PR Newswire's Media Moves: Issue - February 9, 2015
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Money (New York, NY): Executive Editor Diane Harris (@dianeharris) has been promoted to Editor. She will be @MONEY’s first female Editor. Senior Editor-at-Large Ellen Stark (@ellenstark) has been promoted to Executive Editor.
Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN): Long-time Managing Editor Duchesne Drew (@DPDREW) is moving on from the @StarTribune to join the Bush Foundation. Also, Senior Business Editor Thom Kupper (@thomkupper) has been promoted to Assistant Managing Editor.
Bon Appetit (New York, NY): Julia Kramer (@juliakramer) has been promoted to Senior Editor. In addition, Amiel Stanek has been promoted to Assistant Editor @bonappetit.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Former @Vulture Editorial Director, Gilbert Cruz (@gilbertcruz), joins @nytimes as TV Editor.
People Magazine (New York, NY): Will Lee (@willlee) has been named Digital Editorial Director @peoplemag.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Amy Argetsinger (@AmyArgetsinger) is now the Features Assignment Editor @washingtonpost.
Nextgov (Washington, DC)): Former Washington Post Reporter Mohana Ravindranath (@ravindranize) is a new Staff Writer @nextgov.
National Journal (Washington, DC): Former New Republic Reporter John Judis (@JohnBJudis) signs on as a Reporter @nationaljournal.
More Magazine (New York, NY): Former NBC Political Editor Betsy Fischer Martin (@BFischerMartin) joins on as a Washington Contributor @moremagazine.
Wired (San Francisco, CA): Robert Capps (@RobCapps) has been promoted to Head of Editorial and Mark Robinson (@MarkRobSF) has been promoted to Executive Editor. And David Pierce (@PierceDavid) will soon be a Senior Writer at the outlet.
New Beauty (Boca Raton, FL): Carolyn Hsu (@Carolyn_Hsu) is the new Digital Managing Editor @newbeauty.
TechTarget.com (@TechTarget): Kristin Knapp (@KKnapp86) is now at the outlet as a Site Editor.
Gizmodo (@Gizmodo)(email@example.com): Annalee Newitz (@AnnaLeen) is now the Editor-in-Chief.
io9 (@io9)(firstname.lastname@example.org): Managing Editor Charlie Jane Anders (@CharlieJane) is now the Editor-in-Chief.
Quartz (New York, NY): Jennifer Chang (@jenzchang) is now Deputy Growth Editor. And Anne Quito (@AnneQuito) is now a Design Reporter and Editor.
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): Henry Goldblatt (@HenryGoldblatt) has been named Editor @EW.
Marie Claire (New York, NY): Kenny Thapoung (@KTpoung) has joined @marieclaire as a Social Media Editor.
Cosmopolitan (New York, NY): Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks (@fuggirls), founders of a popular fashion blog, have joined @Cosmopolitan as Contributing Editors.
Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, VT): Executive Editor Tom D’Errico (@Tom_DErrico) has been promoted to Content Marketing Managing for parent company, New England Newspapers Inc. In addition, Michelle Karas (@MichelleKarasVT) was named the Managing Editor @BrattReformer. She will add these duties to her current role as Managing Editor of the Bennington Banner.
Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, NV): Johanna Huybers (@JohannaHuybers) has been announced as Sports Editor covering college preps @rgj.
Las Vegas Review-Journal (Las Vegas, NV): Assistant Editor Lisa Valentine has been promoted to Editor @reviewjournal .
The Janesville Gazette (Janesville, WI): Sid Schwartz (@SidSchwartz) will be promoted to Editor @gazettextra in mid-March. He is replacing Scott Angus who is retiring after 36 years with the publication.
KGO-AM (San Francisco, CA): Kevin "DreX" Buchar (@planetdrex) is the new Evening Host @kgoradio.
KNSD-TV (San Diego, CA): Retired KGTV Investigative Producer J.W. August (@jw_august) is back @nbcsandiego as an Investigative Reporter.
KSBW-TV (Salinas, CA): Lee Solomon (@LeeSolomon777) is set to replace Meteorologist Jim Vanderzwaan who will retire in May from @ksbw.
