The New York Times (New York, NY) -- Some NYT Reporters have been shuffled around. Former Transportation Reporter Michael Grynbaum is now at City Hall. Courthouse Reporter John Eligon (email@example.com) has moved upstate to Albany, where he will be part of the Statehouse team. Russ Buettner (Buettner@nytimes.com) will succeed him on the crime beat. Cara Buckley will now cover the city’s community boards. Former Real Estate Columnist Diane Cardwell (firstname.lastname@example.org) has moved to Business Day. Elizabeth Harris (email@example.com) has replaced her as Real Estate Columnist.
The New York Observer (New York, NY) -- Rozalia Jovanovic (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been hired by the Observer to cover the arts. She also contributes to the paper's blog. She arrives from Flavorpill, where she was an Editor.
The Rachel Maddow Show - MSNBC Network (New York, NY) -- Steve Benen (http://www.twitter.com/stevebenen) has joined the show as Producer. Prior to joining the network, he was a Contributing Editor for The Washington Monthly.
NOW with Alex Wagner - MSNBC Network (New York, NY) -- Former "Morning Joe" Senior Producer Robert Gifford now holds the same position for this new program. Gifford has also worked for Fox and NBC. Follow Gifford at http://www.twitter.com/giff18
Bloomberg Television (New York, NY) -- Dan Arnall (email@example.com) has joined Bloomberg as an Executive Producer of television news. He has also been a Producer with ABC. Also joining is former TheStreet.com TV Correspondent Ms. Alix Steel. You can follow the station on Twitter at http://www.Twitter.com/BloombergTV
CBS Television Network (New York, NY) -- Correspondent Debbye Turner Bell has left the Network. Turner Bell, a licensed veterinarian, can still be seen on Animal Planet.
Anderson (New York, NY) -- Co-Executive Producer Jim Murphy has exited the daytime talk show. He also served as Producer for "Good Morning America," "CBS This Morning," "48 Hours" and "CBS Evening News."
WCBS-TV (New York, NY) -- Three changes to announce here. Former "Anderson" Producer Diana Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now News Executive Producer. Derricke Dennis has gone from Freelancer to Evening Reporter. Finally, Lisa Kerney was hired as Morning Sports Anchor. She previously worked at MLB Network as a Reporter.
Guardian America - New York Bureau (New York, NY) -- Formerly Editorial Director at Adweek/Mediaweek/Brandweek Michael Wolff is now at the American edition of The (UK) Guardian. His beat includes media, publishing, technology and politics.
MLB Network (Secaucus, NJ) -- The network has added three new additions to its on-air talent line up. Former Anchor and Reporter of CBS Sports Network, Lauren Steady, (email@example.com) has been added as Host. Former Sports Reporter from “The Root” , Alanna Rizzo, (firstname.lastname@example.org) will also be serving as Host along with Scott Braun, (email@example.com) who was formally an ESPN play-by-play Sport Announcer for college basketball.
News 12 New Jersey (Edison, NJ) -- Michael Weisman has stepped down from his position as Producer for “The Pet Stop, 12 To Your Health” and “It’s your Money”. The replacement for “The Pet Stop, 12 To Your Health” will be Karin Attonito . “It’s your Money” is set to be on hiatus. However, the network will continue to broadcast daily finance segments in place of that show.
WWOR-TV (Secaucus, NJ) -- Matt Alvarez (firstname.lastname@example.org) has announced he will now serve as the General Assignment Reporter for the 10:00 p.m. newscast. Alvarez previously served as a freelance reporter for My Network TV 9 and WNYW-TV.
Departures (New York, NY) -- Senior Travel Editor Joshua David Stein has left the magazine.
News 12 Long Island (Woodbury, NY) -- Former Cleveland (WJW-TV) Anchor Stacey Bell has been hired here as an Evening Anchor. She moves to the Big Apple because her husband, Anthony Lynn, has been hired as the Running Back Coach for the New York Jets.
Sports Illustrated (New York, NY) -- Columnist Selena Roberts has left the publication. She was previously with The New York Times.
Gotham Magazine (New York, NY) -- Erik Netcher (email@example.com) has replaced Executive Editor Ingrid Skjong, who has left Niche Media. She had been in charge of Gotham Magazine and ASPEN PEAK.
BlackBook Magazine (New York, NY) -- Joshua David Stein has been hired as Editor-in-Chief here. His resume includes stops at: Departures Magazine, Eater National and Gawker. Follow Stein on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/fakejoshstein.
Associated Press (AP) (New York, NY) -- Arts Editor Dolores Barclay has left the news service.
WXMT-FM (Olean, NY) -- Steven Mills, Former Operations Manager for SMS Media Partners in Wichita, now holds the same title at Colonial Radio Group in Olean, NY. He will also wear the Program Director hat for Classic Hits WXMT-FM (The Mountain) as well as Country WBYB-FM (Big Bob).
PC Magazine (New York, NY) -- Angela Moscaritolo (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been hired at this technology magazine as a Reporter handling tech news. She has also worked at SC Magazine, Northern Valley Suburbanite, The Dominion Post and the Herald Standard.
WPXY-FM (Rochester, NY) -- Music Director and Midday Host Megan Carter has been promoted to Assistant Program Director at this upstate radio station.
Sound + Vision (New York, NY) -- Entertainment/Senior Editor Ken Richardson is no longer with the publication.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY) -- Leaving the paper is Finance Tools Editor Ari Weinberg, who has left to become a Freelancer. He handles topics such as consumer finance, asset management and investments. Contact him at email@example.com. Joining the paper is Columnist Spencer Jakab. Jakab (firstname.lastname@example.org) will cover business, industry and finance. His experience as a Reporter covering business and finance includes the Financial Times - New York Bureau.
