PR Newswire's Media Moves: Issue - February 23, 2015
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Travel + Leisure (New York, NY): Thessaly LaForce (@Thessaly) has joined @TravlandLeisure as Senior Editor. Flora Stubbs (@florastubbs) is now Articles Editor. Amy Schellenbaum (@acsbaum) has joined as Digital Editor. And Maura Egan has been named Editor-at-Large at the publication.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Mariel Garza (@marielgarzaBee) is parting ways with the Sacramento Bee to join the Editorial Board of the LA Times (@latimes). Also, look for a new section called "#EmergingUS" this Spring penned by former Washington Post Reporter Jose Antonio Vargas (@joseiswriting) covering race and immigration.
The Huffington Post (Washington, DC): The Hill's Environmental Reporter Laura Barron-Lopez (@lbarronlopez) is joining @huffingtonpost in late March as a Congressional Reporter.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Social Media Editor Sharif Durhams (@sdurhams) takes on the Universal Desk Managing Editor/Digital role @washingtonpost.
Fusion (New York, NY): This network (@ThisIsFusion) has launched its own version of Nightline with "Nightline Fusion." The program will be hosted by Kimberly Brooks (@KimNikiaBrooks) and Gio Benitez (@GioBenitez).
San Antonio Express-News (San Antonio, TX): Jay Nanda, Bruno Garcia, David Holguin, Stan Roberts and Joel Bird from the universal desk have moved on. And Assistant Features Editor Burt Henry and Community Publication Editors Bill Pack & Richard Erikson, have also moved on from the paper (@mySA).
The New York Times (New York, NY): Ethicist Columnist Chuck Klosterman (@CKlosterman) is no longer at the paper.
MedCity News (@MedCityNews): East Coast Innovation Reporter Stephanie Baum (@StephLBaum) has been promoted to Digital Health Editor.
The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN): Publisher George Cogswell (@GeorgeCogswell) has been promoted to Regional Publisher/VP @memphisnews.
Chattanooga Times Free Press (Chattanooga, TN): Veteran Sports Writer Stephen Hargis (@stephenhargis) has been promoted to Sports Editor @timesfreepress. Former Sports Editor Jay Greeson (@jgreesontfp) is now a Columnist covering both news and sports.
Visalia Times-Delta (Visalia, CA): Interim Executive Editor Pete Wevurski is now Executive Editor of the Visalia Times-Delta (@vtdnews) and Californian News Groups.
Sonoma West Publishers (Healdsburg, CA): Former Editor Ray Holley returns as Managing Editor of Sonoma West Publishers, which owns The Healdsburg Tribune, Sonoma West Times & News, The Windsor Times and Cloverdale Reveille.
WLS-TV (Chicago, IL): Reporter Diane Pathieu (@pathieuabc7) has been promoted from part-time to full-time. And Jade Hernandez (@jadeabc7) is also @ABC7Chicago as a part-time Reporter.
WHIO-TV (Dayton, OH): Chief Meteorologist Jamie Simpson (@JSimpsonWHIO) has moved on from the station (@whiotv).
WCPO-TV (Cincinnati, OH): Former WEYI-TV weather forecaster Jason Adams (@JasonWCPO) has joined @WCPO as a Meteorologist.
WXIX-TV (Cincinnati, OH): Debbie Bush has been named the new Vice President and General Manager @FOX19.
WGHP-TV (High Point, NC): Assistant News Director Kevin Daniels (@andkevindaniels) has been promoted to ND at this Tribune station (@myfox8).
WTVF-TV (Nashville, TN): Anchor Jessica Ralston has moved on from this CBS station (@NC5).
KOAA-TV (Colorado Springs, CO): Ira Cronin (@iracronin) is joining the station (@KOAA_5) as Anchor of morning show, News5 Today. He is currently with WCNC-TV in Charlotte, NC.
Cherry Creek Radio (Denver, CO): Current Program Director Bob Guerra has been promoted to Executive VP and Director of Programming.
KSHB-TV (Kansas City, MO): Josh Helmuth (@Jhelmuth) has joined the station (@41ActionNews) as a Reporter. He makes the move from KBAK-TV in Bakersfield, CA.
WWIN-AM (Baltimore, MD): Midday Host Tim Watts has moved on from WWIN-AM (@Magic959Bmore).
WIYY-FM (Baltimore, MD): Rick Strauss has returned as Program Director @98Rock.
WEAT-FM (West Palm Beach, FL): Morning Show Talent Deena Jang has moved on from @Sunny1079fm.
WPOZ-FM (Orlando, FL): Host Shadow Stevens has joined the morning crew at @Z883FM.
WFXT-TV (Boston, MA): Beginning in April, WXYZ-TV Anchor Tom Leyden (@TomLeyden) will join @fox25news as Sports Director.
WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT): Former WTHR-TV News Director Keith Connors (@jkeithconnors) has begun his new duties as the station’s News Director.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, CT): Former KTIV-TV Weekend Anchor/Reporter Kristen Johnston (@KristenNBCCT) joins as a Morning Reporter.
98.5 The Sports Hub – WBZ (Boston, MA): Marc Bertrand (@Marc_Bertrand) joins WBZ's midday show @985TheSportsHub as a Co-host. He will accompany Scott Zolak for the “Zolak and Bertrand Show”.
WCAU-TV (Bala Cynwyd, PA): Drew Smith has joined the Philly TV station (@NBCPhiladelphia) as a Jersey Shore Reporter. Most recently, Smith was a Reporter for WSPA-TV in South Carolina.
KTRE-TV (Lufkin,TX): John-Carlos Estrada (@Mr_JCE) is the Anchor of the first ever Spanish news briefs in East Texas @KTREnews.
Telemundo - KSTS-TV (San Jose, CA): Freelancer Paola Reyes has officially joined the news team as a Reporter @Telemundo48.
Telemundo KXTX-TV (Dallas, TX): Milmar Ramirez (@MilmarWX) is the new Weekend Weather Anchor @Telemundo39.
KTBZ-FM (Houston, TX): Casey Atnip has joined KTBZ-FM (@945thebuzz) as a Producer/Host for The Rod Ryan Show.
KGBT-TV (Harlingen, TX): Zolton Csanya-Salcedo has been named News Director @kgbt.
KDFW-TV (Dallas, TX): KMOV Reporter Diana Zoga (@DIANAZOGA) will be joining @FOX4 as a General Assignment Reporter starting March 16th.