PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue May 9, 2016
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The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, FL): The Tampa Bay Times purchased the Tribune and transferred all of its subscribers to the Times on Wednesday of last week. Over 100 layoffs at the Tribune were expected after the purchase.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Ex-National Geographic Digital News Director Laura Helmuth (@laurahelmuth) signs on next week as the new National Health, Environment & Science Editor. Former Foreign News Digital Editor Swati G. Sharma (@swatigauri) has been promoted to Deputy Editor/General News @washingtonpost, a White House Reporter Steven Mufson (@StevenMufson) energizes the Post as its new Energy & Infrastructure Reporter.
Vice - HBO Network (New York, NY): Madeleine Haeringer (@madhaeringer) has been named Executive Producer of the @VICE nightly news program on HBO. She was previously Executive Producer for News Coverage at MSNBC.
Business Insider (New York, NY): Matt Rosoff (@MattRosoff), Mo Hadi (@hadimo), Brett LoGiurato (@BrettLoGiurato) and Sara Silverstein (@ichartny) have been promoted to Executive Editor @businessinsider. Rosoff will be covering global technology, science and entertainment. Hadi will be leading coverage for global markets, finance, retain, transportation and general business. LoGiurato will be covering news, politics, military, sports and front-page teams. Silverstein will be overlooking strategy, lists and BI Video.
Quartz (New York, NY): Global News Editor Heather Landy (@HeatherLandy) was promoted to Managing Editor @qz. Editor of New Initiatives Xana Antunes (@Xantunesx) has been promoted to Executive Editor. Senior Editor Gideon Lichfield (@Glichfield) will make the shift to London to lead Quartz’s Europe coverage starting in August.
TechCrunch (San Francisco, CA): Kate Conger (@Kateconger) joins @Techcrunch as a Staff Writer covering online security. She was previously a Managing Editor at Ratter. Haje Jan Kamps (@Haje) joins on as a Contributing Writer covering tech start-ups. He is currently a Chairman at Triggertrap. And Devin Coldewey rejoins as a Staff Writer and a Photographer. He will review gadgets, cover technology and research robots.
The Morning Call (Allentown, PA): Editor-in-Chief/Publisher David Erdman (@daveerdman) has retired after 35 years in the newspaper business @mcall.
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): Nick Maslow (@nickmaslow) has joined @EW as Digital News Editor covering television. He was formerly a Staff Writer at People.com. Former Time Digital Culture Editor Nolan Feeney (@NolanFeeney) has been named a Staff Writer focusing on music. And The Seven Sees' Managing Editor Gerrad Hall (@gerradhall) has joined the Los Angeles Bureau as Digital Staff Editor.
The Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, WV): Former Logan Banner News Editor Fred Pace (@fcpace62) is the new Business Reporter @heralddispatch.
Flama (New York, NY): Univision has shut down this Hispanic site's editorial division @theflama. All of its editorial staff including Editor Alexis Tirado (@AlexisTT) are moving on.
SheKnows (Scottsdale, AZ): Melissa Kirsch (@melissakirsch) has been named the new Deputy Editor @Sheknows. She previously held the same position at Café.com.
Digital Trends (New York, NY): Brendan Hesse (@brendan_lh) is now a Staff Writer @DigitalTrends. He was previously a Contributor for the site.
Gizmodo (New York, NY): Ex-Daily Dot Staff Writer William Turton (@WilliamTurton) joins on as a Staff Writer @Gizmodo to cover cybersecurity and internet law.
Portland Press-Herald (Portland, ME): Former Fort Myers News-Press Investigative Reporter Penelope Overton (@PLOvertonPPH) moves north to become a Business Reporter @PressHerald.
Orange Coast Magazine (Newport Beach, CA): Alan Gibbons is the new Editor-in-Chief @OrangeCoastmag replacing Martin Smith, who is departing after eight years with the publication.
Yakima Herald-Republic (Yakima, WA): The paper (@Yakima_Herald) has named Alison Bath (@tmswatchdog) as Managing Editor. She was previously the Executive Editor of The Shreveport Times in Shreveport, LA.
The Wilson Times (Wilson, NC): Corey Friedman (@corey_friedman) returns to the paper (@thewilsontimes) as Editor. He was previously Online Editor before leaving to become Editor at the Richmond County Daily Journal.
The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, VA): Dale Lachniet has been named publisher @NewsInTheBurg.
New England Cable News (Newton, MA): Former MSNBC Freelance Reporter Shannon Mularie has joined @NECN as an Anchor/Reporter.
KRON-TV (San Francisco, CA): Steve Aveson joins @kron4news as an Evening Anchor from New England Cable News in Boston.
KTVU-TV (Oakland, CA): Fox station @ktvu welcomes Frank Mallicoat as Weekend Morning Anchor from KPIX-TV in San Francisco.
Univision - KMEX-TV (Los Angeles, CA): Andrea González (@andreag_tv) is the new Co-Anchor @univision34la.
WXYZ-TV (Southfield, MI): Former WSCV-TV Meteorologist Denise Isaac (@Denisewx) is now on the air @wxyzdetroit as a Weekday Meteorologist.
WLIO-TV (Lima, OH): Newcomer Jason Mikell (@JasonMikellNBC) is now a Weekend Meteorologist.
WSB-TV (Atlanta, GA): Nefertiti Jaquez (@nefertitijaquez) is the newest Reporter @WSBTVNewsdesk. She has also worked in Houston, Miami and Philadelphia.