PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue July 27, 2015
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The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Personal Finance Editor Robert Sabat (@rhsabat) is moving on from @WSJ. Andrew Dowell (@DrewDowell) has been promoted from Corporate Bureau Chief to Deputy Financial Editor. And Amelia Hennighausen (@profphotoamelia) has been named Photo Editor at the publication.
Architectural Digest (New York, NY): Leslie Anne Wiggins has been promoted to Associate Editor @ArchDigest from Assistant Editor. Nick Mafi (@NickMafi) has also been promoted from Editorial Coordinator to Digital Associate Editor. Samuel Cochran has been promoted to Features Editor from Senior Editor. And Geoffrey Montes has joined the outlet as an Assistant Editor.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Elizabeth Paton (@lizziepaton) has been named European Styles Correspondent @nytimes. Sarah Maslin Nir (@SarahMaslinNir) is now a National Correspondent based in San Francisco. She was previously a NY Metro Reporter.
Healthcare Finance News (Portland, ME): Henry Powderly (@HenryPowderly) has been promoted from Managing Editor to Editor-in-Chief. Powderly has been with the publication since November 2014. Prior to joining in 2014, he was a News Manager for Newsday.
The Cut - New York Magazine (New York, NY): Mikki Halpin (@Mikkipedia), former Editorial Director at Refinery29, is now the new Deputy Editorial Director @TheCut. Izzy Grinspan (@IzzyGrinspan) is now a Senior Editor. She was previously Executive Editor at Racked.
The Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, TN): G. Chambers Williams III has been promoted to Business Editor @knoxnews. He had been Assistant Business Editor. He also worked as Editor of the LaFollette Press.
Fast Company (New York, NY): Former Travel + Leisure News Editor Amy Farley (@AFarles) is now the Senior Editor @FastCompany.
Buzzfeed (New York, NY): Freelancer Lindsay Hunt (@LindsayCooks) is now a Food Writer @BuzzFeed.
The Huffington Post (New York, NY): Joe Satran (@Joe_Satran) is switching beats and will now cover the healthcare industry @HuffingtonPost. He previously covered food for the publication.
The Tennessean (Nashville, TN): Former Bay Area News Group Reporter Natalie Neysa Alund (@nataliealund) is now @Tennessean as a Breaking News Reporter.
The Futurist (Bethesda, MD): The new Executive Editor, Interim Publisher & VP of Content for "The World Future Society's" publication, The Futurist magazine (@WFSFuturist_Mag), is Dr. Mark Drapeau (@Cheeky_Geeky).
America Now - Premiere Radio Networks (Sherman Oaks, CA): Political Columnist Meghan McCain (@meghanmccain) was named Host of Premiere Radio Networks' new syndicated news program, “America Now” (@americanowradio).
The Pacific Coast Business Times (Santa Barbara, CA): Glenn Rabinowitz takes over as Managing Editor @pacbiztimes. Philip Joens recently joined as Technology Editor and Alex Kacik will join next month as a Reporter covering commercial real estate, banking and economic development.
The Denver Post (Denver, CO): Long-time Political Reporter Lynn Bartels (@lynn_bartels) is moving on from the paper (@denverpost) for a position as Communications Director for the Colorado Secretary of State.
Hendersonville Star News/Gallatin News Examiner (Gallatin, TN): Former Daily News Journal Reporter Mealand Ragland-Hudgins has been hired as Editor of these two Sumner County publications (@sumneram) of The Tennessean.
KTNV-TV (Las Vegas, NV): David Schuman (@david_schuman) has been added as a General Assignment Reporter @KTNV. Schuman previously served at WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Reporter Jacqui Heinrich (@JacquiHeinrich) has been promoted to Weekend Anchor.
WCMH-TV (Columbus, OH): Former Missouri Anchor Katie Ferrell (@Katie_Ferrell) is moving to the NBC affiliate (@nbc4i) to Anchor the morning and noon broadcasts.
KRIV-TV (Houston, TX): Reporter Hilary Whittier has moved on from @MyFoxHouston to join CBRE as a Communications Specialist.
WLOX-TV (Biloxi, MS): After 27 years, Jeff Lawson has retired from his Anchor chair @WLOX.
KTVT-TV (Dallas, TX): Long-time KTVT (@CBSDFW) Reporter Bud Gillett (@Bud_Gillett) bid farewell to the station as he retired this past Friday. Gillett’s career as a Reporter has spanned nearly 40 years.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX): KRIS-TV Anchor/Reporter Sara Donchey (@KPRC2Sara) has joined @KPRC2 as an Anchor.
WOKV-TV (Jacksonville, FL): WXXJ-FM Program Director Aaron Schachter moves to @WOKVNews as Director of Branding & Programming.
WMAR-TV (Baltimore, MD): WMAR-TV (@ABC2News) welcomes Mike Taylor (@ABC2Mike) as a Meteorologist.
WKMG-TV (Orlando, FL): News Director Steve Hyvonen has moved on from @Local6News and Candace Campos (@CandaceLocal6) has joined the station as a Meteorologist.
WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids, MI): David Bailey joins @WZZM13 as an Investigative Reporter.
WTXL-TV (Tallahassee, FL): Alison Posey (@AlisonPosey14) has been named Sports Director @ABC27.
WLNE-TV (Providence, RI): Kirsten Glavin (@kirstenglavin) has joined @ABC6 as a Reporter. Prior to her move, Glavin was an Evening Anchor at KFXK in Tyler, Texas.
WFXT-TV (Dedham, MA): Morning Anchor Sorboni Benerjee (@sorbonified) has moved on from the Fox news station.
WPRI-TV (East Providence, RI): Beginning in August, Maureen Capasso (@MPCapasso)(email@example.com) will join @wpri12 as an Assistant News Director. Most recently, Capasso was the Executive News Producer at KDVR-TV/KWGN-TV in Denver.
WFFF-TV/WVNY-TV (Colchester, VT): Meteorologist Torrance Gaucher (@TorranceGaucher) will join the station in late August. Torrance is currently the Chief Meteorologist for KIEM-TV in Eureka, CA.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, CT): Reporter/Anchor Tara Joyce (@tarajoycenbc) has been promoted to Weekday Morning Broadcast from Weekend Anchor.
WHDH-TV (Boston, MA): Reporter John Cuoco (@JCuocoNews) has joined @7News. Previously, Cuoco was a Reporter and Multimedia Journalist for WDJT in Milwaukee.
KZPT-FM (Kansas City, MO): Leigh McNabb (@leighMcNabb) has been named as the pop music station's (@997ThePoint) new Program Director. She was most recently the Assistant Program Director at WXSS-FM in Milwaukee.
KPLU-FM (Seattle, WA): The public radio and jazz music station (@kplu) has brought on Matt Martinez (@mattmdm) as Director of Content, starting in August. He had previously been with NPR as a Producer.
KVET-AM (Austin, TX): New morning show, “The Bottom Line," with Hosts Sean Adams (@thatsean) and Chip Brown (@ChipBrownHD) debuted @am1300thezone last week.
KNX-AM (Los Angeles, CA): Orange County Bureau Reporter Mike Landa has announced his plans to retire from all-news station @KNX1070.
WYMS-FM (Milwaukee, WI): Assistant Program Director and Morning Host Jordan Lee (@jordimack) has been appointed Program Director @RadioMilwaukee.
WPTM-FM (Weldon, NC): Former WQDR-FM Music Director Cody Clark is now Operations Manager at this country music station as well as six other First Media Radio Group radio stations.