The New York Post (New York, NY) -- Michelle Celarier (email@example.com) has been hired as Senior Business Writer at the Post. She will also continue in her current position as Editor of AR: Absolute Return + Alpha magazine. Celarier has also worked at Investment Dealers' Digest and EUROMONEY. She can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/hedgeygrl
WABC-TV (New York, NY) -- Long-time News Director Ken Plotnik has decided it's time to move on. After being with the ABC Network of stations for a quarter of a century, Plotnik wants to try something different. He started with the Network in 1987 and has worked at various ABC stations in Buffalo, Philadelphia and NYC. He has held titles such as Executive Producer, Managing Editor, Assistant News Director and News Director.
ABC News (New York, NY) -- ABC News has hired two Correspondents: Amy Robach arrives from rival NBC News while John Schriffen joins from CBS affiliate, WCBS-TV. Both can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/arobach and http://www.twitter.com/JohnSchriffen, respectively.
ABC News Radio (New York, NY) -- Technology Producer and Cybershake Show Host Andrea Smith has left ABC. Replacing her is Cristi Landes. Landes (firstname.lastname@example.org) has a Twitter account at http://www.twitter.com/landyabc. Smith, meanwhile, is joining the website Mashable as Lifestyles Editor. Her Twitter is http://www.twitter.com/AndreaSmith
Crain's New York Business (New York, NY) -- Jeremy Smerd (email@example.com) has been promoted from Reporter to Assistant Managing Editor. Lauren Elkies Schram (firstname.lastname@example.org) was hired as an Online News Producer and Andrew Hawkins as Political Reporter. Elkins had been Web Editor at The Real Deal while Hawkins (http://www.twitter.com/andyjayhawk) was Managing Editor at Manhattan Media.
CBS News (New York, NY) -- Science and Environment Reporter M. Sanjayan will now contribute for CBS News. Sanjayan can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/msanjayan and CBS News at http://www.twitter.com/cbsnews
The Today Show - NBC Television Network (New York, NY) -- While staying with the Network, Senior Producer/Booker Marc Victor will no longer work on The Today Show. Booking Producer Matt Zimmerman (email@example.com) will now oversee the entire Booking Department while Senior Producer Debbie Kosofsky (firstname.lastname@example.org) will take on additional responsibilities for the show.
WNBC-TV (New York, NY) -- Kudos to Ozzie Martinez (email@example.com), who has been promoted from Executive Producer to Assistant News Director at this NBC affiliate. Martinez' career includes stops in WFOR-TV in Miami and WSVN-TV in North Bay Village, Fla.
Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY) -- The following are no longer with the paper: Reporter Michael Zeigler; Metro Columnist Mark Hare; History Columnist Bob Marcotte; and Sports Columnist Bob Matthews. Follow the paper on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/DandC
WNYC-AM (New York, NY) -- Stan Alcorn (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Business Reporter at Public Radio's WNYC-AM. He was previously a Researcher/Production Assistant for Marketplace as well as a contributor to the Economy 4.0 blog.
Newsday (Melville, NY) -- Matthew Doig (email@example.com) leaves Sunny Florida to join this Long Island daily as Director of Investigations. Doig's resume includes stints at the Phoenix New Times, The Palm Beach Post and the Prague Post.
Downtown Express (New York, NY) -- Congratulations to Aline Reynolds, who was promoted to Associate Editor from Reporter. She may be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHEC-TV (Rochester, NY) -- One arrival and one departure to report here. Justin Granit is the news Sports Anchor here while Meteorologist Josh Kozlowski is gone. Granit may be contacted at email@example.com
New York Daily News (New York, NY) -- We are sad to report the passing of Features Managing Editor Robert Heisler. Heisler had an impressive resume as he also worked as an Assistant Managing Editor at The Journal News in White Plains, N.Y along with stops at Newsday, the New York Post, the Stamford Advocate, the Philadelphia Daily News and the Providence Journal-Bulletin. He was 60. Meanwhile, Ted Young (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been hired as Web Editor. He was formerly Editor of the Mail Online and Editor of the London Lite and Standard Lite.
Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, NY) -- Reporter Larry Fisher-Hertz has retired from the paper. He covered the police, crime and courts beat. Follow the Journal on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/pokjournal
Silicon Alley Insider - The Business Insider (New York, NY) -- Former TheStreet.com Reporter Seth Fiegerman (email@example.com) has been hired as a Reporter for the Silicon Alley Insider section. Also hired is Kevin Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) as Reporter for the SAI: Tools section.
