PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue October 5, 2015
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Thomson Reuters - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Congressional Reporter/Editor Kevin Drawbaugh (@ReutersKevinD) has been promoted to Deputy Bureau Chief @reuters. Energy Reporter Yeganeh June Torbati (@yjtorbati) is transferring to become the new Pentagon Correspondent. Julia Harte (@JuliaHarte1) joins the team as a Justice Reporter. And Julia Edwards (@jujedwards) switches from the White House beat to Financial Crime Reporter. Former National Journal Reporter Dustin Volz (@dnvolz) is the new Cybersecurity Reporter. Lindsay Dunsmuir (email@example.com) is the new Federal Reserve/Economics Reporter. And in New York, Jessica Toonkel (@jtoonkel) is moving from the markets beat to the media beat.
The New York Times - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Deputy Metro Editor Ian Trontz (@IanTrontz) takes on a new Editing role covering Political Enterprise @nytpolitics. Reporter Ashley Parker (@AshleyRParker) is now the Political Media Reporter. Nick Corasaniti (@NYTnickc) is a new Political Reporter covering the Presidential election. And New York State Government Reporter Thomas Kaplan (@thomaskaplan) signs on as the Political Policy Reporter.
Houston Business Journal (Houston, TX): Long-time Publisher John Beddow (@johnathbj), has retired. He has been with the publication since 1987. And Managing Editor Giselle Greenwood (@HBJGreenwood) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief @HOUBizJournal.
US Weekly (New York, NY) : Will Mendelson (@williemendelson) has joined @usweekly as a Freelance News Writer. Ashley Spencer (@ashleyyspencer) is now Senior Editor of Film. She previously served as Staff Editor.
StyleWatch – People Magazine (New York, NY) : Amanda Elser (@amandaelser) has joined @StyleWatchMag as Senior Beauty Editor. She previously worked at The Knot as a Beauty Editor. Brittany Burke has joined as Deputy Articles Editor. She previously served as Senior Editor at Seventeen Magazine.
Mental Floss (Chesterland, OH): The publication (@mental_floss) welcomes Staff Writers Andrew LaSane (@laptop_lasane) and Michele Debczak (@micheledebczak) to the team. LaSane comes from Complex and Debczak comes from Indiewire. Caitlin Schneider (@caitschneider) has also been promoted from Staff Writer to Assistant Editor and Kate Horowitz (@Delight_Monger) joins the publication as a Science Writer.
The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, IA): Matthew Leimkuehler (@mattleimkuehler) is now the Features Reporter at the paper (@DMRegister). Leimkuehler was previously Music Editor for the music website, Under the Gun Review.
YouBeauty (New York, NY): Amy Marturana (@AmyMarturana) has returned to @YouBeauty as the Managing Editor. She was previously the Senior Editor.
CNET (San Francisco, CA): Sean Hollister (@StarFire2258) is now a Senior Editor of Reviews @CNET.
New York Daily News (New York, NY): Meredith Engel (@MeredithEngel) has announced she is moving on from her role as Lifestyle Reporter @NYDailyNews.
TechCrunch (San Francisco, CA): Josh Constine (@JoshConstine) is now Editor-at-Large @TechCrunch. He will continue in his role as Senior Writer at the outlet as well.
Salon.com (San Francisco, CA): Writer Lindsay Abrams (@ReadingGirl) is leaving @Salon to be Program Coordinator for the Journalism + Design Program at The New School.
WFFF-TV (Colchester, VT): Veteran Craig Marrs has become the Vice President and General Manager @WVNYWFFF. He will also oversee sister station WVNY-TV as well as be in charge of digital and mobile services for the station's website, mychamplainevalley.com.
