MEDIAware: Issue - November 3, 2014
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The Chicago Defender (Chicago, IL): Journalist/Editor Kai El' Zabar will become the first ever woman Executive Editor at The Chicago Defender.
Quartz (New York, NY): S. Mitra Kalita (@mitrakalita) has been promoted to Executive Editor-at-Large at Quartz. In addition, Lauren Brown (@laurenalixb) has been promoted to Special Projects Editor and joining the publication is Paul Smalera (@smalera) who will serve as Ideas Editor beginning November 5th.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): David Gregory (@DavidGregory) will host alongside Global Anchor Katie Couric during an online politics special regarding the midterm elections.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): Alia Wong (@aliaemily) joins The Atlantic as an Associate Reporter.
L.A. Weekly (Culver City, CA): Jill Stewart has been named Acting Editor for LA Weekly until a permanent editor is hired.
Woman's Day (New York, NY): Sara Lyle is moving on from Woman's Day. She will continue to freelance.
The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA): Tablet Enterprise Editor Katrice Hardy has been promoted to Managing Editor at The Virginian-Pilot.
The Weather Channel (Atlanta, GA): Senior Executive Producer Scott Warren has moved on from TWC.
Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX): Monica Rohr (@monicarhor) will be returning as an Enterprise & Investigation Reporter to the Houston Chronicle this November.
The Tennessean (Nashville, TN): Reporter Michael Cass has moved on from The Tennessean to become a speechwriter for the Nashville Mayor. And Reporter Brian Haas has also taken a new gig as Public Information Officer at the Nashville Fire Department.
The Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX): Hunter Hauk (@HausOfHunter) has been named Pop Music Critic at The Dallas Morning News. He will start December 1st.
The Associated Press - Louisville Bureau (Louisville, KY): Former San Antonio Express-News Columnist Scott Stroud joins the Associated Press as News Editor for the Kentucky and Tennessee bureaus.
The Pitchfork Review (Chicago, IL): Jessica Hopper (@jesshopp) is the new Senior Editor at The Pitchfork Review. And Brandon Stosuy (@brandonstosuy) has been promoted to Managing Editor of Pitchfork and Pitchfork Review.
Call & Post (Cleveland, OH): Publisher and Editor of the Call & Post Constance “Connie” Harper has sadly passed away.
Marlin Magazine (Winter Park, FL): Andrew Cox has started at Marlin Magazine as the new Senior Editor.
Star Beacon (Ashtabula, OH): Matt Hutton is the new Editor of the Star Beacon after a stint at the Chronicle-Tribune in Marion, Indiana where he served as Managing Editor.
Le Mars Daily Sentinel (Le Mars, IA):Sports Reporter Austin Harrington has been promoted to Sports Editor at the Le Mars Daily Sentinel.
WCTI-TV (Greenville, NC): We are sorry to hear of the unexpected passing of Chief Meteorologist Skip Waters. He had been with the WCTI-TV since 1982.
WLTZ-TV (Columbus, GA): Andrea Clenney has been named News Director at this NBC affiliate -- WLTZ-TV and starts on December 2nd.
WAMZ-FM (Louisville, KY): Michael Jordan is set to join this country station as Program Director, replacing Coyote Calhoun (@wamz1) who is stepping down from the position at the end of 2014. Jordan will continue to serve as Operations Manager for the iHeartMedia Lexington cluster and Program Director of WBUL-FM (@981THEBULL).
WUSA-TV (Washington, DC): Former WJLA-TV/Newschannel 8 General Manager Bill Lord is now the News Director at WUSA-TV.
WBRB-FM (Mount Clare, WV): Johnny Clements is the new Operations Manager at "The Bear".
WTXF-TV (Philadelphia, PA): Former KYW-TV Traffic Reporter Bob Kelly (@bobkellytraffic) joins the Good Day Philadelphia team as their Traffic Reporter.
News 12 Connecticut (Norwalk, CT): After 25 years, Meteorologist Paul Piorek (@news12ctpaul) retires.
WTIC-TV (Hartford, CT): Congratulations to Audrey Kuchen (@audreykuchen) on her promotion from Weekend Evening Anchor to Weekday Evening Anchor. She has been with WTIC-TV since 2010.
WDIV-TV (Detroit, MI): Kimberly Gill (@KimberlyGill) has joined on as a Reporter and Fill-In Anchor.
WOCQ-FM (Salisbury, MD): Morning Show Hosts Bill Baker & Jessica Martinez have left WOCQ-FM.
WLXV-FM (Cadillac, MI): Chris Nicholas is the new Morning Show Host/Program Director at WLXV-FM.
KKSF-AM (San Francisco, CA): Ed Baxter is the new Midday Host at Talk 910.
WNKS-FM (Charlotte, NC): Midday DJ Kelly Meyers has moved on from WNKS-FM.
WSTR-FM (Atlanta, GA): Donny Michaels is the new Night DJ at this Lincoln Financial Media station -- STAR94. He arrives from Upstate New York.
KOSI-FM (Denver, CO): Jonathan Wilde has been named the new Morning Drive Host at this rock station.
KOZZ-FM (Reno, NV): Jace Edward has been named Morning Host beginning November 10th.