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The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY) -- Joining the WSJ are Banking Editor Colin Barr and Banking Reporter Suzanne Kapner. Barr (email@example.com) arrives from Fortune. Kapner (firstname.lastname@example.org) arrives from the Financial Times. Switching beats at the paper are Reporters Deborah Solomon and Randall Smith. Solomon (Deborah.email@example.com) now covers energy and the environment. Previously she handled the economic policy beat. Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) now handles the IPO beat. He formerly covered securities. Meanwhile, leaving the WSJ and sister company Dow Jones Newswires is Editor/Blogger Greg Corcoran. He had been with the company for approximately 20 years.
The New York Times (New York, NY) -- Shaila Dewan (email@example.com) has moved from the Peach State to the Big Apple. She was stationed in the Times' Atlanta Bureau since 2004 and now moves to the main office as a National Economy Reporter. Also making a change is long-time Sports Reporter Alan Schwarz, who is now an Education Reporter. Schwarz prefers email and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. He does not like phone calls.Richard Stevenson (email@example.com) has transitioned roles at the paper to Political Editor. Previously he was Deputy Washington Bureau Chief there.
Bloomberg News (New York, NY) -- Hannah Benjamin (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been hired by Bloomberg as a Corporate Finance Reporter. She left Dow Jones Newswires, where she was a Capital Markets Reporter. Benjamin has a Twitter account at http://www.twitter.com/turtle_81. Edmund Lee (email@example.com) is the new Media Reporter here. He was previously Digital Media Reporter at AdAge.
Thomson Reuters (New York, NY) -- Jed Horowitz (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now Financial Companies Editor at this wire service. He was previously a Wealth Management News Editor. That position has not been replaced. However, there is a new Wealth Management Reporter in Jessica Toonkel. Toonkel (email@example.com) formerly worked for InvestmentNews and Workforce Management. Also, Peter Lauria (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been hired as Editor-in-Charge. Lauria's experience includes stints at Mogulite, The Daily Beast and the New York Post.
Forbes (New York, NY) -- Randall Lane (email@example.com) returns to the magazine as the new Editor. He previously was at the publication from 1991-97. He was also Editor-at-Large at The Newsweek Daily Beast company. Deborah Jacobs (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a new Senior Editor. She was previously a Financial Journalist.
Fortune (New York, NY) -- Matt Vella (email@example.com) is the new Senior Website Editor, covering technology and innovation.
NBC News/MSNBC News (New York, NY) -- Craig Melvin (Craig.Melvin@nbcuni.com) is now an Anchor for MSNBC News and a Correspondent for NBC News. He formerly served as Weekend Anchor/Reporter at WRC-TV in Washington, D.C. Congratulations to Melvin on his recent engagement to ESPN's Lindsay Czarniak!
NBC News (New York, NY) -- The network hired Ayman Mohyeldin (firstname.lastname@example.org) as Foreign Correspondent. She was previously English Correspondent at Al Jazeera.
CBS Evening News Weekend - CBS Television Network (New York, NY) -- Jennifer Janisch (email@example.com) has been hired as a full-time Producer for the weekend newscasts after serving as a freelancer. She used to work for PBS.
WNYW-TV (New York, NY) -- Amy Cohen (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Evening Executive Producer, replacing Jerry Andrews (email@example.com), who was promoted to Managing Editor. Also, Ms. Roshini Rajapaksa has been hired as Medical Correspondent. She remains a Medical Editor for Health magazine and a Contributor on "Today."
ProPublica (New York, NY) -- Mark Schoofs (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the site as Senior Editor. He is a Pulitzer Prize winner, who had been stationed in Africa with The Wall Street Journal.
American Banker (New York, NY) -- Maria Aspan (email@example.com) has returned to this banking publication after leaving it to report for Thomson Reuters. She is now Consumer Finance Editor and can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/mariaaspan.
Associated Press (AP) (New York, NY) -- AP Veteran Rachel Beck has left the news service. The Business Reporter/Columnist had been with the AP since 1993.
Slate.com (New York, NY) -- Four layoffs were reported: Media Critic Jack Shafer, Foreign Editor June Thomas, Washington Columnist Tim Noah, and Associate Editor Juliet Lapidos.
Good Morning America - ABC Television Network (New York, NY) -- Senior Director John D'Incecco has left this morning program to begin work on a new ABC daytime show "The Chew." An exact premiere date has not been set.