KCRW-FM (Santa Monica, CA): Matt Miller is moving on from Host/Moderator of the popular program Left, Right and Center airing weekly @KCRW.
WRAL-FM (Raleigh, NC): Former WSTR-FM Atlanta Morning Producer Casey Tate has been hired in the same position @mix1015wralfm. Also, Katie Phillips has been promoted to General Manager. She replaces Ardie Gregory, who retired.
WBTW-TV (Myrtle Beach, SC): Media General has hired James Hopkins as its Meteorologist @wbtwnews13.
WCTI-TV (New Bern, NC): Donnie Cox is the new Chief Meteorologist at this ABC affiliate (@wcti12). He arrives from WCYB-TV in Virginia. He succeeds Skip Waters, who passed away suddenly in October.
WDJQ-FM (Canton, OH): Adam Schraf (@AdamOnQ92) will be the new Host of the Afternoon Show @Q92.
WGCI-FM (Chicago, IL): WGCI-FM (@WGCI) has hired Kendra G (@KENDRAGMEDIA) and Kyle Santillian (@Santillian) as Morning Show Hosts. They will be joining established Morning Show Host Leon Rogers.
WCMH-TV (Columbus, OH): David Ciliberti has been named News Director at WCHM-TV (@nbc4i), an NBC affiliate covering the Columbus area. He comes from WTEN and WXXA.
WEVV-TV (Evansville, IN): WEVV-TV (@WEVV) has named Warren Korff (@WarrenKorffWTVW) as its News Director. He has more than 30 years of experience in the industry.
KTVI-TV (St. Louis, MO): Long-time Evening Anchor Tom O’Neal has announced his plans to retire from the station (@FOX2now) in July. He's been with the station since 1990. WXYZ-TV's Vic Faust (@victorjfaust) has been named as O’Neal’s replacement and will start in April as a Reporter.
KOIL-AM (Omaha, NE): Bob Bruce (@bbreon1290koil) has been brought on as an Afternoon Host at this news talk station (@1290KOIL). He has spent the past 12 years hosting afternoon drive on WMT-AM in Cedar Rapids, IA.
Azteca America (New York, NY): Roberto Ruiz (@roberto_ruizg) has been named Anchor of Azteca America's (@tvaztecaoficial) newscast.
Telemundo - KTAZ-TV 39 (Phoenix, AZ): Rebeka Diaz has joined Telemundo Arizona (@TelemundoAZ) as Co-Anchor.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, CT): Later this month, Reporter Leslie Mayes (@LeslieMayesTV) will join WVIT-TV. She has spent the past nine years reporting for Time Warner Cable News in Charlotte, NC.
KASW-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Denise McManus (@DreamBigDenise) has been named Vice President/General Manager @azfamily.
KVRR-TV (Fargo, ND): Weekday Co-Anchor Candace Thornberg (@Candace_KVRR) has moved on from @KVRRTV to spend more time with her family.
WFTV-TV (Orlando, FL): Vanessa Echols (@VEcholsWFTV) has moved to Afternoon Anchor @WFTV. She previously held the morning anchor spot for 17 years.
WELE-AM (Daytona Beach, FL): The Daytona Beach station has named Larry Steele (@LarrySteeleWTMP) Operations Manager.
Radio One (Detroit, MI): Operations Manager & Program Director Armando Rivera (@LuisArmandoRivera) has moved on from Radio One Detroit.
WOTW-FM (Orlando, FL): The WOLF Orlando (@TheWolf1031) taps CJ to host an evening show. And Elise Rossi has also joined the station as an Afternoon Host.
KTRK-TV (Houston, TX): Long-time KTRK-TV (@abc13houston) Anchor/Reporter Don Nelson (@DonTraffic) has announced his retirement. His last day will be February 27th.
KARK-TV (Little Rock, AR): D.J. Williams (@dj45williams) has joined @KARK4News as a Morning Co-Host.
KLRT-TV (Little Rock, AR): Melissa Dunbar Gates (@MDunbarGates) has joined @FOX16News as a Reporter.
WOAI-TV (San Antonio, TX): Reporter Randy Escamilla (@randyescamilla) will be leaving @News4SA at the end of the month to take a job as a Community Relations Coordinator with the Southside Independent School District in San Antonio, TX.