PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue October 12, 2015
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The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Veteran Columnist Al Kamen has retired after 35 years @washingtonpost. Public Opinion Analyst Scott Clement (@sfcpoll) has been promoted to Polling Manager. Christine Emba (@ChristineEmba) joins the team as the In Theory Editor. Yanan Wang (@yananw) joins the team as a Morning Mix Reporter. Web Engagement Reporter Bethonie Butler (@bethoniebutler) is the new TV Features scribe. Tablet Editor Jennifer Amur (@jenniferamur) is the new Newsletter & Alerts Editor. And Sarah Murray takes over the Tablet Evening Editor role. Former USA Today Social Manager Ryan Mahoney-Carey (@thegoodcarmah) signs on as a new Social Media Producer. And In the Loop Columnist Colby Itkowitz (@ColbyItkowitz) takes a new role as the Inspired Life Columnist. And Kabul Correspondent Sudarsan Raghavan (@africawriter) is moving to Egypt to become the Cairo Correspondent.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Political journalist, John Myers (@johnmyers) is set to join @LATimes as Sacramento Bureau Chief on October 20th. Myers is currently Senior Editor for KQED News. Also, Sarah D. Wire (@sarahdwire) is moving over to the Washington, D.C. Bureau as a Correspondent on October 19th from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Philadelphia City Paper (Philadelphia, PA): This alt-weekly (@citypaper) has been purchased by Broad Street Media and has been folded into its competitor Philadelphia Weekly (@PhillyWeekly). The last issue of City Paper was on last week's newsstands.
Entertainment Tonight (Studio City, CA): Samantha Harris (@samanthaharris) returns as the new Co-Anchor for Entertainment Tonight Weekend (@etnow). Harris was previously with the program from 2010-2012.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Matt Flegenheimer (@mattfleg) will cover Jeb Bush for the 2016 Presidential Election @nytimes. Cecilia Kang (@ceciliakang) has joined as a Reporter covering technology, media, and telecommunications.
Outside Magazine (Santa Fe, NM): Former Pacific Standard Reporter J. Wesley Judd (@wesjudd) joins on @outsidemagazine as an Assistant Editor.
Prairie Business (Grand Forks, ND): Former Agweek Editor Lisa Gibson is the new Editor @PrairieBiz.
Forbes (New York, NY): Former Huffington Post Editor Andres Jauregui (@DutchVowels) has started @Forbes as Senior Online Editor.
Saveur (New York, NY): Max Falkowitz (@MaxFalkowitz) is now the Senior Digital Editor @SaveurMag.
TechCrunch (San Francisco, CA): Katie Roof (@Katie_Roof), a former Fox Business Reporter, is now @TechCrunch as a Senior Writer and Video Host.
Fox News Channel (New York, NY): Abby Huntsman (@huntsmanabby) is joining @FoxNews as a Reporter. She was previously a Co-Host of MSNBC’s The Cycle, which was cancelled last July. Newt Gingrich (@newtgingrich) is returning as a Political Analyst.
Mental Floss (Chesterland, OH): Former Smithsonian Editor Bess Lovejoy (@besslovejoy) has joined the publication as Staff Editor. Kirsten Fawcett (@kirstinfawcett) has also been named a Staff Writer @mental_floss.
California Lawyer (San Francisco, CA): This legal print magazine has abruptly ceased after 35 years in publication. No word yet on whether the online site or Twitter will continue.
WOIO-TV (Cleveland, OH): Tia Ewing (@TIA_EWING) is the new Morning Anchor @cleveland19news. She arrives from KTXL-TV in California.
WSYX-TV (Columbus, OH): Former KTVK-TV Anchor Karen Brown (@karenbrowntv) is now an Anchor @wsyx6.
WHAS-TV (Louisville, KY): Weekend Anchor Derrick Rose (@WHAS11DRose) has been promoted to Morning Anchor @WHAS11.
KYW-TV (Philadelphia, PA): News Anchor Pat Ciarrocchi (@PatCiarrocchi) is retiring after a 33 year career in her hometown @cbsphilly.