WPIX-TV (New York, NY) -- Frances Rivera has been named Morning Anchor at 'PIX. She arrives from Boston where she had been an Anchor at WHDH-TV.
DJ FX Trader (New York, NY) -- The DJ FX Trader has added two members to its team. They are Assistant Manager Brian Baskin (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Reporter Anusha Shrivastava (email@example.com).
WXPK-FM (White Plains, NY) -- Some shuffling has been done at this classic rock station. Music Director Rob Arrow (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now the Evening DJ while Caroline Corley has become the Morning DJ.
The Business Insider (New York, NY) -- Tony Manfred (email@example.com) has joined this business site as a Reporter covering the sports industry. He can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/tonymanfred.
WHAM-AM (Rochester, NY) -- After a quarter of a century with this news station, Program Director/Station Manager Jeff Howlett has been let go. Operations Manager Dave LeFrois (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now in charge of programming for both WHAM-AM and sister station WHTK-AM.
GQ (New York, NY) -- Senior Fashion Editor Lisa Cohen has decided to leave the men's magazine after a 28-year career to spend more time with her family.
WXXA-TV (Albany, NY) -- News Director David Baer (email@example.com) returns home as he takes charge of this Fox affiliate. Baer grew up in Upstate New York and went to college in the area as well. He leaves WGGB-TV in Springfield, MA, where he was also News Director. He replaces Gary LaPlante who left last month to be Assistant News Director at WFXT-TV in Boston.
FundFire (New York, NY) -- Matt Gunn (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the newest Reporter here covering pensions. He was previously with Bank Systems & Technology magazine. Follow Gunn on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/mattgunn.
MergerMarket - New York Bureau (New York, NY) -- Riley McDermid (email@example.com) has been hired here as a Reporter covering venture capital and merger and acquisitions. She formerly contributed to VentureBeat.
Music & Sound Retailer (Port Washington, NY) -- Editor-in-Chief Brian Berk is no longer with this music magazine.
Women's Wear Daily (New York, NY) -- Reporter Alexandra Steigrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)has added Accessories News Editor to her title. She will now handle both duties for this fashion publication.
WPTZ-TV (Plattsburgh, NY) -- After more than a decade at the station, Meteorologist Jim Moore has said goodbye to television and hello to the restaurant business. Moore is planning to open a BBQ restaurant in Plattsburgh. It is scheduled to open in the fall.
Nylon Magazine (New York, NY) -- Lily Nima (email@example.com) is the new Beauty Editor here. She is also a Blogger for both Hair's the Scoop and Beauty Maverick. Nima is on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/BeautyMaverick.
Gawker (New York, NY) -- Lauri Apple (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now a Contributing Editor for this site. Her beat includes: politics, criminal justice and civil liberties. She has also been an Assistant Editor at the Chicago Reader and a Blogger at the Chicagoist. Follow Apple at http://www.twitter.com/lauritaapplez.
Everyday Health (New York, NY) -- Managing Editor Elizabeth Howton is no longer with this health magazine. Until further notice, Executive Editor Rose Pike (email@example.com) is handling both roles.
PC Magazine Online (New York, NY) -- Meredith Popolo (Meredith_Popolo@pcmag.com) has been hired by PCMag.com as an Assistant Editor. She will be working in the features department. She can be found on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/mgpopolo.
Parents (New York, NY) -- Assistant Editor Cheryl Lock is no longer with this parenting publication. A replacement has not been hired. The magazine has a Twitter account at http://www.twitter.com/parentsmagazine.
Glamour (New York, NY) -- Holly Siegel (Holly_Siegel@condenast.com) joins the magazine as Senior Beauty Editor. She was previously Beauty Director at Nylon.
Lucky (New York, NY) -- The magazine welcomes Lauren Sherman (firstname.lastname@example.org) as Executive Digital Editor. Previously, she was Executive Editor at Fashionista. Amy Elliot (email@example.com) is the new Senior Editor of special sections. She had been Executive Editor at Brides Local and Brides.com.
Town & Country (New York, NY) -- Kevin Conley (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Arts Editor at T&C. He was a Freelance Arts Editor there. Sophie Pera (email@example.com) also joins as Fashion Market Editor. She previously held the position of Associate Editor at Vogue.
