PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue June 29, 2015
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Consumer Reports (Yonkers, NY): Managing Editor Robert Tiernan has announced he is retiring in August. And Diana Salvatore (@dianejsalvatore) recently took the helm @ConsumerReports as Editor-in-Chief.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Financial Editor Francesco Guerrera (@guerreraf72) is moving on from @WSJ to pursue other career opportunities. Dennis Berman (@dkberman) is now Financial Editor @WSJ. And in the Washington Bureau, former Bloomberg Deputy Managing Editor Jeanne Cummings (@JeanneCummings) returns in a Political Editor role.
Pensions & Investments (New York, NY): Editor Nancy Webman (@Webman_PI)(email@example.com) is now the Editorial Director. Executive Editor Amy B. Resnick (@Resnick_PI) takes the Editor role @pensionsnews. And former Chicago Tribune Business Editor Julie Tatge (@juliedeadline) joins the team as Executive Editor.
Bloomberg Television - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Chief Washington Correspondent Peter Cook is moving to the Pentagon to be the Press Secretary for Defense Secretary Ash Carter.
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Former Defense News Reporter John T. Bennett (@BennettJohnT) joins @rollcall as the Budget Tracker Editor.
Jacksonville Daily News (Jacksonville, NC): Elliott Potter has been promoted to Executive Regional Editor at this Gatehouse Media newspaper (@jdnews). He will also be in charge of its sister papers including The Kinston Free Press (@kinstonfp) and Sun Journal (@NBSunJournal). Meanwhile, Michael Distelhorst has been named Publisher of all three papers. He arrives from Texas.
POLITICO Pro (Arlington, VA): Former Associated Press Reporter Kimberly Hefling (@khefling) is now the Senior Education Reporter @POLITICOPro.
CNN Political Unit (Washington, DC): Thomas Lake (@thomaslake) has been named Enterprise Writer covering politics and the 2016 Presidential Campaign @CNNPolitics. Lake previously served as Senior Writer at Sports Illustrated.
Vogue Magazine (New York, NY): Brooke Ely Danielson (@Brooke_Ely)(firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined Vogue (@voguemagazine) as an Accessories Editor.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Alessandra Stanley is now covering economic inequality @nytimes.
Women's Wear Daily (New York, NY): The new Technology Reporter @WWD is Maghan McDowell (@MaghanMcD).
Real Simple (New York, NY): CeCe Ryan will be the Publisher @RealSimple Magazine beginning next month. Meanwhile, Grace Elkus (@graceelkus) has joined as an Editorial Assistant.
Ebony (Chicago, IL): Kierna Mayo (@KiernaMayo) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief @EBONYMag.
Delish (New York, NY): Candace Braun Davison (@CandaceBD) is the new Lifestyle Editor for Delish (@DelishDotCom).
Pacific Standard (Santa Barbara, CA): Ted Scheinman (@ted_scheinman) joins @PacificStand as a Special Projects Senior Editor.
The Texas Tribune (Austin, TX): Edgar Walters (@ewaltersTX) has joined @TexasTribune as a Health Care Reporter and Kiah Collier (@KiahCollier) will also soon join the publication in July as a Reporter covering the environment and public education.
Georgia Public Television Network/Georgia Public Radio Network (Atlanta, GA): Pat St. Claire (@PatStClaire) has been hired as Assistant News Director for both TV and Radio @GPBNews.
WJW-TV (Cleveland, OH): The Fox affiliate (@Fox8News) has announced that Jessica Dill (@JessicaLynnDill) is its newest Morning Reporter.
WFRV-TV (Green Bay, WI): The Green Bay station (@WFRVnews) welcomes Michael Smith as General Manager.
WNCN-TV (Raleigh, NC): Maggie Newland has been hired @wncn as Weekend Anchor/Weekday Reporter. She arrives from WFOR-TV in Miami.
WSPA-TV (Spartanburg, SC): News Director Karen Kelly has moved on from @wspa7.
WGCL-TV (Atlanta, GA): Mr. CB Hackworth has been hired @cbs46 as Executive Producer of Special Projects. Christian De La Rosa (@CDLRFox5) has been added as a News Reporter. De La Rosa previously served as News Reporter at KAWB-TV in San Diego, CA. Meanwhile, Reporter Jeff Chirico has moved on from the station.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC): Anchor/Reporter Jackie Hyland has moved on from @WRAL.
WGNO-TV (Metairie, LA): WGNO-TV (@WGNOtv) has welcomed a new Weekend Meteorologist, Jason Disharoon (@Jason_Disharoon, to its team. And Chelsi McDonald (@ChelsiMMcDonald) has been named Sports Anchor/Reporter at the station.
KCEN-TV (Temple, TX): KTEN’s Jessica Morrey (@JessicaMorrey) is now a Sports Anchor/Reporter @KCENNews.
WIVB-TV (Buffalo, NY): Lisa Polster is the new Executive Producer for WIVB-TV (@News4Buffalo) morning show.
WVLA-TV (Baton Rouge, LA): Former KLRT-TV Anchor/Reporter Deedra Wilson (@DeedraWilsonTV) has joined @NBC33NEWS as a Morning Anchor.
KHFI-FM (Austin, TX): Zach Dillon (@DillonRadio) has been named Program Director @967kissfm. He will start July 12th.
KFOR-TV (Oklahoma City, OK): We were very sorry to hear of the passing of @kfor’s Sports Director/Sports Anchor Bob Barry Jr. He joined the station in 1982.
KREM-TV (Spokane, WA): Mark Hanrahan (@mark_hanrahan) is set to become an Evening Anchor at the CBS affiliate @krem2, starting in August. He makes the move from KGW-TV in Portland, OR.
KMSP-TV (Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN): Morning Anchor and Host Kelsey Soby (@kelseysobyfox9) has announced that she is moving on from the FOX affiliate (@myfox9) to pursue other opportunities. Also at the station, Jason Matheson (@jasonmatheson) has been named as Host of "The Jason Show," a new one-hour program focusing on current events and trending topics. The show debuts August 17th at 10:00 am.
KOLR-TV (Springfield, MO): Heather Lewis (@heatherlewistv) has announced that she is joining the CBS affiliate (@kolr10kozl) as a Morning Anchor. She was most recently with KFSM-TV in Fort Smith, AR.
WBZ-TV (Boston, MA): After 40 years with @cbsboston, veteran Anchor Jack Williams is retiring from the station.
New England Cable News (Newton, MA): Reporter Josh Brogadir has moved on from @NECN. Brogadir began his career with the network in 2008.
WPRI-TV/WNAC-TV (East Providence, RI): Steph Machado (@StephMachado) is the newest addition @wpri12’s newsroom. Machado has joined as a Reporter/Multimedia Journalist. Most recently, Machado was a Reporter for WFFF in Vermont.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, CT): After 17 years at the station, Anchor Lisa Carberg (@LisaCarberg) says goodbye. Carberg joined the station in 1995 as a Weekend Evening Anchor and left after four years to Anchor for Fox News in New York only to return to WVIT in 2002.
WTOP-FM (Washington, DC): Long-time Broadcaster and Senior News Director Mike McMearty (@MMcMeartyWTOP) has been named Program Director @WTOP. McMearty has previously served as Editor, Producer, and Reporter at the station.
WUSL-FM/WDAS-FM (Philadelphia, PA): Bill Ransom has been announced as Assistant Program Director and Music Director @Power99Philly and @wdasfm.
WGY-AM (Lockport, NY): Jeff Wolf is now the Program Director and News Director @810WGY. Wolf joined the station from WFLA-FM in Tallahassee FL.