PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue November 2, 2015
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National Journal (Washington, DC): Washington Examiner Editor Stephen Smith (@SGraSmith) returns to his old haunt to become the Editor-in-Chief. And Washington Editor Ben Pershing (@benpershing) has been promoted to Managing Editor @nationaljournal.
The Guardian – U.S. Bureau (New York, NY) : Matthew Teague (@matthewteague) has joined @GuardianUS as a Correspondent covering the American South. Judy Tong (@judystong) has joined as a News Editor for the West Coast. Ryan Felton (@ryanfelton13) has joined as a Contributing Writer based in Detroit. And Zach Stafford (@zachstafford) has also joined as a Contributing Writer based in Chicago.
PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA): Julie Percha (@juliepercha) and Pamela Kirkland (@PamelaKirkland) have signed on as Political Producers @NewsHour. Rachel Wellford (@rachelwellford) is a new Elections Producer. And Rhana Natour (@RNatourious) enlists as a National Affairs Reporter/Producer. And Geoffrey Guray (@glguray) is now a Political Reporter/Producer.
International Business Times (New York, NY): Business Editor John Simons (@thinksimons) has been promoted to Enterprise Editor. Former Fortune Senior Editor Roland Jones (@JonesRoly) takes on the Business Editor role @IBTimes.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Ex-Boston Globe Reporter Callum Borchers (@callumborchers) signs on as Political Reporter covering politics and the media. And former New York Post Sports Reporter Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) posts up as a Basketball Reporter.
MiBiz (Grand Rapids, MI): Managing Editor Joe Boomgaard (@JBoomgaard) has been promoted to Editor @MiBiz.
The News Journal (Wilmington, DE): Senior Reporter Cris Barrish; Military Reporter Bill McMichael; Special Projects Reporter Jeff Montgomery; News Reporter Robin Brown; Business Reporter Maureen Milford; Editorial Page Editor John Sweeney are all moving on after accepting buyouts @delawareonline.
Casper Star-Tribune (Casper, WY): Thomas Biermann has been appointed Publisher (@CSTribune). Biermann previously served as Operations Director at the paper.
The Daily Star (Oneonta, NY): Veteran Newspaper Executive Fred Scheller has been announced as Publisher @thedailystar. Scheller previously served as Assistant General Manager at The Daily Item in PA.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA): Paul Provost has become the new Publisher @telegramdotcom. Previously, Provost was the Publisher of The Bulletin in Norwich, Connecticut.
The Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT): Columnists Jim Shea (@Jimboshea), Kevin Hunt (@kebhunt), MaryEllen Fillo (@maryellnfillo) and Arts Writer Frank Rizzo (@ShowRiz) are moving on after accepting buyouts @hartfordcourant.
Gawker (New York, NY): Alex Pareene has been named Editor-in-Chief @Gawker.
GQ (New York, NY) : Caity Weaver (@caityweaver) has joined @GQMagazine as a Writer and Editor. Weaver previously worked for Gawker as Senior Editor.
All You (New York, NY): Time Inc. has announced that @allyou will end its run with the December 2015 issue after 11 years of publication.
Yahoo! (New York, NY): Former CBS Reporter Alexis Christoforous (@AlexisTVNews) is now an Anchor and Reporter @YahooFinance and Nicole Sinclair (@NicoleuSinclair) is a Markets Correspondent. Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) is now a Senior Writer @YahooSports covering basketball.
NPR West (Culver City, CA): Dwane Brown (@dwanebrown) is joining @NPRWest as News Anchor for “All Things Considered”. Brown departs from KPBS-FM in San Diego.
Al Jazeera America (New York, NY): Heather Allan has been promoted from Head of Global News Gathering to Senior Vice President of News Gathering @ajam.
The Greeneville Sun (Greeneville, TN): Managing Editor Michael Reneau (@michaelreneau) has been promoted to Editor. Assistant Managing Editor Kristen Buckles Early (@kristenbuckles) has risen to Associate Editor as well as Business Editor.
Courier News (Somerville, NJ): Veteran Sports Writer Harry Frezza Jr. has retired. Frezza joined the paper (@MyCentralJersey) back in early 1980.
WYFF-TV (Greenville, SC): Traffic Anchor/Reporter Allyson Powell (@allyd83wyff) has been promoted to News Anchor @wyffnews4.
WJZY-TV (Charlotte, NC): Brian Basham has been hired as Chief Meteorologist here (@FOX46News). He arrives from WHBQ-TV in Memphis.
WSOC-TV (Charlotte, NC): Morning Anchor Allison Latos (@AllisonWSOC9) has been promoted to Evening Anchor @WSOCTV.
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA): News Anchor Jeanette Trompeter (@jtrompeter1) will begin working part-time in December and will then move on from @ksby next year to focus on her business "Ruby Shoes Wine Club".
Comcast SportsNet Chicago (Chicago, IL): Anchor and Reporter Leila Rahimi (@leilarahimi) has moved from Houston to Chicago (@csnchicago)
KTUL-TV (Tulsa, OK): Lauren Partain (@lpartainnews) has joined @KTULNews as a Reporter. Partain most recently worked at KWTX-TV.
WAPT-TV (Jackson, MS): Long-time @16WAPTNews President/General Manager Stuart Kellogg is set to retire at the end of this year. He has been with the station for nearly 25 years.
WBAL-TV (Baltimore, MD): Vanessa Herring (@Vanessa_Herring) has joined @WBALTV11 as a Reporter.
WOFL-TV (Orlando, FL): Meteorologist and Traffic Reporter Molly Rosenblatt (@MollyRosenblatt) announced she is moving on from @Fox35News.
Telemundo - WNJU-TV (Fort Lee, NJ): Meteorologist Pedro Montoro (@pemontoroglez) is now forecasting New York area weather @Telemundo47.
Univision - KWEX-TV (San Antonio, TX): Antonio Sanchez is the new Weekend News Anchor and Reporter @univisionsatx.
Univision - KINC-TV (Las Vegas, NV): News Director Adriana Arevalo is moving on from @UnivisionNevada.
Radio Caracol-1260AM (Miami, FL): Mario Andrés Moreno (@MarioAndresNews) returns to radio with the program “Pasa La Tarde con Mario Andrés Moreno” @Caracol1260.
KFMW-FM (Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA): The rock music station (@rock_108) has brought on Michael Nedwick as an Evening Host. He makes the move from WGRD-FM in Grand Rapids, MI.
KWOF-FM (Denver, CO): Jenny D. Hopkins and Greg Peters have joined the country music station (@925thewolf) to host a new morning show, "The Wolf Wake Up Show with Jenny and Greg." The two were most recently on Westwood One.
KMOX-AM (St. Louis, MO): Evening News Anchor Bill Reker has announced his retirment from the news talk radiostation (@kmox). He has been with the station since 1995.
WSFS-FM (Miami, FL): The station (@1043TheShark) welcomes David 'Spam' Meyers (@SpamSpam) as Music Director and Afternoon Host.
WZBH-FM (Salisbury, MD): The station (@WZBHRocks) has added "The Billy Madison Show" to its morning lineup hosted by Billy Madison (@BMS_billy).
KKWD-FM (Oklahoma City, OK): Program Director Cisco Kidd (@ciscowild) has moved on from @wild1049.
KRRQ-FM/KNEK-FM (Lafayette, LA): Jerold Jackson (@actionkc) has been named Program Director @955krrq and @knek1047 starting November 2nd. He is currently Program Director/Host at KMJK-FM in KS.