Shape Magazine (New York, NY) -- Melissa Goldstein (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins as Deputy Editor and Executive Beauty Director.
Hemispheres (Brooklyn, NY) -- Joe Keohan (email@example.com) was promoted from Executive Editor to Editor-in-Chief.
Redbook (New York, NY) - The magazine welcomes Margarita Bertsos (firstname.lastname@example.org) as Health Director, replacing Erin Hobday. Bertsos arrives from Glamour where she was Associate Editor.
Self (New York, NY) -- Erin Hobday (email@example.com) returns to the publication as Features and Projects Director.
WRKS-FM (New York, NY) -- Jay Dixon (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Program Director at this Urban Contemporary station. He was previously Program Director at WALR-FM in Atlanta.
Women's Wear Daily (New York, NY) -- Alexandra Steigrad (email@example.com) has changed roles to Accessories News Editor and Reporter. She had been Financial Reporter there.
US Weekly (New York, NY) -- Congratulations to Lisa Broock (lisa.broock@usweekly) who was promoted to Managing Editor. She was previously Senior Editor at this entertainment magazine.
Women's Health (New York, NY) -- Managing Editor Scott White has left the magazine.
New York Magazine (New York, NY) -- Joe Coscarelli (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins as Assistant Editor.
O, The Oprah Magazine (New York, NY) -- The publication has promoted Abbe Wright (email@example.com) to Assistant Editor, Books. Charlotte Coleman (firstname.lastname@example.org) was also promoted to Accessories Assistant Editor.
Travel + Leisure (New York, NY) -- Brooke Porter (email@example.com) joins the travel magazine as Associate Editor.
Bridal Guide (New York, NY) -- Mary Clarke (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Executive Editor.
Allure (New York, NY ) -- The magazine welcomes Anne-Marie Guarnieri (email@example.com) as the new Senior Beauty Editor.
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The Washington Post (Washington, DC) -- Rachel Dry (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been promoted to Deputy Outlook Editor.
National Journal (Washington, DC) -- Nicole Duran has been named Editorial Director of National Journal Daily. Margot Sanger-Katz is the new Healthcare Reporter and Nancy Cook (email@example.com) takes over the Tax & Budget reporting role.
Associated Press - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC) -- Michele Salcedo (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the team to become the Political Desk Editor.
U.S. News & World Report (Washington, DC) Ex-USA Today Medical Reporter Steve Sternberg (email@example.com) joins the team as the Deputy Health Rankings Editor.
Roll Call (Washington, DC) -- Daniel Newhauser (firstname.lastname@example.org) was promoted from the Campus beat to the House beat. And Jason Barrett is the new Deputy Editor (email@example.com).
Bloomberg News - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC) -- Former Roll Call Reporter Carol Eisenberg joins on as a Government Reporter.
Thomson Reuters - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC) -- Blake Morrison switches from USA Today to Thomson Reuters to become their Investigations Editor.
WIP-AM/WIP-FM (Philadelphia, PA) -- Longtime Sports Host Howard Eskin is leaving his drive-time show to pursue other opportunities. The so-called "King of Sportstalk Radio" still tweets here: https://twitter.com/#!/howardeskin. Joining the team is Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia talk show host Michael Barkann who will team with Eskin's partner ex-Philadelphia Eagle Ike Reese in a midday slot.
The Washington DC Examiner (Washington, DC) -- Liz Farmer (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new City Hall Reporter.
WTNT-AM (Washington, DC) -- Talk Show Host Andy Parks returns to helm the 3:00-7:00 p.m. shift at this talk show station.
Associated Press - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC) -- Former Politico Congressional Reporter Kasie Hunt (email@example.com) joins the team as a Political Reporter.
WVVA-TV (Bluefield, WV) -- Meredith Laine (mlaine@Wvva.com) is a new Reporter and Lauren Pozen (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Morning News Anchor.
The Chronicle of Education (Washington,DC) -- Jeff Selingo (email@example.com) has been promoted from Editor to Editorial Director and replacing him as Editor will be Chronicle Review Editor Liz McMillen (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Risk & Insurance Magazine (Horsham, PA) -- Jared Shelly (email@example.com) switches from Reporter at sister publication Human Resource Executive Magazine to be the Web Content/Senior Editor for R&I.
