PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue June 22, 2015
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T: The New York Times Style Magazine (New York, NY): Whitney Vargas has been promoted to Executive Editor @tmagazine. Emily Stokes (@emilystokes) has been promoted to Articles Editor. And Hannah Goldfield (@hannahgoldfield) has joined as a Staff Editor.
The Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX): Veteran Columnist Bob Miller will be retiring in early July after nearly 64 years @dallasnews. And Brandi Grissom (@brandigrissom) will be joining as the Austin Bureau Chief on July 20th.
National Journal (Washington, DC): Juleyka Lantigua Williams (@JuleykaLantigua) is the new Managing Editor @TheNextAmerica.
Politico Pro (Arlington, VA): Former Re/Code Technology Reporter Amy Schatz (@Amy_Schatz) is now the Deputy Technology Editor @POLITICOPro.
The Ed Show – MSNBC Network (New York, NY): Arianna Jones (@ariannaijones) is moving on from her position as Producer of @edshow to join Bernie Sanders as Communications Manager for his presidential campaign.
Real Simple (New York, NY): Sam Zabell (@samzabell) has been promoted to Associate Editor @RealSimple. Brenda Dargan (@brendee) is now a Senior Producer. And Grace Elkus (@graceelkus) has joined as an Editorial Assistant.
The Verge (New York, NY): Jamieson Cox (@jamiesoncox) joins @verge as an Entertainment Reporter.
The Daily Dot (Austin, TX): Derrick Clifton (@DerrickClifton) is the new Deputy Opinion Editor @dailydot.
Surface Magazine (New York, NY): Charles Curkin (@restthesoul) signs on @SurfaceMag as the new Senior Editor.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Peter H. King rejoins @LATimes as a General Assignment Reporter covering the West Coast.
The Times West Virginian (Fairmont, WV): Managing Editor Misty Poe (@MistyPoeTWV) was promoted to General Manager. And former Publisher Frank Wood has returned as Publisher @TimesWV.
Las Vegas Review-Journal (Las Vegas, NV): Jason Taylor has been appointed President and Publisher @reviewjournal. Taylor is set to begin July 6th. Taylor previously served as President and Publisher at Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, MS.
VentureBeat (San Francisco, CA): Dylan Tweney (@Dylan20) is now the Editor-at-Large @VentureBeat. Harrison Weber (@HarrisonWeber)(email@example.com) will take over as Executive Editor.
Racked (New York, NY): Meredith Haggerty (@ManyManyWords) is the new Reports Editor @Racked.
TSN (The Sports Network) (Toronto, ON): Former Philadelphia Daily News Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) is a new Hockey Reporter @TSNHockey.
Mashable (New York, NY): Hillary Busis (@HilliBusterr) is now the Deputy Entertainment Editor @mashable.
Sedalia Democrat (Sedalia, MO): Denny Koenders has been named Publisher at the paper @SedaliaDemocrat. He was previously in the same role at the Altus Times in Altus, OK.
The Seattle Times (Seattle, WA): Former Seattlepi.com Sports Editor Nick Eaton (@njeaton) has been brought on as lead Sports Producer @seattletimes.
KHBS/KHOG-TV (Fort Smith/Rogers, AR): Meteorologist Darby Bybee (@4029Darby) has been promoted to Chief Meteorologist @4029news.
KDFW-TV (Dallas, TX): Longtime @FOX4 Investigative Reporter Becky Oliver (@BeckyOFox4) has announced her retirement for the end of June. She has been with the station for nearly 25 years.
KARK-TV/KLRT-TV (Little Rock, AR): Victoria Price (@victoriapricetv) is now a Morning Reporter @KARK4NEWS & @FOX16News.
KTRK-TV (Houston, TX): KNBC-TV’s Elita Loresca (@WXwithELITA) has joined @abc13houston as a Meteorologist.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX): KPRC-TV (@KPRC2) has hired Jonathan Martinez (@jmartineznews) as a Weekend Anchor starting in August.
KTVU-TV (Oakland, CA): Veteran Reporter John Fowler is moving on from @ktvu after 40 years with the station.
KOIN-TV (Portland, OR): Jennifer Hoff (@JennHoffKOIN6) has been appointed Lead Anchor for the evening newscasts @KIONrightnow.
KTNV-TV (Las Vegas, NV): Stephanie Zepelin (@StephanieKTNV) and Mahsa Saeidi (@MahsaWho) have been appointed Reporters @KTNV.
WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT): Veteran Anchor Jim Watkins (@JimWatkinsNews8) has joined @WTNH as a Morning Anchor. Also joining the station is Marysol Castro (@marysolcastro) as the Morning Traffic Reporter. Marysol is replacing Teresa Dufour while she is on maternity leave.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, CT): Alyana Gomez (@AlyanaGomezTV) has joined @NBCConnecticut as a Weekend Morning Anchor and Weekday Reporter. Gomez comes to WVIT from Jacksonville, Florida where she was a General Assignment Reporter for WJAX/WFOX.
WFTV-TV (Orlando, FL): General Manager Shawn Bartelt (@ShawnBartelt) is retiring from @WFTV after 15 years. Paul Curran will take over as General Manager.
WOFL-TV (Orlando, FL): WOFL-TV (@MyFoxOrlando) welcomes Adam Shadoff as the Weekend Sports Anchor.
WKMG-TV (Orlando, FL): Jeff Hoffman has been named General Manager @local6news.
KETV-TV (Omaha, NE): DaVonté McKenith (@davontemckenith) is now a Morning Reporter with the ABC affiliate (@ketv). He makes the move from KRTV-TV in Great Falls, MT.
KBJR-TV (Duluth, MN): Current Evening Anchor Kevin Jacobsen (@kevinjacobsen) is the new Assistant News Director. Weekend Anchor Edward Moody (@edwardmoodyiii) is moving to weekdays as an Evening Anchor/Reporter. Kati Anderson (@KTandMarie) will take over as Weekend Anchor/Producer. And Kevin Haas (@haaskev000) is the new Weekend Meteorologist @NNCNOW.
KXRM-TV (Colorado Springs, CO): Former WGNO-TV Meteorologist Jeff Womack (@jwomackweather) has been tapped as the replacement for recently retired Chief Meteorologist Terry Gerbstadt at the FOX affiliate (@fox21news).
WAEC-AM/WWWE-AM (Atlanta, GA): LeAnder Cooper has been promoted to General Manager @waeclove860 and WWWE-AM. She was previously Assistant Business Manager.
KOIT-FM (San Francisco, CA): Andrew Hart joins @965koit as Morning Host from WTMX-FM in Chicago.
KSWD-FM (Los Angeles, CA): Mary Price & Andy Geller are the new Weekend/Fill-in Hosts @thesoundla.