Staff Writer to Staff Editor of Parenting.
Allure (New York, NY): Danielle Pergament (@dkpergament) has been named Executive Editor @Allure_magazine. She was formerly a Contributing Editor since 2000.
Bloomberg Gadfly (New York, NY): Tim Culpan (@tculpan) has moved from Blomberg News’ Taipei bureau after 10 years to join @Bfly as a Columnist covering technology analysis and opinion.
Forbes (New York, NY): Tara Nurin (@TaraNurin) has joined @Forbes as a Contributor focusing on beers and alcohol.
Gawker (New York, NY): Marina Galperina (@mfortki) is the new Senior Editor @Gawker. She was previously the Editor-in-Chief for Hopes and Fears.
Gizmodo (New York, NY): Michael Nuñez (@MichaelFNunez) is the new Technology Editor @Gizmodo. He previously held the same title at Popular Science.
Quartz (New York, NY): Erik Olsen (@olsentropy) is now the Los Angeles Video Correspondent @QZ. He was previously a Senior Video Journalist for New York Times. Former Bloomberg Business Healthcare Reporter Oliver Staley (@ostaley) joins as a Management Reporter.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Allison Wisk (@allisonwisk) has been named State Politics Editor @LATimes. Wisk was most recently at The Dallas Morning News. Also, Liam Dillon is joining the Sacramento Bureau to cover politics and state government policy. He was most recently at the Voice of San Diego.
The Topeka Capital-Journal (Topeka, KS): Freelancer Morgan Chilson (@crazeywriter) returns to her first beat as a Business Reporter @CJOnline.
Politico Pro (Arlington, VA): Former CQ Weekly Reporter Ben Weyl (@benweyl) signs on as the new Budget & Appropriations Editor @POLITICOPro.
OC Weekly (Santa Ana, CA): The Duncan McIntosh Company has purchased @OCWeekly from Voice Media Group. The company also publishes Editor & Publisher, Sea Magazine and Boating World.
Los Angeles Magazine (Los Angeles, CA): Josh Scherer (@culinarybrodown) is now an Associate Food Editor @LA_mag.
The Daily Democrat (Fort Madison, IA): Mississippi Valley Media has hired Chuck
Vandenberg as Publisher. He will be in charge of three papers: The Daily Democrat in Fort Madison, Iowa, the Daily Gate City (@dailygatecity) in Keokuk, Iowa, and the Hancock County Journal-Pilot in Carthage, Illinois. He arrives from Weaver Enterprises.
The Journal & Courier (Lafayette, IN): Former Times Leader News Director George Spohr (@georgespohr) is taking on the same position at the Indiana paper (@jconline).
WUSA-TV (Washington, DC): Sportscaster Dave Owens (@DaveOwenssports) has moved on from @wusa9.
WPBN-TV/WTOM-TV (Traverse City, MI): Todd Harrison is the new General Manager @UpNorthLive stations WPBN and WTOM owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. He arrives from Viamedia, Inc.
KHOU-TV (Houston, TX): KGW-TV’s Assistant News Director Sally Ramirez (@SallyKGW) has been named News Director @KHOU beginning in March.
KFOR-TV (Oklahoma City, OK): Long-time @kfor Sports Anchor/Reporter Brian Brinkley (@BrianBrinkleyOK) takes on the position of Sports Director at the station.
Univision - KUVN-TV (Dallas, TX): Johana Suarez (@johanasuareztv) enlists @UnivisionDallas as a News Anchor/Reporter.
KTAL-TV (Shreveport, LA): Anchor/Reporter Lauren Vizza (@laurenmvizza) has moved to Morning Anchor @KTAL6News.
KTHV-TV (Little Rock, AR): Sonny Scott (@SonnyTHV11) joins@THV11 team as a Reporter.
KWTV (Oklahoma City, OK): Anchor Bobbie Miller (@bobbiemiller) will be moving on from the station (@NEWS9) in April to spend more time with her family. She joined the station in early 2012.
KPIX-TV (San Francisco, CA): The CBS affiliate (@CBSSF) welcomes Brandice Bailey (@bbaileynews) as Morning Executive Producer from KRIV-TV in Houston. Bailey will start March 14.
KTVK-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Reporter Erika Flores has moved on from her post @azfamily after serving at the station since 2014.
WFLA-TV (Tampa, FL): Melissa Nardo (@MelissaFox43) has joined @WFLA as a Reporter.
WTVT-TV (Tampa, FL): Sports Director Chip Carter (@ChipCarterFox13) has announced his retirement from WTVT-TV (@FOX13News). His last day on air will be February 26.
WERQ-FM (Baltimore, MD): We regret to hear about the passing of WERQ-FM (@92QJamsBmore) Air Personality Reginald Calhoun, more popularly known as DJ Raggie Reg, on February 6.
WFEZ-FM (Miami, FL): Ellen Jaffe (@JaffeEllen) has joined @Easy931 as a Weekend Host.
KMLE-FM (Phoenix, AZ): Former Weekend Host Jeana Shepard (@Shepard494_598) has been named Mid-day Host @KMLE1079.