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WEQX-FM (Albany, NY) -- This modern rock station, whose coverage area includes Manchester, VT, has hired David Virr. Virr, who goes by "Duncan" is Production Director/Afternoon DJ. Former Production Director Jeff Morad (firstname.lastname@example.org) is now Music Director/Morning DJ. Finally, Amber Miller (email@example.com) remains Program Director but gives up her Hosting duties.
WCVB-TV (Needham, MA) -- The station welcomes Michele McPhee (firstname.lastname@example.org) as a Reporter for the station. McPhee is also a Host at WRKO-AM. She can be heard weekdays from 1:00 -3:00 p.m.
WHDH-TV (Boston, MA) -- Anchor/Reporter Michele Relerford left the station.
WFNX-FM (Lynn, MA) -- David "Duncan" Virr (email@example.com) left the station to join WEQX-FM in Manchester, VT where he hosts the afternoon slot.
WXKS-AM (Medford, MA) -- Former WTKK-FM Host Jay Severin (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the station as an Afternoon Host.
WTKK-FM (Boston, MA) -- Michael Graham (email@example.com) can now be heard on the afternoon time slot. The position was previously held by Jay Severin who was let go in April.
WRXL-FM (Richmond, MA) -- Dustin Matthews (DustinMatthews@clearchannel.com) has been named Program Director for the station.
WBMX-FM/WZLX-FM/WODS-FM (Boston, MA) -- Tim Staskiewicz (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Online Content Editor for this CBS radio cluster.
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The Tennessean (Nashville, NY) -- A number of personnel have been laid off by the paper: Politics Editor Clint Brewer; City Editor Jerry Manley; Niche Content Editor Ellen Margulies; City Reporter Chris Echegaray; County News Reporter Debi Highland; Community News Reporter Lea Ann Overstreet Allen; Features Writer Nicole Keiper; Columnist Jenny Upchurch; and Sports Reporters Joe Biddle and Bryan Mullen. Another change: Linda Zettler (email@example.com) is now overseeing Metromix Nashville in place of Editor Heather Byrd, who was let go.
The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) -- Business Columnist Ron Stodghill has left the paper. He was hired by the paper in December 2009. Prior to that he served as Editorial Director at Charlotte Magazine.
WIS-TV (Columbia, SC) -- Rashida Jones (RJones@wistv.com) has replaced Brad Neuhoff as News Director at this NBC affiliate. She arrives from The Weather Channel.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal (Daytona Beach, FL) -- Education Reporter Kelly Cuculiansky is no longer on staff.
Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL) -- Reporter David Hunt has left the paper. A replacement has not been named. The Times-Union appears on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/jaxdotcom.
WXIA-TV (Atlanta, GA) -- Long-time Anchor Jill Becker has retired from television.
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Detroit News (Detroit, MI) -- Joanna Firestone (firstname.lastname@example.org) now serves as Business Editor at the daily. Firestone previously served as Automotive Editor. She replaces Susan Carney, who recently left the paper. Firestone will supervise the coverage of business topics including automotive, energy, technology, and real estate. You may follow The Detroit News on Twitter at @detnews.
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL) -- Business Editor Lorna Lim Wong has left her position at the daily. She has served as Associate Business Editor and News Editor at the paper. No replacement has been named. Healthcare Reporter Bruce Jaspen has also left the paper. Jaspen covered the business side of healthcare including HMOs, hospitals, insurance, malpractice issues and medical and pharmaceutical companies. You may follow health news for The Chicago Tribune on Twitter at @ChiTribHealth.
Modern Healthcare (Chicago, IL) -- Ashok Selvam (email@example.com) has joined the trade magazine as Reporter. He most recently served as News Reporter and local News Columnist for The Daily Herald. You may follow Modern Healthcare on Twitter at @MHresearch, and Selvam can be found at @MH_aselvam.
WXYZ-TV (Detroit, MI) -- Malcolm Maddox has been named Reporter/Anchor for the weekend newscast at the Detroit ABC Television Network affiliate. Maddox was previously a Reporter/Anchor at WKEF-TV in Dayton, Ohio.
Northwest Herald (Chicago, IL) -- Style Editor Jana Thompson is no longer with the publication. Her replacement is Valerie Katzenstein (firstname.lastname@example.org), who was promoted from Copy Editor. You may follow The Northwest Herald on Twitter at @nwherald.
