MEDIAware: Issue - September 29, 2014

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    Politico (Arlington, VA): Politico Magazine Editor Susan Glasser (@sbg1) has been promoted to Editor @politico.

    The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, IN): Sports Reporter Mike Chappell (@mchappell51) has left @indystar to join WRTV-TV (@rtv6). Also, Digital Developer and Graphic Artist Amy Haneline (@AmyBHaneline) will cover beverages for the daily, including local beer, wine and coffee. Kristine Guerra (@kristine_guerra) moves to Courts and Law Investigative Reporter. Finally, Investigative Reporter Tim Evans (@starwatchtim) will continue covering courts and legal affairs, but target consumers, focusing on trends, class action suits and individual cases.

    The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN): The daily (@memphisnews) is going major restructuring and the following are moving on: Outdoors Reporter Bryan Brasher (@Bryan_Brasher); Editor/Reporter Lela Garlington (@LelaGarlington); Photo Editor Jeff MacAdory; Reporter Marlon Morgan; and photographers Karen Focht (@Karenfocht) and William DeShazer (@Willdeshazer).

    The New York Times (New York, NY): "First Draft" ( (@NYTPolitics), a comprehensive Political Weblog, debuted last week. Carl Hulse (@hillhulse) will be the Managing Editor. Also, Trip Gabriel (@tripgabriel)  has been named a Political Reporter while Jennifer Steinhauer (@jestei) is now the Mid-Atlantic Bureau Chief.

    CNN Newsource - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Former WWBT-TV Anchor Ryan Nobles has been hired as a National Correspondent @CNNNewsource.

    The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Robert Hunter is now Deputy Bureau Chief of Global Real Estate & Property. He takes over for Peter Grant (@PeterGrantwsj) who becomes Editor-in-Charge of Commercial Real Estate. In addition, Joe Light is now covering Housing Policy and Mortgage Markets. (New York, NY): Kristin Boehm (@turbotales) has been promoted to Deputy Editor. In addition, Will Lee (@willlee) has joined on as Editor of He will start in October. Finally, Morgan Gibson (@MorganGibson) has been added to the staff as an Associate Food and Lifestyle Editor.

    Associated Press (AP) (New York, NY): Kristin Gazlay (@KristinGazlay) was promoted to Director/Top Stories @ap.

    Tulsa Business & Legal News (Tulsa, OK): Lesa Jones (@LesaLJones) has been named Editor @Tulsabusiness.

    Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle, WA): Annie Zak (@annie_zak) has joined @PSBJ as a Reporter for healthcare and biotechnology. She was previously at Los Angeles Register and the Orange County Register.

    Palm Beach Daily News (Palm Beach, FL): Elizabeth Clarke (@LizClarke92) has been named Editor @ShinySheet. 

    Saveur (New York, NY): Adam Sachs (@sachsmo) is the new Editor-in-Chief.

    International Business Times - New York Bureau (New York, NY): Former AP Tech/Media Editor John Simons is now the the Business Editor @IBTimes.

    New Haven Register (New Haven, CT): Several reporters have changed beats: Mercy Quaye (@Mercy_WriteNow) switches from Breaking News Reporter to covering the towns of East Haven and Branford. Breaking News Reporter Kristin Stoller (@KristinStoller) is now covering the Connecticut towns of Guilford, Madison and North Branford. Breaking News Reporter Keldy Ortiz (@KeldyOrtiz) now covers Hamden and North Haven. General Assignment Reporter Brian Charles (@JbrianCharles) switches beats to police and public safety. Investigative Reporter Michelle Tuccitto Sullo (@nhrinvestigate) will also be covering the Naugatuck Valley. Senior Staff Writer Ed Stannard (@EdstannardNHR) now covers Yale University in addition to religion, transportation and healthcare. 

    Bloomberg Businessweek (New York, NY): Clinton Cargill (@ClintonCargill) has been announced as Photo Editor @BW, beginning October 13th.

    Vanity Fair (New York, NY): Matthew Lynch (@mbradylynch) is now the Deputy Editor @VanityFair.