Press & Sun Bulletin (Binghamton, NY) -- Business Editor My-Ly Nguyen has left the paper. She started with the Bulletin in 1998 as a Reporter covering business, labor and workplace issues. She was promoted to Business Editor in 2007. The Press & Sun Bulletin can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/pressconnects
The New York Times (New York, NY) -- Reporter Christine Haughney (email@example.com) now covers the media, specifically newspapers and magazines. Taking over her previous beat is Metro Reporter Matt Flegenheimer (http://www.twitter.com/mattfleg), who will cover transportation. Former Philadelphia Daily News City Reporter Wendy Ruderman will handle the New York Police Department. Ruderman can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/wendyruderman
New York Magazine (New York, NY) -- NY Magazine has hired two Bloggers. Kevin Roose (http://www.twitter.com/kevinroose) will be the Chief Business Writer for the "Daily Intel" blog while Christina Han will blog for "The Cut". Her official title is Beauty Editor. Roose arrives from The New York Times and Han was with W magazine.
The Daily Meal (New York, NY) -- A number of changes to announce here. Senior Editor Arthur Bovino (firstname.lastname@example.org) received a big promotion to Executive Editor. Also promoted was Francesca Borgognone (email@example.com), who goes from Reporter to Entertainment Editor. Welcome new hire Lauren Mack (firstname.lastname@example.org), who is the new Travel Editor. She arrives from About.com
WIVB-TV (Buffalo, NY) -- Former WETM-TV Sports Director Steve Vesey has moved to Buffalo and WIVB-TV to be a Sports Reporter. Vesey may be reached at email@example.com
WETM-TV (Elmira, NY) -- Reporter Brittni Smallwood has left this NBC affiliate.
NY1 News (New York, NY) -- Reporter Rebecca Spitz has left the station.
News 12 Long Island (Woodbury, NY) -- Freelancer Ty Chandler moves from the City of Brotherly Love and WTXF-TV in Philly to Long Island in NY. He remains a Freelancer. Leaving the station is Sports Anchor Jason Kurtz.
Spike TV (New York, NY) -- Scott Fishman has been promoted to Senior Vice President/Executive Producer at this men's cable station. He has been with the station since its launch in 2003. Before that he was a VP/GM at Nickelodeon Studios in Florida. Spike TV can be found on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SpikeTV
WPIX-TV (New York, NY) -- Reporter Erica Pitzi is no longer with PIX.
WBNG-TV (Johnson City, NY) -- This CBS affiliates loses Reporter Matt Markham and Reporter/Anchor Jenna Hanchard who are both gone.
O, The Oprah Magazine (New York, NY) -- Amy Grippo (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been hired as Deputy Managing Editor. She was previously Managing Editor at Town & Country and Town & Country Weddings.
Departures (New York, NY) -- Former Spin Editor-in-Chief Doug Brod is now the News Director at this travel magazine. Brod's email is email@example.com. Follow Departures magazine on Twitter at @DeparturesMag
Network Computing (Manhasset, NY) -- Jacqueline Biscobing remains a Managing Editor but goes from TechTarget's CIO Decisions Media Group to Network Computing. Her new email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyday Health (New York, NY) -- Former ABC News Now Anchor Stephanie Sy (email@example.com) has crossed over to the print media. She is now a Senior Editor/Correspondent for this health magazine.
SHEfinds (New York, NY) -- Irina Grechko is the new Editorial Assistant here. She formerly served as Reporter at Style Watch - People Magazine. Find Grechko on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/shefindsirina
Shape Magazine (New York, NY) -- Senior Web Editor Abby Lerner (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to Executive Web Editor. Abigail Libers (email@example.com) has been hired as a Staff Writer. Lerner was previously with Health Guru Media while Libers was with Martha Stewart Living.
US Weekly (New York, NY) -- Staff Writer Ericka Souter has left this entertainment magazine.
Popular Science (New York, NY) -- Jacob Ward (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now Editor-in-Chief here. He rises from Deputy Editor/West Coast Bureau Chief.
Fortune (New York, NY) -- Matt Vella (email@example.com) has been promoted to Deputy Technology Editor from Senior Editor. He has also worked at AOL.com and The Huffington Post. CNN Anchor/Reporter Erin Burnett (Erin.Burnett@turner.com) will now be writing a column for the magazine. She remains with CNN.
Brides (New York, NY) -- More changes to report here. Jennifer Dixon (firstname.lastname@example.org) replaces Jackie Lebowitz as Associate Managing Editor. Jazmin Alvarez (email@example.com) replaces Bookings Director Elizabeth Rundlett. Former Teen Vogue Research Editor Diana Estigarribia (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now the same for Brides. Lebowitz, meanwhile, is now with Women's Health and Men's Health magazines. Her new email is email@example.com.
Jalopnik (New Rochelle, NY) -- Matt Hardigree (firstname.lastname@example.org) replaces Ray Wert as Editor-in-Chief of this automotive publication. Wert has gone on to Gawker Media.
Lucky (New York, NY) -- Dabee Kay (email@example.com) was named Executive Beauty Director here.
Manhattan (New York, NY) -- James Heidenry is no longer Editor-in-Chief of the magazine.