Thomson Reuters (New York, NY) -- Jennifer Hoyt Cummings (email@example.com) has been hired by this wire service as a Financial Advisors Reporter. She has also been a Columnist for Dow Jones Newswires.
Dow Jones Newswires (New York, NY) -- Alexandra Wexler (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins on as Reporter covering futures markets for cotton, sugar, cocoa, coffee and orange juice. Alexandra Scaggs (email@example.com) is a new Reporter covering analyst ratings, equities and stocks. And Brendan Intindola (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted. He is now Assistant Managing Editor. He in charge of the financial services team, which includes investment and commercial banking, hedge funds, insurance companies and consumer finance companies. He had been Market Editor.
WXRK-FM (New York, NY) -- CBS Program Director Dom Theodore has left the Network. He was in charge of programming for CHR WXRK-FM (92.3 Now)/New York and CHR WDZH-FM (98.7 Amp Radio)/Detroit. Theodore has started his own consulting firm.
WEMP-FM (New York, NY) -- Merlin Media has lost two employees. VP/Programming Liz Aiello and Senior Director of Digital Programming and Marketing Rich McLaughlin have both left the company.
Doctor Radio - SIRIUS Satellite Radio (New York, NY) -- Associate Producer Christy Jannace has been promoted to Producer. She was hired by Doctor Radio in August 2010. Jannace has also served as Assistant Producer for American Voices. Doctor Radio and Ms. Jannace both have Twitter accounts at http://www.twitter.com/NYUDocs and http://www.twitter.com/cjannace, respectively.
Martha Stewart Living Magazine (New York, NY) -- Four announcements to make here: Jessica Romm Perez (email@example.com) has been named Lifestyle Editor. She had been Style Editor at Food & Wine. Jenny Comita (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Deputy Editor. Previously she was Senior Articles Editor at W. Robin Sayers (email@example.com) has been named Beauty and Lifestyle Director. Formerly, she was Beauty Editor at InStyle. Finally, Kelly Alfieri (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Online Editorial Director. She had been Editorial Director, Lifestyle at iVillage.com.
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY) -- Executive Editor Jeff Giles (email@example.com) has been promoted to Deputy Managing Editor here.
iVillage.com (New York, NY) -- Courtney Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Senior Homepage Producer at this NBC property. She arrives from BizBash, where she was News Editor. Follow Thompson on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/courtneythomp
Real Estate Forum (New York, NY) -- Ben Johnson (email@example.com) has been hired at Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com as a Columnist. He will write about the institutional investment market. He previously worked as Editorial Director for National Real Estate Investor.
Details (New York, NY) -- Editorial Assistant Lana Russo has left the publication.
New York Magazine (New York, NY) -- Kathryn Schulz has been hired as a Book Critic here. Her background includes stints at The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Rolling Stone and TIME. Follow Schulz at http://www.twitter.com/kathrynschulz
StyleWatch - People Magazine (New York, NY) -- We are sad to announce that Charla Krupp has passed away. Charla was a Fashion Contributing Editor for People as well as Shop Etc., Glamour and InStyle magazines.
Lucky (New York, NY) -- Caryn Prime (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Managing Editor here. She held the same title at Elle Decor.
Brides (New York, NY) -- One arrival and one departure here: Tanya Dukes (email@example.com) joins as Accessories Editor while Associate Beauty & Accessories Editor Sarah Leingang leaves.
Marie Claire (New York, NY) -- Fashion Assistant Ashley Afriyie (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to Assistant Fashion Editor. Afriyie can be found on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/LoveAshlee24. Meanwhile, the fashion magazine has hired Jessica Flint (email@example.com) to fill the new position of Lifestyle Editor. Flint was previously with Departures and can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/jessonparkave
W (New York, NY) -- Marie Amélie Sauvé (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Senior Fashion Editor here. Her experience includes working with both the French and the American editions of Vogue.
Elle (New York, NY) -- The magazine promoted Jade Frampton (email@example.com) as Senior Market Editor. She was previously Market Editor. Stefania Palandjoglou Allen (firstname.lastname@example.org) has also been promoted from Accessories Editor to Senior Accessories Editor.
Advertising Age (New York, NY) -- Jeanine Poggi (email@example.com) has joined AdAge as a Reporter. She arrives from TheStreet. She has also been a Reporter at Forbes.com and Women's Wear Daily.
Adweek (New York, NY) -- Tim Peterson (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been hired as Staff Writer at this advertising magazine. He will cover digital media. He most recently worked as a Reporter for Direct Marketing News.
Artinfo.com (New York, NY) -- Congratulations to Deputy Editor Ben Davis (email@example.com), who has been promoted to Executive Editor. He replaces Andrew Goldstein.
Complex (New York, NY) -- Assistant Editor Tina Amini is no longer with the magazine.
Men's Fitness (New York, NY) -– The magazine welcomes Michael De Medeiros (firstname.lastname@example.org) as Editor-in-Chief. He was previously Editor-in-Chief for Maximum Fitness.
Reader's Digest (New York, NY) -- Two new hires here. Senior Editor Rachel Mount (Rachel_mount@readersdigest.com) and Lauren Gelman (Lauren_gelman@readersdigest.com), who serves as Health Features Editor. Mount had been at
O, The Oprah Magazine while Gelman was at Everyday Health and Prevention.
Town & Country (New York, NY) -- Congratulations to Stephanie Wu (email@example.com) for her promotion to Associate Editor.
Spin (New York, NY) -- Devon Maloney (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins as News Editor. He was previously Assistant Editor at Billboard.
