PR Newswire's Media Moves: Issue - February 16, 2015
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Politico (Arlington, VA): NPR Political Editor/Reporter Charles Mahtesian (@charlieNPR) rejoins @politico to cover the 2016 Presidential race. And former Washingtonian Fashion Editor Kate Glassman Bennett (@KateBennett_DC) is now a Political Gossip Columnist.
Guardian US - Washington Bureau(Washington, DC): Ben Jacobs (@bencjacobs) and Sabrina Siddiqui (@SabrinaSiddiqui) are the two new Political Reporters @GuardianUS.
The Hill(Washington, DC): Elliott Smilowitz (@SmiloTweets)is the new Web Editor. Health Reporter Elise Viebeck (@eliseviebeck) takes on the Cybersecurity beat and Peter Sullivan (@PeterSullivan4) takes over her Health beat. Ben Kamisar (@bkamisar) is the new Briefing Room Reporter.
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN): Assistant Managing Editor Thom Kupper (@thomkupper) has been promoted to Business Editor @StarTribune.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): White House Correspondent Juliet Eilperin (@eilperin) has been promoted to White House Bureau Chief.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA): Jess McCuan (@jessdujour) is headed West as she joins @SFchronicle as Assistant Business Editor from the Asheville Citizen-Times.
U-T San Diego (San Diego, CA): Congrats to Lora Cicalo on being named Managing Editor of U-T San Diego (@UTsandiego).
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Russ Parsons (@russ_parsons1) steps down as Food Editor, but remains a Columnist for the section @latimes. And Amy Scattergood (@amyscattergood) takes over as Editor.
Vox (New York, NY): Former The Hill Web Editor Rachel Huggins (@HugginsRachel) is the new Web Editor @voxdotcom.
Crain's Chicago Business (Chicago, IL): Washington Bureau Chief Paul Merrion is moving on from @CrainsChicago.
The Detroit News (Detroit, MI): Local News Reporter Steve Pardo (@stevepardo_DN) is the new Food Editor @detroitnews.
CNN Health, Medical & Wellness Unit (Atlanta, GA): David Allan has been named Editorial Director at the Health, Medical & Wellness Unit @cnnhealth
CNNMoney.com (New York, NY): Hope King (@lisahopeking) has been hired as Technology Reporter @cnnmoney. She arrives from Business Insider.
CNN Digital (Atlanta, GA): Melisa Goh is now Senior Homepage Editor @CNN. Goh was previously with NPR as Weekend Online Editor.
Refinery29 (@Refinery29): Elettra Wiedemann (@Elettraw) is the new Executive Food Editor.
The Information (@TheInformation): Starting in March, Reed Albergotti (@ReedAlbergotti) will be a new Staff Writer.
Greatist (@Greatist): Locke Hughes (@LockeVictoria) is now the Senior Editor.
Lucky (New York, NY): Jean Godfrey-June (@JeanGodfreyJune) has been named Editor-at-Large @LuckyMagazine. Noelle Sciacca (@Nono_Noelle) has been promoted to Market Editor.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Jim Windolf (@jimwindolf) has joined @nytimes as Editor of the Men’s Style section. Also, we are sorry to report that famous Media Critic and New York Times Columnist, David Carr, has sadly passed away.
Bloomberg Markets (New York, NY): Dashiell Bennett has been named News Editor @markets.
People Magazine (New York, NY): Dan Wakeford (@danwakeford) has joined @peoplemag as Deputy Editor.
MLB Network (Secaucus, NJ): Former Fox Sports Kansas City Baseball Reporter Jeffrey Flanagan (@jflanagank) has moved on from the network to join @mlb, where he is covering the Kansas City Royals.
Kansas City Star (Kansas City, MO): Energy Reporter Steve Everly and Art Critic Alice Thorson have moved on from the paper (@KCStar).
Azteca America (New York,NY): Roberto Ruiz (@roberto_ruizg) has been named Anchor of Azteca America's (@tvaztecaoficial) newscast.