Star Magazine (New York, NY) -- The magazine names James Heidenry (firstname.lastname@example.org) as the new Editor-in-Chief. Tim Plant (email@example.com) is the new Executive Editor.
OK! Weekly Magazine (New York, NY) -- Editor-in-Chief Richard Spencer (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now the Group Editorial Director. Ryan Pieciak (email@example.com) was named the new Editor-in-Chief and Leah Ginsberg (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Executive Editor.
Country Living (New York, NY) -- Nanette Maxim (email@example.com) joins as Features Editor. Maxim was previously Senior Features Editor at Gourmet Magazine.
Elle (New York, NY) -- Style News Editor Britt Aboutaleb is no longer with the magazine. Keith Pollock (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins as Co-Editor-in-Chief. You can follow Pollock on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/mrpollock
Teen Vogue (New York, NY) -- Eden Univer (email@example.com) is the new Online Beauty Features Writer. You can follow Univer on Twitter at http://twitter.com/edenuniver
People (New York, NY) -- Andrea Lavinthal (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins as Style Director. You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/andilavs
InStyle (New York, NY) -- Cynthia Boniello (email@example.com) was named New Beauty Director.
Cosmopolitan (New York, NY) -- Michelle Lee Ribeiro (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the New Deputy Editor at this women's magazine.
The Daily (New York, NY) -- Melissa Cronin (email@example.com) is the new Senior Gossip Editor.
amNewYork (New York, NY) -- Ivan Pereira (I.Pereira.firstname.lastname@example.org) joins as Reporter. You can follow Pereira on Twitter at http://twitter.com/IvanPer4
Financial Times - New York Bureau (New York, NY) -- Emily Steel (email@example.com) was named U.S. Media and Marketing Correspondent.
Glamour Magazine (New York, NY) -- Laurel Pantin (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Assistant Shopping & Market Editor. You can follow Pantin on Twitter at http://twitter.com/LaPantin. Danica Lo is no longer Senior Fashion and Beauty Online Editor.
Seventeen (New York, NY) -- Kimberly Tranell (email@example.com) transitioned from Health Editor to Senior Editor. Caitlin Moscatello joins the magazine (firstname.lastname@example.org) as Deputy Editor. She was Senior Editor at Redbook.
GQ (New York, NY) -- Garrett Munce (email@example.com) is the new Fashion Editor. You can follow Munce on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/mrgarrettmunce.
Ladies' Home Journal (New York, NY) -- Beth Roehrig has left the publication. She was Home Editor.
In Touch Weekly and Life & Style Magazine (Englewood Cliffs, NJ) -- Jared Shapiro (firstname.lastname@example.org) as Editorial Director at Bauer Publishing. Shapiro previously held the position as Executive Director of the magazine.
Life & Style Magazine Weekly (Englewood Cliffs, NJ) -- Terri White (email@example.com) is now the Executive Editor for the magazine. White previous position was Editor-in-Chief of Buzz magazine.
Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, NJ) -- David Willis is the new Consumer Advocate Reporter. Willis (firstname.lastname@example.org) will continue to resume his responsibiity as Business Reporter.
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USA Today (McLean, VA) -- Former MarketWatch founder Larry Kramer is the new Publisher.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC) -- James Bennet was promoted from Editor to Editor-in-Chief. He is the first ever EIC at The Atlantic. Deputy Editor Scott Stossel is now the magazine's Editor. And Web Editor Bob Cohn is now the Digital Editor. Kimberly Lau (email@example.com) is the new General Manager of the online version. Brian Fung joins the team as an Associate Editor. Brian tweets here: https://twitter.com/b_fung. Hayley Romer (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Associate Publisher.
U.S. News & World Report (Washington, DC) -- Former Washington Post Reporter Elizabeth Flock (email@example.com) takes over the political blog "Washington Whispers".
National Journal (Washington, DC) -- The new Tech Reporter at NJ is Adam Mazmanian (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA) -- Managing Editor McGregor McCance has left to become a Public Affairs Vice President at the University of Virginia.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA) -- J. Brady McCullough (email@example.com) joins the sports team as the Sports Enterprise/Features Reporter. He is replacing Columnist Dejan Kovacevic (firstname.lastname@example.org) who moved to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Governing (Washington, DC) -- Associate Publisher Erin Walters has been promoted to Publisher.
The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA) -- Cate Barron (email@example.com) has been promoted from Executive Editor to Editor replacing David Newhouse who has promoted to the digital side of The Patriot-News' parent Advance Publications. Assistant Managing Editor Mike Feeley will now be the Managing Editor. Cate tweets here: https://twitter.com/catebarron
WVSP-FM (Virginia Beach, VA) -- Long-time Sports talker Tony Mercurio is leaving the microphone.
Roll Call (Washington, DC) -- Keith White, formerly with The Hill, joins RC as Managing Editor.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC) -- Doug Frantz (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new National Security Editor. National News Editor Claudia Townsend has left the Post after 30 years of service. And Weekend Editor Robert Pierre recently accepted a buyout offer from the Post. Reporter Chris Jenkins (email@example.com) is replacing Pierre. Development/Transportation Editor Michael Bolden also took a buyout and left the Post.