Essence (New York, NY) -- Dawnie Walton (email@example.com) was named Online Managing Editor.
Travel + Leisure (New York, NY) -- Jane Wooldridge (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Cruise Editor.
Forbes (New York, NY) -- Fourteen year veteran Brett Nelson has left his position as Executive Editor at Forbes. Managing Editor Tom Post (email@example.com) takes over for Nelson. Also, Reporter Elizabeth Woyke has left the publication while Joseph De Acetis (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins as Fashion Editor.
Fortune (New York, NY) -- Stephen Gandel (https://twitter.com/stephengandel) is now a Senior Editor/Blogger at Fortune.com. His focus is Wall Street. Gandel arrives here from Time Magazine where he was a Senior Writer.
Newsweek/Daily Beast (New York, NY) -- Jane Spencer is leaving on sabbatical. Deidre Depke (email@example.com) will join the website (http://www.thedailybeast.com) as Executive Editor. She was a former Editor at Newsweek.com. Newsweek Magazine and the online website, The Daily Beast merged in February 2011.
NewsWeek Magazine (New York, NY) -- Tom Watson (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Managing Editor of the magazine. Louise Roug (email@example.com) joins the publication as Foreign Editor.
The Daily Beast (New York, NY) -- Mr. Jesse Wegman is a new Senior Editor at the Beast. He was Editor-in-Charge of New York legal news at Thomson Reuters and Managing Editor at The New York Observer. Wegman can be followed at: http://www.twitter.com/jessewegman
CNBC Cable Network (Englewood, NJ) -- Kelly Evans (firstname.lastname@example.org) is set to join the station as a Reporter. Evans previously served as a Reporter and Market Columnist for The Wall Street Journal.
Life &Style Weekly (Englewood Cliffs, NJ) -- Jessica Barbanel has stepped down from her position as Fashion Editor for the publication. She had previously served as Editor-at-Large.
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USA Today (McLean,VA) -- Former Roll Call Reporter Paul Singer joins the DC bureau as Politics Editor. And Science Reporter Elizabeth Weise (email@example.com) is now a Breaking News (Food Industry) Reporter. She tweets at: https://twitter.com/eweise
The News Journal (Wilmington, DE) -- News Reporters Chad Livengood and Dan Shortridge have left the paper.
Navy Times (Springfield, VA) -- Former Politico Columnist Charles Hoskinson (firstname.lastname@example.org) comes on board as the new Managing Editor.
Talking Points Memo (Internet) -- Another Politico Editor Sara Libby (email@example.com) has left to become an Associate Editor at TPM.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC) -- Ex-Slate Editor Kate Julian (firstname.lastname@example.org) takes on the Senior Editor role. And Jon Lovett (email@example.com) is a new Correspondent.
Roll Call (Washington, DC) -- Ambreen Ali (AmbreenAli@rollcall.com) switches beats from Congress to technology and she tweets here: https://twitter.com/ambreenali. And Melissa Attias (https://twitter.com/MelissaAttias) is now the Healthcare Reporter at RC.
National Journal (Washington, DC) -- James Oliphant (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Deputy Magazine Editor.
Psychiatric News (Washington, DC) -- Jeffrey Borenstein (email@example.com) is the new Editor-in-Chief.
The Politico (Arlington, VA) -- Austin Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Morning Defense Editor.You can check out he Morning Defense news here: http://www.politico.com/morningdefense/. And Jennifer Granholm is the new Political Columnist. She's on Twitter too: https://twitter.com/JenGranholm
KYW-TV (Philadelphia, PA) -- Diana Rocco joins the news team as a News Reporter. She previously reported at WHDH-TV in Boston.
BuzzFeed (Internet) -- Former Rolling Stone Reporter Michael Hastings (https://twitter.com/mmhastings) joins the team to cover the election.
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Technology Review (Cambridge, MA) -- Former Technology Reporter of the Associated Press Rachel Metz (Rachel.email@example.com) has joined Technology Review. Previously, she has published articles in LAPTOP Magazine. You can follow Metz on Twitter at https://twitter.com/rachelmetz.
Network World (Framingham, MA) -- Colin Neagle (firstname.lastname@example.org) has accepted the position as Community Editor. Neagle brings with him a wide range of experience such as being a former Technology and News Editor and Content Writer for Brafton Inc. Neagle also held the position of Reporter for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. You can follow Neagle on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ntwrkwrldneagle.
Boston Globe (Boston, MA) -- After four decades of writing for the Globe, award winning Sports Columnist Bob Ryan (email@example.com) is set to retire after the 2012 London Olympics. Ryan started his career at the Globe as an intern in 1968 and has been a full time Columnist since 1989. Ryan can be followed on Twitter at https://twitter.com/globebobryan.
WGME-TV (Portland, ME) -- Catherine Parrotta (firstname.lastname@example.org) has announced that she will be stepping down from her position as Weekend Anchor and Reporter here and is joining WFXT-TV at Fox 25 News as a General Assignment Reporter.
NEW ENGLAND CABLE NEWS (Newton, MA) -- Debra Juarez has resigned from her position as News Director at New England Cable News and has accepted a new position as News Director at WMAQ-TV in Chicago. Nannette Hobson (email@example.com) will replace Juarez as News Director.
GobalPost (Boston,MA) – The publication welcomes Editor and former curator of the Neiman Foundation at Harvard University, Bob Giles (firstname.lastname@example.org) who will now serve as Commentary Editor. For the past three years, Giles has been a member of the GlobalPost Advisory Board as well as the Publisher of Neiman Foundation.