WCVB-TV (Needham, MA): Beginning on November 8th, @WCVB will be launching an additional weekend hour-long news broadcast show. The show will be called NewsCenter 5 and will air from 5:00-6:00pm. Sunday evenings will consist of Anchors Ed Harding (@EDWCVB)(firstname.lastname@example.org) and Heather Unruh (@HeatherUnruh) along with Meteorologist Mike Wanhum (@MetMikeWCVB) and Sports Anchor Mike Lynch (@LynchieWCVB). The following Saturday’s program will have Anchor Bob Halloran (@BobWCVB) and Anchor Pam Cross (@PamWCVB) as well as Meteorologist Mike Wankum (@MetMikeWCVB).
WFOR-TV (Miami, FL): Rudabeh Shahbazi (@RudabehCBS4) moves to Evening News Co-Anchor @CBSMiami. And Weekend News Anchor Cynthia Demos (@CynthiaDemos) is moving on from the station. Her last day will be October 11.
WESH-TV (Orlando, FL): Sports Anchor Larry Ridley (@MrLarryRidley) is moving on from @WESH.
WBFF-TV (Baltimore, MD): The station (@FoxBaltimore) welcomes Karen Campbell (@KarenCampbellTV) as a Reporter and Fill-in Anchor.
KGO-TV (Portland, OR): Former KGW-TV Anchor/Reporter Reggie Aqui has joined KGO-TV (@abc7newsBayArea) in San Francisco, CA in the same role.
KTNV-TV (Las Vegas, NV): Emmy Award winning Anchor Davina Roselli has been named Morning News Anchor @KTNV, beginning October 12th. Roselli comes from KXNT Radio where she served as Morning Drive Co-Host.
KGTV-TV (San Diego, CA): Renee Nelson bid farewell to KTVZ-TV in Oregon last month and can now be seen on @10News.
KRON-TV (San Francisco, CA): Anny Hong (@annyhong) joins the morning team as Morning Meteorologist @kron4news. She was previously Weekend Meteorologist.
WTVF-TV (Nashville, TN): Todd Walker (@ToddWalkerNews) has been promoted to National Reporter for E.W. Scripps Company, the parent company of WTVF-TV (@NC5). He starts in his new role next week.
WSPA-TV – Greenville Bureau (Greenville, SC): Former KCWY-TV Anchor Tony Cedrone (@tonycedTV) has been hired @wspa7 as a Reporter in its Greenville Bureau starting next week.
Univision - KMEX-TV 34 (Los Angeles, CA): Anchor Felicidad Aveleyra (@FAveleyra) has moved on from @NU34LA.
Univision - WVEA-TV (Tampa Bay, FL): Carolina Cruz (@CarolinaCruzTV) has joined Univision Tampa (@wveatv) as a Multimedia Journalist.
KZCO-TV (Denver, CO) Brendaliss Gonzalez (@brendalissg) has joined @Azteca_Colorado as a Contributing Reporter.
KTVT-TV (Dallas, TX): KGTV-TV’s Cristin Severance and Dan Haggerty (@HaggertyCBS11) have joined @CBSDFW. Severance (@SeveranceCBS11) will be a Consumer Investigative Reporter while Haggerty joins as a Weekend Morning Co-Anchor.
KIRO-TV (Seattle, WA): Sam Argier (@SamArgierKIRO7) has announced that he is moving on from the CBS affiliate (@KIRO7Seattle) to pursue other opportunities. He has been with the station since 2008.
KUOW-FM (Seattle, WA): After 16 years with the station (@kuow), Program Director Jeff Hansen has announced that he is retiring next February.
WIDU-AM (Fayetteville, NC): Long-time radio personality Jeff Thompson has announced he will retire at the end of the month. He has spent more than five decades in radio. Currently he is @widu1600am.
XHTY-FM (San Diego, CA): Jose "El Gallo" Gadea will be back on the airwaves on the XHTY-TV (@uniradionoticia) morning show.
KACV-FM (Amarillo, TX): Mike Fuller has been named Program Director @kacvfm90.
KSCS-FM (Dallas, TX): Jasmine Sadry (@JasmineSadry) joins “Hawkeye in the Morning” as a Co-Host @963kscs. She was previously a Morning Show Co-Host at KDGE-FM.