Beyond PR

Nov 25, 2013

MEDIA News: New York Times, Telemundo, Fortune Magazine

Below is a sampling of recent media moves and news compiled by PR Newswire’s Audience Research Department.

 The New York Times (New York, NY): Reporter Elizabeth A. Harris (@liz_a_harris) is now on the Retail beat at the paper. In addition, Business Reporter Danielle Ivory (@danielle_ivory) has joined the paper covering the Public Sector.

 Telemundo (Hialeah, FL): Manuel Martinez is now the President in charge of the 16 Telemundo (@Telemundo) affiliates.

 Los Angeles News Group (Los Angeles, CA): Parent company, LANG has moved all 9 local newspapers behind a subscription pay wall. LANG newspapers include Los Angeles Daily News (@ladailynews), Daily Breeze (@DailyBreezeNews), Pasadena Star-News (@PasStarNews), Whittier Daily News (@WhittierNews), San Gabriel Valley Tribune (@SGVTribune), San Bernardino Sun (@sbsun), Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (@ivdailybulletin) and Redlands Daily Facts (@RedlandsNews).

 Health (Birmingham, AL): Amelia Harnish (@amelia_faith) has been hired as an Assistant Editor at Health (@goodhealth).

Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): President and COO Kathy Thompson is stepping down to pursue other endeavors.

 Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, IN): Michael Anthony Adams (@MichaelAdams317) has joined as Arts Reporter covering theater, performing arts and music at the daily (@indystar).

 Greenhouse Management (Cleveland, OH): Joe Jancsurak (@JoeJancsurak) is the new Editor at this garden indsutry publication (@GreenhouseMag).

 W Magazine (New York, NY): Sarah Zendejas (@sarahzendejas)( has joined the magazine as Fashion Assistant.

 Fortune Magazine (New York, NY): Jen Wieczner (@jenwieczner) has joined Fortune (@FortuneMagazine) and will cover investments and healthcare.

 Conde Nast Traveler (New York, NY): Hanya Yanagihara is the new Executive Editor @CNTraveler.

 Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Journalist Julia Bainbridge (@JuliaBainbridge) has joined Yahoo! Shine (@YahooShine) as a Food Editor.

 Newsweek (@Newsweek): Tracey Harrington McCoy (@TraceyHMcCoy)  joins Newsweek as a Contributing Writer.

 Buzzfeed (@Buzzfeed): Isaac Fitzgerald (@IsaacFitzgerald) is the new Books Editor.

 Fast Company (@FastCompany): Rebecca Greenfield (@RZGreenfield)  ( has started at Fast Company as a Staff Writer. (@SmartPlanet): Laura Shin (@LauraShin) has been promoted to Features Editor.

 People Magazine (New York, NY): People Magazine has hired Erin Clements (@Erin_J_Clements) as the Online Editor.

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL): Reporter Wailin Wong (@VelocityWong) is leaving the daily (@chicagotribune) where she covers consumer technology.

 Edible PHILLY (Philadelphia, PA): Joy Manning (@JoyManning) is the Editor of this new Philadelphia culinary magazine (@EdiblePhilly).

Bloomberg News – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Reporter Elliot Blair Smith, Congressional Reporter Tim Homan, Executive Editor Rich Jaroslovsky, Book Editor Laurie Muchnick are among those who have been let go.

 KDEN-TV (Denver, CO): Pedro Calderon Michel (@PedroCalderonMi) is the new News Director.

 Los Angeles Confidential (Los Angeles, CA): Erin Magner ( is the new Deputy Editor.

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