WPVI-TV (Philadelphia, PA) -- Reporter Jennifer Joyce arrives after a stint at WHP-TV in Harrisburg.
WRC-TV (Washington, DC) -- News Reporter Jane Watrel has left this NBC affiliate.
PBS Newshour (Washington,DC) -- Foreign Affairs Producer Michael Mosettig has left the program.
WTTG-TV (Washington, DC) -- Dave Feldman, the Sports Director, has resigned and left the station.
The Morning Call (Allentown, PA) -- Sports Editor William Kline has been laid off. His position will be split by Sports Assignment/Content Editor Ernie Long (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mike Miorelli Metro/Sports News Editor (email@example.com).
The Charleston Daily Mail (Charleston, WV) -- Chuck McGill (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Sports Editor.
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WODS-FM (Boston, MA) -- John Laurent (email@example.com) is now a Co-Host of "The New Breakfast Club" with Co-Host Karen Blake.
DigBoston (Boston MA) -- David Day has stepped down from his position as Editor after being with magazine for five years.
WHDH-TV (Boston, MA) -- Nancy Chen (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the team as a Reporter. Chen held a position as a Multimedia Journalist for KSBY-TV in San Luis Obispo, California.
New England Cable News (Newton, MA) -- John Daly has stepped down from his position as Anchor. Daily previously held a position as Host of the HGTV show "House Detective".
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The Tallahassee Democrat (Tallahassee, FL) -- Jim Henry (email@example.com) is the new Assistant Sports Editor here.
The Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, TN) -- Sports Reporter Austin Ward has left to become the Ohio State beat writer for ESPN.com. Ward tweets Buckeye news here: https://twitter.com/BuckeyesBeat
The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, FL) -- Managing Editor Richard Maas (firstname.lastname@example.org) was promoted to Executive Editor. Maas tweets at https://twitter.com/TampaTribEditor
The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) -- Carmen Cusido (email@example.com) is the new Immigration/County News Reporter: She is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/carmencusido
The Tampa Bay Times (Saint Petersburg, FL) -- Real Estate Reporter Mark Puente (firstname.lastname@example.org is moving to the City Hall beat. And News Reporter Drew Harwell (email@example.com) is taking over the real estate beat.
The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL) -- Khristopher Brooks (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Education Reporter. He is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/AmericanGlow
The State (Columbia, SC) -- Patrick Obley (email@example.com) has returned to be a Sports Reporter after a stint at The Charlotte Sun.
WTVJ-TV (Miami, FL) -- Chad Matthews (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Assistant News Director here.
WRLT-FM (Nashville, TN) -- Dave Rossi (email@example.com) takes over programming duties as the new Program Director.
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The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, OH) -- Editorial Page Editor Ray Cooklis has retired. Cooklis is succeeded by Business Columnist David Holthaus (https://twitter.com/dgholthaus) (firstname.lastname@example.org). Real Estate and Urban Development Reporter Lisa Bernard-Kuhn ( https://twitter.com/bernardkuhn) (email@example.com) will cover business. You may follow The Cincinnati Enquirer on Twitter at https://twitter.com/enquirer
WMAQ-TV (Chicago, IL) -- Reporter Anthony Ponce (firstname.lastname@example.org) (https://twitter.com/anthonyponcetv) has been named Weekend Morning Anchor for the NBC station. Ponce will continue to serve as Reporter and Host the "Dan and Anthony Ponce" show on WLS-AM (https://twitter.com/wlsam890). Saturday Evening Anchor Lisa Parker (email@example.com) (https://twitter.com/LisaParkerNBC) will assume the full-time position of Consumer Reporter. You may follow WMAQ-TV on Twitter at https://twitter.com/nbcchicago
Internet Retailer (Chicago, IL) -- Amy Dusto (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the publication as an Associate Editor. Dusto will cover e-commerce and technology vendors for the magazine. You may follow Dusto on Twitter at https://twitter.com/AmyDusto and Internet Retailer at https://twitter.com/IR_Magazine
West Michigan Preps (Grand Rapids, MI) -- The newly launched magazine covers regional high school sports, including but not limited to hockey, basketball, baseball and softball. The publication is intended for parents and students in the western Michigan cities of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Saugatuck, Holland, Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Muskegon. Brian Edwards (email@example.com) is the Publisher and Editor of the monthly. For additional information, visit http://www.westmichiganpreps.com
WXIX-TV (Cincinnati, OH) -- Gordan Graham (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the Fox station as a Reporter.
WEWS-TV (Cleveland, OH) -- Shay Harris (harrisS@newsnet5.com) (http://twitter.com/shayharristv) has joined the ABC affiliate in Cleveland as Reporter and Saturday Morning Anchor.