Bloomberg News - Boston Bureau (Boston, MA) -- Larry Edelman (email@example.com ) has been appointed Managing Editor and will be responsible for covering investigative reporting, real estate, personal finance. Edelman began his career at Bloomberg in 2005.
CIO.com (Boston, MA) -- Thor Olavsrud (firstname.lastname@example.org), former writer for Infostor and Internetnews.com, has been appointed Senior Writer for CIO.com. His responsibilities will include providing coverage of the city’s internet issues and technology. You can follow Olavsrud on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ThorOlavsrud.
WFSB-TV (Rocky Hill, CT) -- Al Terzi will anchor his final news cast after his contract was not renewed.
WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT) -- The station welcomes Erica Grow (email@example.com) in her position as the Weekend Meteorologist. Previously, Grow served as Weekend Meteorologist for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia.
Planetizen (Internet) -- Tim Halbur has stepped down from his position as Managing Editor at the blog. Jonathan Nettle (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been announced as the new Managing Editor of Planetizen. The blog offers information on urban planning and the changes and advancement of the community.
WRKO-AM (Boston, MA.) -- "The Barry Armstrong Show" will be extending its hours from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Under its newly adapted name, “The Financial Exchange”, the show will feature a combination of business and financial news. You can email the show at email@example.com.
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Tampa Bay Times (Tampa Bay, FL) -- Numerous changes to announce here: Mike Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Managing Editor at the daily. Jennifer Orsi (email@example.com) is taking over as Deputy Managing Editor overlooking local, metro and business news. Joe Childs (firstname.lastname@example.org) is named Senior Editor-at-Large and continues his investigative work on the Church of Scientology. Jeanne Grinstead (email@example.com) takes over Deputy Managing Editor of features and lifestyle. Ron Brackett (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now Assistant Managing Editor of editing and design and Amy Hollyfield (email@example.com) takes over Assistant Managing Editor of politics. Pat Frarnan (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Assistant Managing Editor of digital and is responsible for overseeing online reporting content. Finally, Anne Glover (email@example.com) received a promotion as Digital Content Editor from her former position as Reporter of tampabay.com/things-to-do. Also, Breaking News Senior Editor Tom Scherberger; Education Reporter Ron Matus; and Public Health and Safety Reporter Rita Farlow have recently departed from the daily. You can follow the Tampa Bay Times on twitter at https://twitter.com/TB_Times .
WZVN-TV (Tampa, FL) -- The station welcomes Jeff Butera (firstname.lastname@example.org) who has been named Anchor. Prior, Butera served as a Reporter for local Florida station WFTS-TV.
Central Florida News 12 (Orlando, FL) -- Newly appointed News Director Tim Geraghty (email@example.com ) will take over as Senior Director of News. Geraghty has previously served as News Director for various stations such as KXTV-TV and WTVJ-TV. He will replace Steve Chaverie who recently retired after 10 years with the station.
WFTX-TV (Cape Coral, FL) -- New addition Mike Brooks (firstname.lastname@example.org) will now serve as Weekend Anchor. Brooks arrives from WGCL-TV in Atlanta, GA, where he was Anchor.
WTVJ-TV (Miami, FL) -- News Director Lane Michaelsen exits the station for the NBC affiliate. Michaelsen has previously worked as News Director in Tampa, Little Rock and Washington, DC. He began his career as news photographer at KARE-TV in Minneapolis.
WKRN-TV (Nashville, TV) -- Joining the newscast is Samantha Fisher (email@example.com) who will serve as Co-Anchor for the 10:00 p.m. segment. She comes from CNN in Washington, D.C.
WFXL-TV (Albany, GA) -- Round of applause goes to Jenna McWilliams Huff (firstname.lastname@example.org) upon her promotion from Assistant News Director to News Director for the FOX affiliate. Earlier in her career, she worked as a Reporter. She replaces Terry Graham who exited from the station this past April.
WFLA-TV (Tampa, FL) -- The station appoints Brad Moses (email@example.com) as President and General Manager. He replaces former GM John Cottingham. Moses recently left his post at WNCN-TV as Vice President and General Manager.
WFOR-TV (Miami, FL) -- The station welcomes Rhiannon Ally (firstname.lastname@example.org) who will now serve as Morning Anchor. She previously held a position as Correspondent for the syndicated program “The Better Show” .
WSB-TV (Atlanta, GA) -- After having served 37 years at the station, Monica Pearson announces her retirement as Evening Anchor . Pearson was the first woman and first African-American Anchor to join an evening newscast in Atlanta, GA.
CNN - Cable News Network (Atlanta, GA) -- The network has promoted Janelle Rodriguez (Janelle.Rodriguez@turner.com) as VP of Programming where she will be responsible for Atlanta-based News Programming. In addition, Jim Acosta (Jim.Acosta@turner.com ) was also promoted to National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C. Also joining the network is Miguel Marquez (Miguel.Marquez@turner.com) who returns as Correspondent based in Los Angeles and Rene Marsh (Rene.Marsh@turner.com) who was appointed as National Correspondent for CNN Newsource.
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WJBK-TV (Detroit, MI) -- We regret to announce Vice President and General Manager Jeff Murri has passed away.
Crain’s Chicago Business (Chicago, IL) -- Danny Eckers steps up as the new Anchor of the publication’s daily online video updates. Steve Reiss (email@example.com) joins the trade publication as an Assistant Managing Editor for its Business of Life section. Reiss previously served as Enterprise Editor for The Washington Post. He replaces Andrea Hanis, who joined the Chicago Tribune as Planning Editor for the Business section.
WFLD-TV (Chicago, IL) -- Executive Producer Mike Leiderman has left the FOX station. Phil Landeros has taken over for Leiderman as Interim Executive Producer. You may follow WFLD-TV on Twitter at https://twitter.com/foxchicago and Landeros at https://twitter.com/PhilLanderos.
