PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue March 21, 2016
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Breitbart News (Washington, DC): Reporter Michelle Fields, National Security Reporter Jordan Schachtel (@JordanSchachtel) and Editor Jarrett Stepman (@JarrettStepman) have resigned from this conservative news outlet (@BreitbartNews).
The New York Times (New York, NY): James Bennet (@JBennet) returns as Editorial Page Editor to @nytimes. He was previously Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic. Current Editorial Page Editor Andrew Rosenthal (@andyrnyt) has announced he will step down from the position and take on the role of Columnist.
Business Insider (New York, NY): Political Editor Brett LoGiurato (@BrettLoGiurato) has been promoted to Deputy Editor @businessinsider. Reporter Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) has been promoted to Breaking News Editor.
Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT): Paul Barbetta has joined the Hearst Connecticut Media Group (@hearstcmg) as President and Group Publisher. Barbetta will be responsible for the day to day operations for four daily newspapers: the Connecticut Post (@connpost), The News-Times, Greenwich Time and the Stamford Advocate in addition to several weekly journals.
The Land (Mankato, MN): Paul Malchow has been named as Managing Editor of the weekly agriculture publication (@thelandonline).
Ruidoso News (Ruidoso, NM): Carol Burgess (@cburgess_) has taken General Manager responsibilities @ruidosonews. She will also remain in her role as GM at the Alamogordo Daily News in Alamogordo, NM.
Skift (New York, NY): Deanna Ting (@deannating) joins this travel and tourism site (@SKIFT) as an Associate Editor. She was previously a Managing Editor at Specialty Food Association.
Eater (New York, NY): Matt Buchanan (@mattbuchanan) is named the new Features Editor @Eater. He was previously an Editor at The Awl. Meghan McCarron (@megmccarron) is now a Senior Features Editor. She was previously an Associate Features Editor at Eater in Austin, Texas.
Digital Trends (Portland, OR): Christian de Looper (@CdeLooper) is a News Contributor at (@DigitalTrends). He covers technology news and consumer products. He was previously a Technology Reporter at TechRadar.
Crain’s New York Business (New York, NY): Freelance Writer Addie Morfoot (@kamorfoot) has been named an Entertainment Reporter @CrainsNewYork.
Philadelphia Daily News (Philadelphia, PA): Long-time Business Columnist Harry Gross, who retired in November, has passed away at the age of 92.
Silicon Valley (Portola Valley, CA): Publisher Modern Luxury launched a new bi-monthly consumer magazine @siliconmag. Anh-Minh Le (@ale) is Editor-in-Chief.
New England Cable News (Newton, MA): Freelance Reporter Michael Rosenfield has been promoted to full-time Reporter @NECN. Rosenfield has been with NECN since December 2014. Also, beginning this summer, Karen Hensel will join the network as an Investigative Reporter. She comes to NECN from WISH in Indianapolis where she was an Anchor for 14 years.
Telemundo - KTMD-TV (Houston, TX): News Correspondent Ivan Taylor (@IvanTaylorM) is moving on from @TelemundoHou.
KSBW-TV (Salinas, CA): Sports Director Dennis Lehmen is moving on from the station (@ksbw) at the end of July after 35 years. No replacement has been named yet.
WBZ-TV (Boston, MA): News Director Gary LaPlante has moved on from @cbsboston. Assistant News Director Johnny Green will take over as Interim News Director.
WJZ-TV (Baltimore, MD): George Solis (@GeorgeSolisWJZ) has joined @CBSBaltimore as a Reporter.
WFXT-TV (Dedham, MA): Investigative Reporter Kerry Kavanaugh moves to Weekend Evening Anchor @fox25news. And beginning on April 4th, Jason Law will join the station as a Weekend Morning Co-Anchor.
WCVB-TV (Needham, MA): Starting this summer, Meteorologist Danielle Vollmar will depart from @WCVB to explore other career opportunities. Vollmar joined WCVB in April 2013.
KSDK-TV (St. Louis, MO): Jessica Quick (@JessicaKSDK) has joined the NBC affiliate as Weekend Morning Meteorologist. She makes the move from KQFX-TV in Columbia, MO.
Telemundo - KTAZ-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Paola Morales (@paamorsi) has been welcomed as a Multimedia Journalist @TelemundoAZ. Morales previously served as a Freelancer at Telemundo Tucson - KHRR-TV.
WHEC-TV (Rochester, NY): News Director Chris Ford has moved on from (@news10nbc). Ford has served as News Director since 2014.
WCMH-TV (Columbus, OH): We regret to announce that veteran Reporter @nbc4i Mike Bowersock has passed away.
WBNS-TV (Columbus, OH): The Ohio station (@10tv) welcomes Evan Anderson (@Evan10tv)(email@example.com) as Weekend Anchor.
Bay News 9 (Tampa, FL): Stephanie Claytor (@ClaytorReports) has joined @BN9 as a General Assignment Reporter.
WKMG-TV (Orlando, FL): Weekend Meteorologist Elizabeth Hart (@ElizabethHart) moves on from @News6WKMG. Madeline Evans (@MEvanss_08) steps into the role for weekend mornings.
WDIV-TV (Detroit, MI): Jermont Terry (@JermontTerry) has joined WDIV-TV (@Local4News) as a Reporter.
WESH-TV (Orlando, FL): Courtney Jasmin (@CourtneyReports) has joined @WESH as a Sports Reporter.
WFDF-AM (Detroit, MI): The station (@910Superstation) welcomes L. Brooks Patterson (@BrooksPatterson) and Nancy Skinner (@ClimateTalker) for weekly talk show "B.S. ON 910".
KUPL-FM (Portland, OR): Long-time Broadcaster and Program Director MoJoe Roberts has been named Program Director and Afternoon Drive Host @987thebull, beginning April, 1. Roberts has served as Broadcaster and Program Director for more two decades while working at KWIN-FM, KHOP-FM, KATM-FM and KQFC-FM.
KQED-FM (San Francisco, CA): NPR station @KQED welcomes Brian Watt (@RadioBWatt) as Morning Anchor. Watt was previously a Reporter with Southern California Public Radio.
WVAZ-FM (Chicago, IL): Bionce Foxx (@bioncefoxx) has joined the R&B station (@v103) as a Host. She was previously a Host at WGCI-FM.
KLOU-FM (St. Louis, MO): The classic hits station (@1033klou) has added Vic Porcelli (@yovic7) as Evening Host. He has most recently been Morning Host at crosstown station KEZK-FM.
KCMO-FM (Kansas City, MO): Lance Tidwell (@lancetidwell) has been named Program Director at the Cumulus music station (@949_kcmo). He was most recently in the same role at KAJA-FM in San Antonio, TX.