WJW-TV (Cleveland, OH) -- Jennifer Jordan (https://twitter.com/jenniferjfox8) has been named Noon Anchor and Reporter for the evening newscasts for the Fox affiliate.
WSYX-TV (Columbus, OH) -- Investigative Reporter Stephen Dean (https://twitter.com/Dean6WSYX) has joined the ABC station. Dean comes from KPRC-TV in Houston. Jennifer French joins as Multi-media Reporter. French comes from KTEN-TV in Denison, Texas where she served as Weekend Anchor/Multi-media Journalist. Shawn Kline (https://twitter.com/shawnkline) joins as Reporter/Multi-media Journalist. Kline comes from KATC-TV in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he served as a Reporter. Tara Morgan is set to join as a General Assignment Reporter. Morgan is coming from WWBT-TV in Richmond, Virginia.
Michigan Avenue (Chicago, IL) -- Susanna Negovan, the Editor who launched the lifestyle publication, rejoins the Chicago Sun-Times. You may follow Michigan Avenue on Twitter at http://twitter.com/michiganavemag, Negovan at http://twitter.com/SusannaNegovan, and the Sun-Times at http://twitter.com/Suntimes.
WKYC-TV (Cleveland, OH) -- Daily talk show host Andrea Vecchio is leaving the NBC-affiliate. Vecchio served as Co-Host for the station’s “Good Company.” Dan Haggerty (https://twitter.com/DHaggertyTVNews) has joined the station as a Multimedia Journalist. Haggerty most recently served as a Reporter and Fill-in Anchor at WEWS-TV, the ABC-affiliate in Cleveland. Lynna Lai joins as a Weekend Anchor/Reporter. Lai comes from WOIO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Cleveland.
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL) -- Julia Keller, the daily’s Cultural Critic who won the newspaper’s only Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, calls it quits to pursue a position in the academic world and a new career as a Novelist.
WNWO-TV (Toledo, OH) -- Will Kunkel (https://twitter.com/KunkelW) is set to join the NBC affiliate as Sports Director. Kunkel replaces Eric Haubert, who recently left the station. Previously, Kunkel served as a Sports Anchor at KVRR-TV, the FOX station in Fargo, North Dakota, and ESPN. Abby Powell is scheduled to join as a Morning Anchor. She comes from KXII-TV in Denison, TX, where she anchored the station’s morning newscast.
Chicago Sun-Times (Chicago, IL) -- Features Editor Amanda Barrett has left the daily (http://twitter.com/suntimes). The position is expected to be redefined extensively, with responsibilities for features at all publications owned by Sun-Times Media. John Barron is stepping down as Executive Editor of the daily, effective immediately. Editor-in-Chief Jim Kirk (email@example.com) will assume Barron’s duties.
Pioneer Press Newspapers (Chicago, IL) -- Editor-in-Chief Jeff Wisser has been relieved of his duties at the suburban weekly. Publisher Chris Krug (firstname.lastname@example.org) will assume the duties of Editor in the interim.
Time Out Chicago (Chicago, IL) -- Tim McCormick (email@example.com) has rejoined as Managing Editor. McCormick most recently served as Editorial Manager at Playboy. You may follow Time Out Chicago on Twitter at http://twitter.com/timeoutchicago.
WISN-TV (Milwaukee, WI) -- Craig McKee (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the ABC station as a Weekday News Anchor. He recently served as Weekend Anchor at KFMB-TV in San Diego. You may follow WISN on Twitter at https://twitter.com/WISN12News
WTOL-TV (Toledo, OH) -- Emilie Voss is set to join the station as a Weeknight Anchor. Voss most recently served as the Weekday Morning Anchor at KESQ-TV in Palm Springs. To get the latest news, sports, and weather information from northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, follow https://twitter.com/ToledoNewsNow on Twitter
The Repository (Canton, OH) -- Managing Editor Don Detore (email@example.com) has been promoted to Executive Editor. You may follow The Repository on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cantonrepdotcom
Chicago Nightlife Guide (Chicago, IL) -- The weekly infotainment magazine has re-launched. The magazine will provide the latest news on all the events going on in the city. The guide will feature a social media friendly platform for visitors to review and share venues and events, a new self-serve platform to announce events for venue owners and larger venue directory. You may follow Chicago Nightlife Guide on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cnlg. For additional information, visit http://www.chicagonightlifeguide.net.
The Detroit News (Detroit, MI) -- Karl Henkel (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the daily as a Business Reporter covering casinos, retail and non-auto related big business in Michigan. Henkel previously served as a Business Reporter for The Vindicator in Youngstown, Ohio. You may follow The Detroit News on Twitter at http://twitter.com/detnews and Henkel at http://twitter.com/karlhenk.