Muskegon Chronicle (Muskegon, MI) -- Sports Editor Tom Kendra has left the daily. Mark Opfermann (firstname.lastname@example.org) replaces Kendra as Sports Content Producer, acting as the Sports Director. You may follow the Muskegon Chronicle on Twitter at https://twitter.com/muskegonchron.
Jack and Jill (Indianapolis, IN) -- Corey Dalton (email@example.com) has been named Editor at the magazine. Dalton previously served as Associate Editor at The Saturday Evening Post. You may follow Dalton on Twitter at http://twitter.com/CoreyMDalton.
WCPO-TV (Cincinnati, OH) -- Sarah Walters returns to Cincinnati as the new Weekend Morning Meteorologist for the Scripps station. Walters most recently worked for KPNX-TV in Phoenix.
WLWT-TV (Cincinnati, OH) -- Veteran Anchor Jack Atherton (firstname.lastname@example.org) will no longer anchor the nightly newscast for this NBC-affiliate. Atherton will continue to Co-Anchor the evening newscasts with Sheree Paolello (email@example.com).
WEWS-TV (Cleveland, OH) -- Kristin Byrne joins the ABC affiliate in Cleveland as a General Assignment/Multimedia Reporter. Most recently, Byrne worked at WBAY-TV in Green Bay.
WMAQ-TV (Chicago, IL) -- Reporter/Weekend Morning Anchor Stefan Holt (http://twitter.com/nbcstefholt) (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to Anchor of the morning newscast, NBC 5 News Today. Holt replaces Rob Elgas (http://twitter.com/robelgasnbc) (email@example.com), who joined the NBC 5 News at 4:30 p.m. team as Anchor and serving as Reporter for NBC 5 News at 10:00 p.m.
Detroit News (Detroit, MI) -- Automotive Critic/Columnist Scott Burgess has left the daily to join AOL Autos as Senior Editor. You may follow Burgess on Twitter at http://twitter.com/AutoCritic. Opinion Page Editor/Columnist Manny Lopez, who also covered health care, energy and the environment, is no longer with the paper. Healthcare Reporter Melissa Burden (http://twitter.com/mburden_dn) (firstname.lastname@example.org) has changed beats and will now cover General Motors for the daily. Retail and Business Reporter Jaclyn Trop (http://twitter.com/jaclyntrop) (email@example.com) has changed her coverage to the Ford Motor Company. You may follow the Detroit News on Twitter at http://twitter.com/detnews.
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL) -- Features Reporter Barbara Mahany (firstname.lastname@example.org) has left her post at the daily. Mahany is now working as a Freelance Writer. Veteran Political Reporter Kristen McQueary, who most recently covered state government for both the Chicago News Cooperative and Chicago Public Media WBEZ-FM, is joining the editorial board of the Chicago Tribune. Dining Editor Denise Joyce has left the publication. Joyce also supervised the Family Museums page in the Arts and Entertainment section. Carmel Carrillo (email@example.com) will replace Joyce as Dining and Entertainment Editor. Carrillo previously served as the Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor. Theater Editor, Douglas George (firstname.lastname@example.org) (http://twitter.com/DouglasGeorge), now supervises the Family Museums page. You may follow the Chicago Tribune on Twitter at http://twitter.com/chicagotribune.
WBBM-TV (Chicago, IL) -- Kris Gutierrez (http://twitter.com/krisgutierrez) has been named Morning Anchor at the CBS station. Gutierrez will co-anchor alongside Susan Carlson. He comes from FOX News Channel, where he served as a Correspondent. You may follow WBBM-TV on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cbs2chicago.
Kalamazoo Gazette (Kalamazoo, MI) -- Editor John Liberty (email@example.com) is no longer the arts and entertainment section Editor. Liberty has taken on the role of Reporter for the publication and the Thursday Ticket section. He will continue to contribute to the KalamaBrew blog, but will no longer report for the Kalamazoo Gazette Weeklies. You may follow the Kalamazoo Gazette on Twitter at http://twitter.com/kzoo_gazette and Liberty at http://twitter.com/johntliberty.
Playboy (Chicago, IL) -- Amy Grace Lloyd has stepped down from her role as Executive Literary Editor for the outlet.
Tribune Media Services (Chicago, IL) -- Columnist Andrew Leckey has left the outlet as Investments Columnist.
Lansing State Journal (Lansing, MI) -- Business Reporter Melissa Domsic left the daily. No replacement has been named. You may follow the Lansing State Journal on Twitter at http://twitter.com/lsjnews.
WOOD-AM (Grand Rapids, MI) -- Anchor/Reporter Paul Cicchini (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to News Director at the news/talk station. Cicchini will continue reporting on air, as well as co-hosting “Way of the Warrior” a martial arts sports show on WMAX-FM.
The Record-Eagle (Traverse City, MI) -- Mike Tyree has been promoted to Executive Editor of the paper. Tyree replaces Bill Thomas, who recently retired. Tyree most recently served as local News Editor. You may reach him at email@example.com.
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) -- Bob Heisse joins the daily as Executive Editor. Heisse will also manage the Lincoln Courier. He replaces Jon Broadbooks, who left the paper recently. Heisse served in the same capacity at the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania.
WCMH-TV (Columbus, OH) -- Robyn Haines joins the NBC station as Reporter. Haines comes from WWTV-TV in Cadillac, Michigan where she served as Morning Anchor and Health Reporter.
WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee, WI) -- Todd Hicks joins the NBC station as Reporter. Hicks comes from WGBA-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
WLIO-TV (Lima, OH) -- Jayson Gieser has been named Sports Director for the NBC/CBS station. Geiser comes from WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin.
Outdoor Illinois (Springfield, IL) -- The magazine will cease publication with the March issue, but will continue online (http://dnr.state.il.us/oi/).
Indianapolis Monthly (Indianapolis, IN) -- Amanda Heckert (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the monthly as Editor.
Chicago Magazine (Chicago, IL) -- Two Senior Editors at the lifestyle magazine were promoted to newly created positions in a restructuring under recently hired Editor-in-Chief Beth Fenner. Cassie Walker Burke (email@example.com) has been named Executive Editor and Jennifer Tanaka (firstname.lastname@example.org) was named Deputy Editor. These changes were prompted by the resignation of Shane Tritsch, whose post as Managing Editor was eliminated.
The Chicagoan (Chicago, IL) -- Editor-in-Chief and Publisher J.C. Gabel is behind the newly launched magazine that combines journalistic and literary ventures with a nonprofit business model. The magazine will feature a 194-page collection of articles, artwork and photographs, focusing on the history of Chicago and the Greater Midwest. The debut issue is separated into three sections: Tales from the City (“new journalism about Chicago”), A Literary Supplement (“short stories, essays, poems and interviews”), and Into the Great Wide Open: Dispatches from the Midwest (“a section dedicated to other underrepresented cities throughout the Midwest”).For additional information about the newly launched magazine, go to http://www.mychicagoanmagazine.com/index.html
WBNS-TV (Columbus, OH) -- Reporter Kristyn Hartman joins the CBS affiliate in Columbus as 5, 6, and 11:00 p.m. Weekday News Anchor. Hartman comes from WBBM-TV in Chicago, where she previously chose not to renew her contract.
Thomson Reuters - Chicago Bureau (Chicago, IL) -- Former Dow Jones Newswires Commodities Reporter Tom Polansek has joined Reuters to serve as their Agriculture Reporter.
Business Insurance (Chicago, IL) -- Anna Gaynor (email@example.com) has joined the trade magazine as an Editorial Assistant. You may follow Gaynor on Twitter at http://twitter.com/gaynanc and Business Insurance at http://twitter.com/BusInsMagazine.
WKYC-TV (Cleveland, OH) -- Veteran Cleveland broadcaster Fred Griffith has retired. Griffith most recently was the host of “Good Company” alongside Andrea Vecchio, Michael Cardamone and Joe Cronauer. Griffith has served the Cleveland area for 50 years in various capacities at the local stations.
WAND-TV (Decatur, IL) -- Stacey Skrysak (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Anchor at the NBC affiliate in Decatur. She comes from KRTV-TV in Boise, Idaho, where she served in the same capacity.
WADL-TV (Detroit, MI) -- Matt Stevens was named News Director at the independent station in Detroit. However, Stevens was fired on his first day. His dismissal comes a week after the station fired consultant Kevin O’Brien; the former president of Meredith’s broadcasting division, for breaching several corporate policies.
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) --Veteran Writer Tony Grossi has been reassigned from the Browns beat after inadvertently tweeting comments about Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner.
WSIU-TV (Carbondale, IL) -- Greg Todd has joined the PBS station operated by Southern Illinois University as News Director.
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KDVR-TV (Denver, CO) -- Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter Raul Martinez comes aboard; leaving KVIA-TV, where he served as Sports Director. General Assignment Reporter Mark Meredith (email@example.com) is hired, arriving from Myrtle Beach’s WMBF-TV.
KRDO-TV (Colorado Springs, CO) -- General Assignment Reporter Geoff Tyler joins. He arrives from KMTV-TV, in Omaha. Contact KRDO-TV by email at: (firstname.lastname@example.org).
KCNC-TV (Denver, CO) -- Reporter/Weekend Anchor Michelle Griego has exited this Rocky Mountain station. She signs on as Morning and Noon Anchor at KPLX-TV, in San Francisco.
The Denver Post (Denver, CO) -- Arts and Entertainment and Section Editor Ray Rinaldi switches roles from Architecture Reporter to Arts and Entertainment Editor. Food Editor Tucker Shaw (http://twitter.com/tucker_shaw) moves to the role of Arts and Entertainment Section Editor. Fitness Editor Kristen Browning-Blas (email@example.com) is now Food Editor, and Kyle Wagner (http://twitter.com/KyleWagnerWorld ) comes aboard as Fitness Editor.
KKTV-TV (Colorado Springs, CO) -- Co-Anchor Shannon Brinias (http://twitter.com/shannonbrinias) leaves this CBS affiliate to join Sacramento's KOVR-TV, as Anchor.
KWQC-TV (Davenport, IA) -- News Director Denise Killian (http://twitter.com/killian98) leaves to pursue an Assistant News Director position at KDAF-TV, in Dallas.
The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, IA) -- Features Editor Ellen Modersohn exits to accept a Morning and Noon Anchor position, at San Francisco’s KPLX-TV.
Associated Press - Minneapolis Bureau (Minneapolis, MN) -- Newspaper Product Manager Randy Picht (RPicht@ap.org) is promoted to Bureau Chief.
The Kansas City Star (Kansas City, MO) -- Assistant Managing Editor Mary Lou Nolan retires, after 14 years service. James Hart leaves his Police Reporter post to take a Managing Editor position, with Thinking Bigger Business.
Wauneta Breeze (Wauneta, NE) -- Sheri Hink (firstname.lastname@example.org) is hired as Managing Editor at this weekly newspaper. She replaces Tina Kitt, who left the paper, following 14 years of service.
Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, NE) -- Editor Dave Bundy (email@example.com) joins, replacing Michael Nelson, who retired. Bundy most recently served as Editor at The Bismarck Tribune, in Bismarck, N.D.
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The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) -- Cheramie Sonnier (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to Food Editor. She had been the Assistant Food Editor and replaces Stephanie Riegel. Sonnier is on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/theadvocatefood
Health (Birmingham, AL) -- Senior Editor Amy Gorin has left the magazine. She covered diet and weight loss. She is now Senior Editor at Weight Watchers Magazine.
WFAA-TV (Dallas, TX) -- The local ABC affiliate has named Carolyn Mungo the new News Director. She replaces Michael Valentine who is moving on to work for Belo Corp., the parent company of the station.
WOAI-TV (San Antonio, TX) -- Mike Garofalo (MikeGarofalo@woaitv.com) has joined the station as a Morning Anchor. He comes from WKMG-TV in Orlando, FL. Also, Emily Baucum (EmilyBaucum@woaitv.com) joins as a General Assignment Reporter. Previously, she was at KOTV-TV in Tulsa, OK.
KALB-TV (Alexandria, LA) -- Rachel Penton (email@example.com) has joined the station as a Meteorologist and Multimedia Journalist.
WAFF-TV (Huntsville, AL) -- Reporter Eric Sollman has left the station for a position in Tampa, FL.
KAUZ-TV (Wichita Falls, TX) -- Priscilla Ford (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to News Director from Assistant News Director. She replaces Talia Naquin.
KARK-TV (Little Rock, AR) -- Austin Kellerman (email@example.com) has been named News Director at the station. He replaces Rob Heverling. Previously, Kellerman was with KTAB-TV in Abilene, TX.
KDAF-TV (Dallas, TX) -- Denise Killian (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the station as the new Assistant News Director. She comes from KWQC-TV in Davenport, IA, where she was the News Director.
KWTV-TV (Oklahoma City, OK) -- Reporter Karl Torp (email@example.com) has joined the station as a Weekend Anchor and Weekday Reporter. Torp comes from WTEV-TV in Jacksonville, FL. Also, Steve Shaw (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins as a General Assignment Reporter.
KXAS-TV (Fort Worth, TX) -- Sports Reporter David Watkins (email@example.com) has joined the DFW NBC affiliate. He comes from KARE-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Also, Rontina McCann has left the station.
KDFW-TV (Dallas, TX) -- "Good Day" Host Krystle Gutierrez is leaving the station. She and her husband Kris Gutierrez, also previously employed by FOX4 in Dallas, have accepted jobs in Chicago.
KNOE-TV (Monroe, LA) -- Veteran Anchor John Denison is leaving the station to pursue interests outside of the media. He plans to write and travel.
WWL-TV (New Orleans, LA) -- Reporter Don Dubuc (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the station. Previously he was at WGNO-TV, also in New Orleans. Also, Brian Salmond (email@example.com) has joined as Weekend Sports Anchor.
KHOU-TV (Houston, TX) -- Former KTRK-TV Anchor Minerva Perez (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Host and Executive Producer of KHOU's new weekly talk show "Latina Voices." Also, Reporter Gabe Gutierrez is leaving the station. He has taken a position with NBC news.
KTBC-TV (Austin, TX) -- Reporter Foti Kallergis has left the station to manage and run his family's cooking school and catering business The Silver Whisk.
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Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA) -- Former SmartMoney reporter Chad Terhune (email@example.com) has joined the LA Times as a Healthcare Reporter. Also, the LA Times has launched a membership program or paywall for access to the papers online content. urlm.in/lihj
KYMA-TV (Yuma, AZ) -- Third time's a charm. Luis Cruz has returned to this NBC affiliate as News Director, replacing Jennifer Musa. Cruz was previously the ND from 2004-2006 and again from 2008-2011 before leaving the station last year for a reporting position in San Diego.
KCBS-TV (Studio City, CA) -- Former Fox News Reporter Jane Yamamoto can now be seen reporting national news for the CBS Network. Follow Yamamoto on Twitter at, https://twitter.com/JaneNews/status/170280335442055168.
Los Angeles Daily News (Los Angeles, CA) -- Publisher Jack Klunder has been promoted to President of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group which includes the Los Angeles Daily News, the Daily Breeze and the Press-Telegram. Klunder was previously an executive for the Los Angeles Times.
L.A. Weekly (Culver City, CA) -- Food Critic Jonathan Gold has left for a position with the LA Times. Gold is actually returning to the LA Times and is a Pulitzer-Prize winning Food critic.
Los Angeles Magazine ( Los Angeles, CA) -- Elina Shatkin has accepted the position of Senior Editor. Shatkin was previously the Food Writer for LA Weekly. Nancy Miller boards as the new Deputy Editor. Miller was previously the Editorial Director for Fast Company's West Coast Bureau.
KTNV-TV (Las Vegas, NV) -- Shareef Abul-Ela has stepped down as Assignment Manager for this ABC affiliate. There has been no replacement named yet.
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KPTV-TV (Portland, OR) -- Ian Costello has been named Executive Producer of the morning newscasts. Costello previously worked for the company’s Phoenix station, KPHO-TV.
KXTV-TV (Sacramento, CA) -- Tim Geraghty is leaving this ABC affiliate after almost three years as News Director.
KNTV-TV (San Francisco, CA) -- Jan Blair Hardee has been named Morning Executive Producer for KNTV. Jan had previously been working as a freelance Producer for KPIX-TV in San Francisco.
SnoValley Star (Snoqualmie, WA ) -- Michele Mihalovich has been named Editor. She previously worked for the Wenatchee Business Journal and the Wenatchee World in Washington as a Reporter. The SnoValley Star serves eastern King County, WA.