WFAA-TV (Dallas, TX): Former KTRK-TV Reporter Sonia Azad (@SoniaAzadTV) has joined @wfaachannel8 as a Health/Medical Reporter.
KOVR-TV (West Sacramento, CA): Shirin Rajaee (@keytnc3shirin) has signed off at KEYT-TV to join @CBSSacramento as a Weekend Evening Anchor.
KTVB-TV (Boise, ID): Longtime Anchor Carolyn Holly (@KTVBCarolyn) has announced her retirement from the station (@ktvb). She has been with the station in various roles since 1982.
KLEW-TV (Lewiston, ID): Anna Velasquez (@annav_klew) is now the News Director at the CBS affiliate (@KLEWNews). She was most recently with KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, NM.
KSHB-TV (Kansas City, MO): Sarah Plake (@wibwsarah) is set to join the NBC affiliate (@41ActionNews) as a Reporter. She is making the move from WIBW-TV in Topeka, KS.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO): Justin Andrews (@justin_eandrews) is moving to the CBS affiliate (@KMOV). He makes the move from KWWL-TV in Waterloo, IA.
KOAT-TV (Albuquerque, NM): Greg Shepperd (@gshepperd) has been named News Director for the ABC affiliate (@KOATLiveUpdates). He most recently served in the same role at KHBS/KHOG-TV in Ft. Smith, AR.
KGAN-TV (Cedar Rapids, IA): Karen Fuller (@karenfullercbs2) has joined the CBS affiliate (@cbs2iowa) as an Evening Anchor. She was previously in the same role at KCTV-TV in Kansas City, MO.
KTVK-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Lina de Florias (@LinaDeFlorias) joins on as a Weekend Evening Anchor/Reporter @azfamily. de Florias previously served as Anchor and Reporter at KPHO-TV in Phoenix.
KSNV-TV (Las Vegas, NV): Chloe Beardsley (@ChloeBeardsley) has been named Weekday Evening Weather Anchor @News3LV. Beardsley previously served as Weather Anchor at KTVN-TV in Reno, NV.
WTEN-TV (Albany, NY): Noel McLaren (@NoelMcLaren) has been welcomed as the Weekend Morning Reporter @WTEN. She was previously a Reporter/Anchor at News 12 Networks in Long Island, NY.
Palm Beach Post (Palm Beach, FL): Mark Bradley (@ByMarkBradley) has been upped from Assistant Sports Editor to Sports Editor @pbpost.
KTVB-TV (Boise, ID): After three decades, veteran Broadcaster Carolyn Holly has announced her plans to retire from her Role as Anchor @KTVB early next year on February 26, 2016.
WLNE-TV (Providence, RI): Jeff Desnoyers (@jdesnoyersabc6) has joined @ABC6 as Chief Meteorologist. Most recently, Jeff was a Meteorologist at FiOS1 in New York.
WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA): Mary Cate Mannion (@maryCateMannion) joins @WMassNews as an Anchor and Reporter for the station. Previously, Mannion was an Anchor/Energy Reporter at KFYR-TV in North Dakota. Also, Meteorologist Rick Sluben has moved on from the station.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, CT): Jennifer Joas (@JenniferJoas) is a new Morning Reporter @NBCConnecticut. Kaitlyn McGrath (@KaitlynMcGrath) has joined as the Weekend Evening Meteorologist. Also joining the station is Justin Schecker (@jscheckerNBCCT) as a Reporter.
WTIC-TV (Hartford, CT): General Assignment Reporter Crystal Hall is no longer with the station. Crystal was with @FoxCT since April 2013.
WKHX-FM (Atlanta, GA): Scott Lindy (Scott.Lindy@cumulus.com) is the new Program Director at Country music station WKHX-FM (@kicks1015). He arrives from WFMS-FM in Indianapolis.
WAEV-FM (Savannah, GA): Jonathan Reed is now the Program Director/DJ for this iHeartMedia station (@973kissfm). He was with iHeartMedia Austin.