KBGG-AM (Urbandale, IA): Marty Tirrell (@martytirrell) and Ken Miller (@DSMSportsKen) have joined @1700thechamp as Afternoon Drive Hosts. The pair is taking over for Larry Cotlar and Jason Highly, who left the station last month.
WPAT-FM Amor 93.1 (New York, NY): Luis Jimenez (@elshowdeluis) will be back on the air from 6-10 AM on @AMOR931FM.
Telemundo - KDEN-TV (Denver, CO): KDEN-TV (@telemundodenver) has hired Pamela Padilla as a Multimedia Journalist from Telemundo Dallas where she worked as Web Editor.
WBAL-FM (Baltimore, MD): Scott Masteller (@ScottMasteller) has been added as Program Director @wbalradio effective February 19.
WJBK-TV (Detroit, MI): Megan Spencer has joined the evening weekend newscast alongside Ron Savage @FOX2News.
WTSP-TV (Tampa, FL): Mark Rivera (@markriv) has been promoted to Weekend Anchor and Reporter @WTSP10News.
Central Florida News 13 (Orlando, FL): Christina Jensen (@ChrisJensenNews) has joined @MyNews13 as a General Assignment Reporter. And Meteorologist Dave Cocchiarella (@DaveCocchiarell) has moved on.
WLS-FM (Chicago, IL): Legendary radio personality and National Radio Hall of Fame inductee, Dick Biondi, is returning to @947wlsfm after recovering from health problems last October.
WKYC-TV (Cleveland, Ohio): KHOU-TV's Andrew Horansky (@KHOUAndrewH) will be joining NBC affiliate WKYC-TV (@wkyc) in April as a Multimedia Journalist.
WALB-TV (Albany, GA): Bari Soash is the new News Content Director @WALBNews10. She arrives from WTOL-TV in Toledo.
WMBF-TV (Myrtle Beach, SC): Ashley Talley (email@example.com) is the new News Content Director @wmbfnews. She arrives from WCTI-TV in N.C.
WSB-TV (Atlanta, GA): Freelance Reporter Steve Gehlbach has been promoted to full-time @WSBTVNewsdesk.
WNEM-TV (Saginaw, MI): Reporter Nick Lulli (@nicklulli) is signing on @WNEMTV5news.
KYLD-FM (San Francisco, CA): Gabby Diaz (@itsgabbydiaz_) is the new Evening Host @wild949.
KCBS-AM (San Francisco, CA): News & Programming Director Ed Cavagnaro has announced his plans to retire in April from @kcbsnews.
KEYE-TV (Austin, TX): We Are Austin Hosts, Chris Saldana (@ChrisSaldana) and Allison Miller (@Millerbars), will be the new “KEYE-TV (@keyetv) Morning News” Anchors starting February 16th. Replacing them as Hosts for We Are Austin (@weareaustin) are Jordan Steele (@TVsJordanSteele) and Taylor Ellison (@TaylorEllison).
WOAI-TV (San Antonio, TX): KXRM-TV’s Kristyn Leon (@Kristyn_leon) will be joining WOAI-TV (@News4SA) as a Weekend Anchor in March. KABB-TV’s Anchor/Reporter Robert Price (@RobertPriceTV) will also be taking on Weekend News Co-Anchor duties at the station.
WTTV-TV (Indianapolis, IN): Matt Smith (@mattsmith_news) is joining @CBS4Indy as a Weekend Anchor and Reporter. He comes from WBAY-TV in Green Bay.
KCBD-TV (Lubbock, TX): KNXV-TV Executive Producer Erik Breon (@ErikBreon) has been announced as the @KCBD11 News Director starting February 23rd.
KUT-FM (Austin, TX): "Texas Standard" (@TexasStandard) is a new daily news program @KUT hosted by David Brown (@DavidBrownKUT), who is also the show’s Managing Editor.