WBND-TV (South Bend, IN) -- Brian Dorman (email@example.com) (http://twitter.com/BDormanABC57) is set to join Keitha Nelson (firstname.lastname@example.org) as Co-Anchor for the station’s weekday evening newscasts. Dorman replaces Krista Fogelsong who recently left the station. Dorman previously served as the Weekend Anchor for the ABC affiliate and will be replaced by Emily Pritchard (email@example.com) (http://twitter.com/EmilyABC57).
WTHR-TV (Indianapolis, IN) -- Nicole Pence is scheduled to join the NBC affiliate as the Weekend Anchor for the morning newscast and will serve as a Reporter three days a week. Pence comes from WLEX-TV, the NBC station in Lexington, Kentucky, where she served as a Reporter and Anchor.
Platteville Journal (Madison, WI) -- Steve Prestegard (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Editor of the newspaper. Prestegard succeeds Dan Wackershauser who left the paper to pursue a communications position at the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. He most recently served as Editor and Publisher of the Marketplace Magazine.
WFLD-TV (Chicago, IL) -- Lisa Chavarria (https://twitter.com/LisaChavarria) returns to Chicago as a Reporter for the Fox station. Most recently, Chavarria was a Reporter for KHOU-TV in Houston. You may follow WFLD on Twitter at https://twitter.com/foxchicago.
WISH-TV (Indianapolis, IN) -- Walter Allen (email@example.com) has been named Weekend Morning Anchor and Reporter for the station. Allen comes from WSYX-TV in Columbus where he served as the Weekend Anchor and Reporter. You may follow WISH on Twitter at https://twitter.com/WISH_TV.
WYIN-TV (Merrillville, IN) -- Veteran Broadcaster Jerry Howard joins as News Director for this PBS station. Howard replaces Ryan Priest who left the station last year.
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Velonews (Boulder, CO) -- Managing Editor Chris Case comes aboard. He takes the reins from Brian Holcombe (firstname.lastname@example.org), who was promoted to Editor. Staff Reporter Matt Beaudin joins, arriving from the Telluride Daily Planet.
The Denver Post (Denver, CO) -- Three of the latest employees to accept buyouts include Ann Schrader, Margaret Jackson and Felisa Cardona.
KCNC-TV (Denver, CO) -- Reporter Ty Brennan (http://twitter.com/TyCBS4) has been hired. He recently served at KTVB-TV in Boise, ID.
The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, IA) -- The following staff have accepted buyouts: Senior Food Reporter Tom Perry; Investigative Reporter Tom Wito; Columnist Marc Hansen; Senior Metro Reporter Tom Alex; and Editorial Assistant Sandy Walter. Christopher Doering joins as an Agriculture Correspondent.
Better Homes and Gardens (Des Moines, IA) -- West Coast Editor Paige Porter Fischer and Editorial Director for Holidays and Entertaining Bridget Sandquist have exited. In addition, Senior Editor for Food and Entertaining Richard Swearinger and Executive Editor for Garden and Outdoor Living Doug Jimerson both left the magazine.
KSTP-TV (Minneapolis, MN) -- Weekday Anchor/Reporter Ellen McNamara (http://twitter.com/emac5) joins; arriving from WFTS-TV in Tampa.
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) -- Business Columnist Lee A. Schafer was hired and is replacing Eric Wieffering, who now serves as Assistant Managing Editor of News.
KCTV-TV (Kansas City, MO) -- Elizabeth Matthews joins as Multi-media Journalist. She arrives from KTUL-TV in Portland. Morning Anchor Alexis Del Cid is hired, coming from KOIN-TV in Portland.
WDAF-TV (Kansas City, MO) -- Weekend Anchor Rob Collins joins; arriving from WCIA-TV in Champaign, IL.
KSPR-TV (Springfield, MO) -- Lauren Matter is promoted to Morning Anchor from Weekend Anchor.
Better Kansas City - KCTV-TV (Kansas City, MO) -- This new lifestyle and entertainment show is set to start in the Fall with Kelly Jones (http://www.twitter.com/kellykctv5) as Host.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO) -- President and General Manager Allan Cohen retires following 32 years with station. Reporter Andre Hepkins (email@example.com) was promoted to Weekend Morning Anchor.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, MO) -- Editor-in-Chief Arnie Robbins leaves the daily and Gilbert Bailon will now take over the EIC role.
KMTV-TV (Omaha, NE) -- News Director Joe Spadea (https://twitter.com/JoeSpadea) has been hired. He comes from KOKH-TV in Oklahoma City. He replaces Al Carl.
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Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, TX) -- Doug Williamson (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Editor. He is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/doug_williamson
Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX) -- Sports Editor Brad Lehman has left the paper for a position with USAA Magazine. Nick Mathews, who previously was the Online Sports Editor for the Chronicle, will take Lehman's place. Mathews is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Nick_Mathews
The Times (Shreveport, LA) -- Editorial Page Editor Craig Durrett and Features Editor Kathie Rowell have retired.