Chicago Parent (Chicago, IL) -- Web Editor Liz Hoffman has left her post at the magazine. A replacement has not been named. You may follow Chicago Parent on Twitter at @ChicagoParent.
American Printer and Paper, Film & Foil Converter (Chicago, IL) -- Penton Media has discontinued publication of two longstanding print industry monthlies. American Printer covered the printing and lithographic industry. Paper, Film & Foil Converter focused on converting and package printing. The American Printer was launched in 1883 as the Inland Printer. Paper, Film & Foil Converter was launched in 1927 as The Envelope Industry.
Roseville Independent (Roseville, IL) -- Nathan Woodside has joined the paper as Editor. Woodside replaces Phil Gerding, who passed away. Gerding served 64 years at the paper. Woodside most recently served as a Reporter at the McDonough County Voice in Macomb, Illinois.
WLS-AM (Chicago, IL) -- Reporter Mary Frances Bragiel moves to the talk station as evening Anchor and afternoon Reporter. She most recently served as Reporter for News/Talk simulcast stations WBBM-AM and WCFS-FM in Chicago. She replaces Dave Stewart, who now anchors the midday newscasts for the station.
Wausau Daily Herald (Wausau, WI) -- Managing Editor Mark Treinen has been promoted to Editor of the daily publication. You may reach Treinen at email@example.com.
WSAW-TV (Wausau, WI) -- Mikel Lauber (firstname.lastname@example.org)has been promoted to News Director at the CBS affiliate. He currently anchors the evening newscasts. Lauber replaces Susan Ramsett, who left the station earlier this year.
The Leader & Kalkaskian (Traverse City, MI) -- Bryce Martin (email@example.com) has joined the paper as Editor. Martin replaces Chris Tredway, who resigned. He previously served as a Freelancer for the Midland Daily News in Michigan.
WKRC-TV (Cincinnati, OH) -- Curtis Jackson has joined as the new evening Co-Anchor for the CBS affiliate. Jackson currently reports for WEWS-TV, the ABC affiliate in Cleveland.
Ebony (Chicago, IL) -- Kierna Mayo (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been named Editorial Director of Digital at the lifestyle magazine. Mayo had been Editorial Director at Tyra.com.
WFMJ-TV (Youngstown, OH) -- Leslie Barrett has joined as Co-Anchor for the NBC affiliate. Barrett comes from WTAP-TV in Parkersburg, WV where she served as Reporter and Weekend Anchor.
WFRV-TV (Green Bay, WI) -- Carmelyn Daley-Hinkens rejoins the CBS affiliate as News Director. She has served as Producer and Reporter for the station in the past. She has worked for WISC-TV in Madison where she ultimately moved up to News Director. She replaces Lee Hitter who left the station earlier this year.
WFIE-TV (Evansville, IN) -- Scott Galloway (email@example.com) has been promoted to News Director at this Raycom-owned NBC affiliate. Galloway has been the interim News Director since CJ Hoyt left last month for the same position with sister-Raycom station WTOL-TV in Toledo.
WKYC-TV (Cleveland, OH) -- Pamela Osborne (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the Cleveland NBC affiliate as a Reporter. Osbourne comes from WNWO-TV in Toledo.
WAOW-TV (Wausau, WI) -- Executive Producer John Laughrin moves to this Quincy Newspapers owned ABC affiliate as News Director from WLUK-TV in Green Bay. Laughrin replaces Kathy Reynolds who left earlier this year to become the News Director for WEYI-TV in Flint, Michigan.
WMAQ-TV (Chicago, IL) -- Michelle Relerford moves back to Chicago, where she joins the NBC owned station as a Reporter and fill-in Anchor. Relerford comes from WHDH-TV in Boston, where she served as a Reporter. Art Norman, who retired two years ago is returning to the station part-time. Norman returns with his segments, “Art Norman’s Chicago,” on the 5:00 p.m. newscasts twice a month. The segment will feature stories about local residents’ relationships with their communities.
WICD-TV (Champaign, IL) -- Matt Brickman is leaving the ABC affiliate for weekend morning weather Anchor at WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. Brickman was the morning and midday weather Anchor for the station.
WRTV-TV (Indianapolis, IN) -- Reporter Eboné Monet (email@example.com) has joined the station as a General Assignment Reporter. She most recently worked at KTHV-TV in Little Rock where she served in the same capacity.