KOMO-TV/KUNS-TV (Seattle, WA) -- Jose Luis Gonzalez has been hired as Executive Producer for Univision affiliate, KUNS. Also, Sarah Garza is now Executive Producer of Special Projects for KOMO. She has previously worked for KTVT-TV and WFAA-TV in Dallas.
Teton Valley News (Teton Valley, ID) -- Rachael Horne joins the paper as the new Managing Editor, replacing Lisa Newcomb. Horne has been with the paper since 2007, working as a Staff Writer and Photographer.
KNTV-TV (San Francisco, CA) -- Stephen Stock has joined on as an Investigative Reporter for the station’s new investigative unit. Stephen was previously an Investigative Reporter with Miami's WFOR-TV.
KPIX-TV (San Francisco, CA) -- Cate Cauguiran is joining the team as a Freelance Reporter. She was previously at KTVL-TV in Medford, OR, working as a Morning Anchor.
KPIX-TV (San Francisco, CA) -- Lesley Martin joins KPIX-TV as a Producer. She comes to San Francisco from Denver, where she was the 10:00 p.m. Producer at KMGH-TV.
Wyoming Newspapers, Inc. (WY) -- Matt Petrie has been named General Manager and Advertising Director for the Uinta County Herald, the Bridger Valley Pioneer and the Kemmerer Gazette. Petrie was in advertising at the Capital Press Ag Weekly in Salem, OR, and served as Advertising Director at the Idaho State Journal in Pocatello, Idaho.
KDTV-TV (San Francisco, CA) -- Luis Felipe Godinez has joined the Univision affiliate as an Executive Producer. He previously worked at KINC-TV, the Univision station in Las Vegas.
The Bay Citizen (San Francisco, CA) -- Chief Technology Officer, Brian C. Kelley, was named Interim Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit news organization. He is replacing Lisa Frazier, who resigned.
KNTV-TV (San Francisco, CA) -- Elyce Kirchner has been promoted to Investigative Reporter. She joins the station’s investigative team as the Travel and Safety Beat Reporter. Kirchner was previously working at the station as a Freelance Reporter.
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Univision - Delicioso (Miami, FL) -- Maggie Jimenez and Ingrid Hoffmann will be hosting Univision’s newest cooking show "Delicioso."
Univision - Noticiero Nacional (Miami, FL) -- Cristina Schwartz has been named Vice President of Programming & Production
People En Español (New York, NY) -- Sylvia Banderas Coffinet is the new Executive Beauty Director. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Entravision Communications Corporation (Santa Monica, CA) -- Don Daboub has promoted to Station Manager. He will be in charge of television and radio operations.
Estadao.com.br (Internet) -- Estadao Journalist and Blogger Karla Mendes packed her suitcase to participate in a professional gig for six months in Madrid. She will continue penning her Blog “A crise da terra dos reis” at Estadão. While she is in Spain, you may read her blog at http://blogs.estadao.com.br/a-crise-na-terra-dos-reis, follow her on Twitter http://twitter.com/karlamendes and contact her for freelance jobs at email@example.com.
Jovem Pan 620 AM (São Paulo, SP, Brazil) -- We are sad to report the passing of Sports Comentor Loureiro Júnior from complication after a surgery to remove a tumor. He was 76.
Folha de S. Paulo (Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil) -- After seven years working at the paper’s Bureau in Rio, Letícia Sander has left.
Gaúcha 600 AM (Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil) -- After 17 years at this radio station, Sports Host José Aldo Pinheiro was let go. Replacing him is Luís Augusto Alano. He may be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rádio Bandeirantes AM - Porto Alegre ((Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil) -- Politics Journalist and Host Gustavo Mota has left to dedicate his time to his Politics Marketing and Consulting Company. No replacement has been announced. Radio Host Eloi Luiz Machado Paiva recently lost his battle with pancreatic cancer and passed away. He was 61. To contact Rádio Bandeirantes AM - Porto Alegre you may write to email@example.com.
Grupo RBS (Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil) -- Condolences to the staff and family of Rural News Reporter and Editor Carlos Ruy Arteche Silveira, who recently passed away. He was 57.
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RockStar Magazine (Surrey, British Columbia) -- RockStar Magazine (http://www.rockstarweekly.com) launches, a weekly publication focusing on music, entertainment, and pop culture. Published six times a year, Dan Savoie (firstname.lastname@example.org) serves as Publisher and Editor. Circulation: 10,000
Globe and Mail (Toronto, Ontario) -- Gabe Gonda (email@example.com) was promoted to Arts Editor. Carol Toller (firstname.lastname@example.org) takes the role as Weekend Editor.
Mining Reporter Brenda Bouw leaves.
Flare (Toronto, Ontario) -- Managing Editor Maureen Halushak (https://twitter.com/MaureenHalushak) joins; arriving from Glow, where she served as Health Editor.
Fashion Magazine (Toronto, Ontario) -- Fashion Market Editor Caitlan Moneta (http://twitter.com/caitlanmoneta) was promoted from Assistant Editor. Jordan Porter previously filled this position.
Le Huffington Post Quebec (Montreal, Quebec) -- The Huffington Post launched its Quebec French-language edition. Le Huffington, (https://twitter.com/HuffPostQuebec) covers local news and issues of interest to French-Canadians. Visit Le Huffington Post Quebec online at (http://quebec.huffingtonpost.ca/). Patrick White (email@example.com) serves as Publisher, at this online publication.
The Leader Post (Regina, Saskatchewan) – We are sad to report Humor Columnist Ron Petrie has passed away. He worked at The Leader Post for 21 years.