Health (Birmingham, AL) -- Beauty & Fashion Director Colleen Sullivan is no longer with the magazine.
Tuscaloosa News (Tuscaloosa, AL) -- Michael James (email@example.com) has been promoted to Executive Editor. He had been the Business Editor there.
Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS) -- Rick Cleveland, Jim Ewing, David Hampton and Earnest Hart are no longer with the paper.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock, AR) -- Executive Editor Griffin Smith has left the newspaper.
KDFW-TV (Dallas, TX) -- General Assignment Reporter Calvert Collins (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the station from KLAS-TV in Las Vegas. Collins is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/calvertcollins.
KHBS/KHOG-TV (Fort Smith, AR) -- News Director Dawn Dugle has parted ways with the stations.
KVUE-TV (Austin, TX) -- Melissa Gale resigned from her Morning Anchor position after 14 years with the station.
WWL-TV (New Orleans, LA) -- Doug Mouton is the new Sports Director. Mouton is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/dmoutonwwl
KTVT-TV (Fort Worth, TX) -- The DFW CBS affiliate welcomes Adrienne Bankert as the new early morning Co-Anchor. Her first day will be June 25. Bankert is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/adriennebankert
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA) -- Reporter Rosa Flores (email@example.com) joins the station from WDSU-TV in New Orleans. Flores is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/rosaflores
CBS News - Dallas Bureau (Dallas, TX) -- Manuel Bojorquez is set to join CBS News team based in Dallas. He comes from WSB-TV in Atlanta.
KXAN-TV (Austin, TX) -- Brent Carney (Brent.Carney@kxan.com) joins the station as a Weekend Sports Anchor and Reporter. Carney is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/BrentCarney. Also, News Director Michael Fabac has parted ways with KXAN. He joined the station in 2007.
KRLD-AM (Dallas, TX) -- On-air personalities Jane Slater and Chris Arnold have joined THE FAN radio team. Slater will co-host "Elf and Slater" with radio veteran Mark Elfenbein. Arnold will co-host "The G-Bag Nation" show with Gavin Dawson.
KTBC-TV (Austin, TX) -- Morning Anchor Joe Bickett is leaving the station after 18 years of service. He's returning to his hometown of Reno, NV with his wife to take a month off and decide his next career move. Also, Alex Villarreal (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the news team as a General Assignment Reporter.
KHOU-TV (Houston, TX) -- Reporter Drew Karedes (email@example.com) has joined the news team. Previously he worked for KTNV-TV in Las Vegas. Karedes is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/DrewKaredesKHOU
KEYE-TV (Austin, TX) -- General Assignment Reporter Karen Kiley (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the station.
KJRH-TV (Tulsa, OK) -- News Director Steve Weinstein has been promoted to General Manager of KERO-TV in Bakersfield, CA. Both stations are owned by Scripps. Also, Reporter Patricia Santos has been hired. She comes from WTXL-TV in Tallahassee, FL.
KOKH-TV (Oklahoma City, OK) -- Adam Pursch has been named News Director at this FOX affiliate. Previously he was Assistant News Director at KSTU-TV in Salt Lake City, UT.
KTRK-TV (Houston, TX) -- General Assignment Reporter Andy Cerota left the station after nine years of service.
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Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA) -- Books Editor Jon Thruber has announced plans to retire after more than four decades with the paper. The LA Times is currently seeking a replacement for Thruber. The paper is also shuttering the LA Times Sunday Magazine after four years. The magazine will publish its last issue in June.
The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles, CA) -- THR.com Online Editor Joseph Kapsch moved over to Celebuzz as an Executive Editor. Follow Kapsch on Twitter at http://twitter.com/josephkapsch
The Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ) -- The AZ Republic welcomes Michael Squires as Chief Content Editor. Squires was previously with the Las Vegas Sun and is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/mgsquires. K-12 Education Reporter Patricia Kossan has retired from the paper. Kossan had been with the paper since 1985.
The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT) -- The Tribune has announced the following staff changes: Rosemary Winters is no longer with the paper. Sheila McCann will now cover LGBT news. Follow McCann on Twitter at http://twitter.com/SheilaRMcCann. Also departing are Arts Reporter Glen Warchol; Reporter Patty Henetz; and Calendar Editor Alicia Greenleigh. Melinda Rogers has changed beats from crime to education. Follow Rogers on Twitter at http://twitter.com/mrogers_trib
Los Angeles Daily Journal (Los Angeles, CA) -- Jean Yung (Jean_Yung@dailyjournal.com) joins the LA Daily Journal as a Reporter covering the entertainment industry. Yung was previously with Dow Jones Newswires.
Las Vegas Sun (Las Vegas, NV) -- Executive Editor Rob Curley has parted ways with the paper. Tom Gorman has taken over as the new Executive Editor. Follow Gorman on Twitter at http://twitter.com/LVSunTomGorman
KBRT-AM (Costa Mesa, CA) -- KBRT mourn the lose of host and Christian talk radio pioneer Rich Buhler. Buhler was 65.