WTOL-TV (Toledo, OH) -- Weekend Weather Anchor Mike Stone has left the CBS affiliate for WTVR-TV in Richmond. Stone joins the station as Weekend Meteorologist.
WLNS-TV (Lansing, MI) -- Reporter Greg Adaline (firstname.lastname@example.org) joins the station as Anchor. Adaline comes from KCTV-TV in Kansas City.
WDIV-TV (Detroit, MI) -- Reporter and fill-in Anchor Frank Holland is leaving the Detroit station and joining Chicago’s Tribune owned WGN-TV as the morning Co-Anchor. Holland will anchor alongside Erin McElroy. He will replace Tom Negovan, who was serving on an interim basis.
WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids, MI) -- Reporter Lisa LaPlante is leaving the Fox-affiliate.
LaPlante has chosen to leave the TV news business for a communications position with an area health department.
WLUC-TV (Marquette, MI) -- Bureau Reporter Ashley Palumbo has left this station to join WGME-TV in Portland, Maine as General Assignment Reporter.
WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee, WI) -- Lindsey Morone is joining the NBC affiliate as Executive Producer, Special Projects. Morone comes from NBC-affiliate WAVY-TV in Norfolk-Portsmouth, Virginia.
WGN-TV (Chicago, IL) -- Allison Payne, a veteran Anchor of the Tribune owned station is leaving. She has suffered from several health problems, including damage to her vocal cords. Executives at the CW affiliate agreed to a buyout of Payne’s contract. Payne anchors the midday newscast along with Steve Sanders.
WIND-AM (Chicago, IL) -- Steve Cochran has joined Salem Communications news/talk station as afternoon Host. The show will focus mainly on politics. Cochran is replacing the syndicated Michael Savage.
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KCNC-TV (Denver, CO) -- Weekend Morning Anchor/Reporter Evrod Cassimy joins the team after a stint at Richmond's WWBT-TV.. Evrod is on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/#!/evrodcassimy
KUSA-TV (Denver, CO) -- Producer Natalie Pallone joins the station and Reporter Jesse Horne has left KUSA. You can follow Natalie on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/nataliemp
Le Mars Daily Sentinel ( Le Mars, IA ) -- Reporter Joanne Glamm (email@example.com) takes a promotion to Editor. She replaces Magdalene Landegent, who is now Contributing Editor.
KSHB-TV (Kansas City, KS) – Reporter JiaoJiao Shen has joined the team.
Johnson County Sun (Overland Park, KS) -- Following 50 years of publishing, the Johnson county Sun has closed its doors. NPG Newspapers Inc. will lay off 20 reporters, editors and sales staff immediately to suspend publication operations.
WCCO-TV (Minneapolis, MN) -- Meteorologist Lauren Casey (firstname.lastname@example.org) comes aboard. She most recently served as Meteorologist at WINK-TV in Fort Meyers, Florida. Weather Anchor Matt Brickman (email@example.com) also joins; leaving WICD-TV (Champaign, IL). And finally, Executive Producer Matt Kummer has left.
Minnesota Public Radio (St. Paul, MN) -- Radio Host Gary Eichten will retire in January of 2012. He hosted the midday show since the 90s and started with the network back in the 60s.
The Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) -- Capitol Reporter Jim Ragsdale joins, arriving from the St. Paul Pioneer Press, where he served as Editorial Page Writer.
KSAX-TV (Alexandria, MN) -- Joel Lundstad is hired as News Director. He replaces Cristi Jessee, who took a position as News Director at KBAK-TV in Bakersfield, CA.
Morris Sun Tribune (Morris, MN) -- Former Intern Kim Ukura is hired as Editor. The previous Editor Tom Larson left the weekly to take the title of Sports Editor at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minnesota.
Savage Pacer (Prior Lake, MN) -- Editor Amy Lyon (firstname.lastname@example.org) is hired as Editor. She comes from the Lakeshore Weekly News, located in Wayzata, MN.
KMBC-TV (Kansas City, MO) -- Sports Director Johnny Kane is hired. He previously served as Sports Director for NBC, Fox and ABC network affiliates.
KOLN-TV/KGIN-TV (Lincoln, NE) -- Anchor Bonney Bowman (email@example.com) joins this CBS affiliate. She arrives from Joplin, Missouri, where she served as Anchor at KSNF-TV.