KTVK-TV (Phoenix, AZ) -- Stella Inger moves from one desert to another. Inger joins this Arizona station from KPSP-TV in Palm Springs, CA. Follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/stellainger. Dennis Welch also joins as Political Editor and Host of "Politics Unplugged".
KFMB-TV (San Diego, CA) -- This CBS affiliate promotes Phil Blauer to Weekend Evening Anchor. Follow Blauer on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PhilCBS8.
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KOMO-TV (Seattle,WA) --Reporter and Anchor Michelle Esteban has been promoted to Weekend Anchor at this Seattle ABC-affiliate. Previously a part of KOMO’s investigative team, Esteban has been anchoring the station’s weekend morning and evening newscasts since the start of the year.
The Santa Fe New Mexican (Santa Fe, NM) -- The paper has named Ginny Sohn as Publisher and has promoted Rob Dean to the position of Editor. Most recently Sohn was Associate Publisher and Dean was Managing Editor.
Bay Area News Group (San Francisco, CA) -- Steve Paterson has been named Publisher of the Community Newspaper Division of the Bay Area News Group, which includes Silicon Valley Community Newspapers .
WIRED Magazine (San Francisco, CA) -- Ryan Tate has been named Senior Writer and Jason Fagone has been named Contributing Editor for the Bay area tech publication. Tate was formerly with Gawker, where he was Managing Editor. Fagone is a former Freelance Writer.
KSTW-TV (Seattle, WA) -- The CW-affiliated station has named Mark Boe as Vice President, Station Manager and Director of Sales. Boe was previously with Tribune Broadcasting as Director of Sales for the Pacific Northwest region.
KOVR-TV (Sacramento, CA) -- Kris Pickel is leaving to join WKYC-TV in Cleveland as an Evening Anchor.
KOIN-TV (Portland, OR) -- Araksya Karapetyan joins KTTV-TV in Los Angeles as a Reporter. She previously worked at KOIN in Portland.
KTVU-TV (Oakland, CA) -- Cara Liu is joining from KPHO in Phoenix as a Freelance Reporter.
KIRO-TV (Seattle, WA) -- Alexandra Limon, formerly a Reporter at KGPE-TV in Fresno, is joining the station in the same role.
KGO-TV (San Francisco, CA) -- Teresa Garcia has been hired by CBS Newspath as a Correspondent based in Los Angeles. She has previously been a Reporter and Anchor at KGO-TV in San Francisco.
KOVR-TV/KMAX-TV (Sacramento, CA) -- Anjali Hemphill is joining KOVR/KMAX as a Reporter. Hemphill was previously a Reporter with WTKR-TV in Norfolk, VA.
KTXL-TV (Sacramento, CA) -- Tia Ewing has been brought on a as a General Assignment Reporter. Ewing was previously with WNEM-TV in Saginaw, Mich. as a Weekend Morning Anchor and Reporter.
KOB-TV (Albuquerque, NM) -- Maria Guerrero has been hired as the new Weekend Morning Anchor and Reporter. She was previously with WISC-TV in Madison, WI.
Latin America Region
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The DJ Laz Morning Show (Los Angeles, CA) -- Lazaro Mendez has moved his morning show to the LA airwaves under the SBS umbrella
Noticiero Telemundo 52 - KVEA-TV (Burbank, CA) -- Celia Chávez has replaced Jose Cancela as General Manager.
WKAQ-TV (San Juan, Puerto Rico) -- Jose Cancela has been named General Manager.
Telemundo - WSCV-TV (Miramar, FL) -- Jorge Carballo has been named General Manager.
Baseball Tonight - ESPN (Bristol, CT ) -- Jose Cruz Jr. has been named Major League Baseball Analyst for "Beisbol Esta Noche"
Telemundo Network (Hialeah, FL) -- Adamari Lopez has been named Co-Host of Telemundo's morning show "Levantate".
CNN en Espanol (Atlanta, GA) -- Marcela Salazar has been hired as the new Senior Producer.
Cosmopolitan for Latinas (New York, NY) -- Cosmopolitan has launched its Spanish version of Cosmopolitan. Michelle Herrera Mulligan has been named Editor and can be reached at email@example.com
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The Canadian Press (Toronto, ON) -– Business Editor Andrew Flynn leaves; Greg Bonnell steps into the position. Business Health & Lifestyle Editor Anne-Marie Tobin left. Entertainment Reporter Andrea Baillie is now covering lifestyle and health.
Rogers Media (Toronto, ON) -- Branchez-Vous!; Canadian Parents Online, Sweetspot.ca; and SweetspotQC.ca online properties will close.
Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON) – Jacqueline Nelson is Business Editor.
National Post (Toronto, ON) – Business Reporter Christine Dobby switches to covering the technology beat. Jameson Berkow is now covering alternative energy and the Internet.