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WVUE-TV (New Orleans, LA) -- Fred Hickman joins the station as the new Sports Director. He comes from Fox Sports South in Atlanta. Hickman replaces John Henry Smith who has accepted a position with Comcast SportsNet Bay Area in San Francisco.
KVII-TV (Amarillo, TX) -- News Director Steve Pair is leaving the station. The local ABC affiliate is currently looking for his replacement.
KDFW-TV (Dallas, TX) -- Maria Barrs is leaving her position as News Director at the local FOX affiliate. She is moving to KXTV-TV in Sacramento to become the General Manager.
KVEO-TV (Brownsville, TX) -- Paul Alexander has taken over as News Director. Previously he was a Sports Anchor for numerous stations throughout the southwest.
KRIV-TV (Houston, TX) -- Don Teague (firstname.lastname@example.org) has joined the station as lead Anchor. Teague comes from CBS News where he was a Texas-based correspondent.
KXAS-TV -- General Assignments Reporter Kim Fischer is leaving the station to pursue other opportunities.
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Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA) -- After 32 years as a Sports Reporter for the LA Times, award-winning Reporter Mark Heisler has been laid off. Heisler covered pro basketball for the paper. Blogs Editor Tony Pierce and Assistant Travel Editor Jane Engle are also no longer with the paper. No replacements named.
KNBC-TV (Glendale, CA) -- President/General Manager Craig Robinson is leaving the station to become Chief Diversity Officer for all of NBC. Joining KNBC is former CNN Business Reporter Stephanie Elam as a Weekend Anchor/General Assignment Reporter. Follow Stephanie on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/#!/stephanieelam. Also joining is Antonio Castelan (email@example.com) from XETV-TV.
The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles, CA) -- THR has promoted Erik Pedersen to the second Managing Editor position that was vacated by Todd Cunningham. Contact Erik via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also joining THR is former Los Angeles Times Online Entertainment Editor, Patrick Day. Contact Day at email@example.com.
KNSD-TV (San Diego, CA) -- Danya Bacchus moves to the West Coast joining KNSD as a Reporter from WREG-TV in Memphis. Follow Danya on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/#!/DanyaNBCSD. Kate Glover has also joined the station as Morning Executive Producer. Kate was previously News Director for KMIR-TV in Palm Springs.
KBAK-TV (Bakersfield, CA) -- This CBS affiliate welcomes Christi Jessee as News Director for the station. Contact Christi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KFMB-TV (San Diego, CA) -- Pat Nevin is joining this CBS affiliate as General Manager. Nevin was previously the GM for KSAZ in Phoenix, AZ.
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Seattle Times (Seattle, WA) -- Janet Tu (email@example.com) is the new Microsoft Reporter/Blogger here. She replaces Sharon Pian Chan (firstname.lastname@example.org), who is now a Times Online Producer. Meanwhile, Arts and Entertainment Reporter Marian Liu has left.
Seattle PostGlobe (Seattle, WA) -- The PostGlobe is now posthumoust.
CNET(Online) -- CNET welcomes Laura Locke as a Senior Writer and Social Media Reporter. Follow Laura on Twitter at, https://twitter.com/@lauralockesf.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA) -- Environmental Reporter Kelly Zito has left the paper. Before the Chronicle she was with the Marin Independent Journal.
Fortune - San Francisco Bureau (San Francisco, CA) -- Former New York Times Reporter Miguel Helft (http://www.twitter.com/mhelft) has joined Fortune's San Francisco Bureau as a Senior Writer covering the technology beat.
KGW-TV (Portland, OR) -- Ex-KOIN-TV Reporter Amy Troy (email@example.com) will be joining the station to be an afternoon Anchor. Amy tweets here: https://twitter.com/#!/AmyTroy
KPLU-FM (Seattle, WA) -- Meteorologist Cliff Mass (firstname.lastname@example.org) provides weather analysis for the rainy Seattle region. He also tweets: https://twitter.com/#!/CliffMass
KOIN-TV (Portland, OR) -- Former KGW-TV Reporter/Anchor Amy Troy (email@example.com) has been hired by KOIN as a News Writer/Anchor. She can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/AmyTroy.
XLR8R (San Francisco, CA) -- Editor Ken Taylor has left this music magazine. XLR8R can be found on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/xlr8rmag.
Maximum Tech/Maximum PC (South San Francisco, CA) -- Group Editorial Director Jon Phillips has left Future US, Inc. in order to freelance. A replacement has not been named.
KXTV-TV (Sacramento, CA) -- Maria Barrs (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been hired as President/General Manager here. Her resume also includes stops at KDFW-TV and KCRA-TV.
KZBD-FM (Spokane, WA) -- Mike "DJ Kowax" McCauslin (email@example.com) is the new Afternoon DJ at this Top-40 station. His Facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/djkowax.
KTVB-TV (Boise, ID) -- Executive News Producer Kate Morris (firstname.lastname@example.org) replaces Jim Gilchriest as Executive News Director here. Morris is the recipient of three Edward R. Murrow awards.
KLEW-TV (Lewiston, ID) -- Veteran News Director Greg Meyer has left this CBS affiliate.
The Idaho Statesman (Boise, ID) -- Mike Jung (email@example.com) has been named President/Publisher for the paper. He previously worked for the Santa Cruz Sentinel.
KSBW-TV (Salinas, CA) -- Michelle Imperato joins this NBC affiliate as an Anchor from WLNY-TV in New York.
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Zona Digital (Internet) -- This new website covering digital media in arts was developed by UFRJ’s Contemporaneous Culture Advanced Program which is affiliated with Creative Commons (http://creativecommons.org). The editorial team is formed by Editorial Curator Heloisa Buarque de Hollanda; Executive Editor Cristiane Costa and Editors Will Vaz and Cibele Borba. You may email the editorial department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website at http://zonadigital.pacc.ufrj.br and follow it on Twitter at http://twitter.com/zonadigital1.
Jornal do Brasil (Internet) -- Marcelo Migliaccio and Fernanda Dannemann have left this online publication to work on personal projects. Check the newspaper’s site at http://www.jb.com.br. For more information you may reach the editorial department at email@example.com. You may also follow it on Twitter at http://twitter.com/jbonline.
Canal Rural (São Paulo, SP, Brazil) -- Editor and Reporter Andréa Godoy has left. Replacing her is Bruna Stefanelli and she may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website at http://www.canalrural.com.br and follow it on Twitter http://twitter.com/canalrural and Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RuralBR. For releases you may email email@example.com.
Veja São Paulo (São Paulo, SP, Brazil) -- After four years acting as Music Reporter Pedro Ivo Dubra has left the publication to dedicate his time to freelance work and studies. He may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nova Escola (São Paulo, SP, Brazil) -- Ricardo Falzetta is no longer the publication’s Website Editor. He accepted the challenge of being the new Editora Abril S.A.’s Website Manager for its Educational publications. He can still be reached at email@example.com. Replacing him is Rodrigo Ratier (firstname.lastname@example.org). Website Assistant Editor. Elisa Meirelles Reis moved to the print department. Fernanda Salla (email@example.com / http://br.linkedin.com/pub/fernanda-salla/13/734/5b2) replaces Reporter Bianca Bibiano. Visit the magazine’s website at http://www.novaescola.com.br. You may follow it on Twitter at http://twitter.com/nova_escola and on Orkut at http://www.orkut.com.br/Community?cmm=101063016&refresh=1.
Estadao.com.br (São Paulo, SP, Brazil) -- Two two years after she left the publication, Cláudia Ribeiro (firstname.lastname@example.org) is back to Estadão as Economy & Business Website Editor. She replaces João Fábio Caminoto (email@example.com / http://twitter.com/caminoto) who was promoted to Agência Estado’s Executive Director.
Poder (São Paulo, SP, Brazil) -- Jan Theophilo has accepted the position of Executive Editor at this publication. He may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the magazine’s website at http://revistapoder.uol.com.br.
Carro Hoje (São Paulo, SP, Brazil) -- Motorpress Brasil launched on Saturday, August 27, the first weekly automobile publication in Brazil, aiming on a circulation of 100.000.
Isabel Reis is Motorpress Brasil Editorial Director and Vice-President. She may be emailed at email@example.com. Mário Sérgio Venditti (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the magazine’s Editorial Director and João Anacleto (email@example.com) Executive Editor. Visit Carro Hoje’s website at http://www.revistacarrohoje.com.br and follow it on Twitter at http://twitter.com/carroonline.