    Shape Magazine (New York, NY): Isabel Burton (@Isabel_Burton) has joined the magazine as  Executive Editor, Roy Evans has been welcomed as Deputy Editor and Emily Kelton has been named Executive Beauty Editor @Shape_Magazine.

    The Post-Crescent (Appleton, WI): Pamela Henson has been named Publisher @PostCrescent. Henson is set to join the daily on Oct. 6, succeeding Genia Lovett, who retired in June.

    Eater Louisville (Louisville, KY): The localized offering (@EaterLouisville) of Eater has ceased. The restructured Eater (@eater) site will offer the latest in restaurant industry news with a more efficient and user friendly style.

    The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Former Reuters Foreign Correspondent Missy Ryan (@missy_ryan) joins @washingtonpost in Mid-October as a Pentagon Correspondent.

    The Hill (Washington, DC): Sarah Ferris (@sarahnferris) has joined @thehill as a Healthcare Reporter.

    Entertainment Tonight (Studio City, CA): Kevin Frazier (@KevinFrazier) joins @ETNow as Co-Anchor from @TheInsider. And Louis Aguirre (@louisaguirre) replaces Kevin as Anchor at The Insider.

    C California Style (Santa Monica, CA): Lesley McKenzie (@lesleymckenzie) is the new Deputy Editor @ccalistyle.

    The Republican (Springfield, MA): John Beattie (@JohnBeattie_) has signed on as Digital Director of Mass Live (

    Tampa Bay Times (Tampa, FL): Sports Reporter John Cotie (@JohnnyHomeTeam) and Culture Reporter Jeff Klinkenberg (@JeffKlinkenberg) have taken buyouts and are moving on.

    WCAU-TV (Bala Cynwyd, PA): Former WPBF-TV Reporter Randy Gillenhaal (@RandyGyllenhaal) is moving to Philly to be the Lehigh Valley Correspondent at WCAU-TV (@NBCPhiladelphia). And KGTV-TV's Mitch Blacher is signing on as an Investigative Reporter.

    The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, VA): Former Idaho Statesman Sports Reporter Brian Murphy (@murphsturph) takes the reins as Digital News Editor @NewsInTheBurg.

    Sand Mountain Reporter (Albertville, AL): Jonathan Stinson (@JstinsonINK) is now the Publisher @smrnews.

    Jezebel (@Jezebel) ( Emma Carmichael (@EmmaCargo) is now the Editor-in-Chief @Jezebel, replacing Jessica Coen who is now Editor-at-Large. Julianne Escobedo Shepherd (@Jawnita) has been hired as the new Culture Editor. Clover Hope (@Clovito) is now a Staff Writer and Jia Tolentino (@JiaTolentino) is a Features Writer at the outlet.

    Yahoo! (@Yahoo)( Jon Ward (@JonWard11) is the newest Senior Political Correspondent for @Yahoo.

    WLS-TV (Chicago, IL): Theresa Gutierrez (@GutierrezABC7) is stepping down from @ABC7Chicago. She has served as a General-Assignment Reporter, Public-Affairs Host of “The Ñ Beat,” and Program Producer for the station. Her last day is October 31.

    WBEZ-FM (Chicago, IL): Program Host and Correspondent Richard Steele will retire after 27 years with the public radio station (@WBEZ) October 10.

    KAVU-TV (Victoria, TX): Amie Hudspeth (@STXNewsGirl) has joined @CrossroadsToday as News Director.

    KXII-TV (Sherman, TX): KOCO-TV Anchor/Reporter Dan Thomas (@KOCODan) will be joining @KXIITV this November as a Weeknight Co-Anchor.

    WFAA-TV (Dallas, TX): WWL-TV Reporter Monica Hernandez (@MHernandezWWL) will be joining @wfaachannel8 as a Reporter this October.

    KYTX-TV (Tyler, TX): Mike Landess (@MikeLandess) has joined @kytxcbs19 as an Anchor.

    KEYE-TV (Auntin, TX): WSYR-TV News Director Rob Cartwright will join @keyetv as News Director this October.

    Central Florida News 13 (Orlando, FL): Maureen McCann (@MaureenMcCann13) has been promoted to Weekday Morning Meteorologist from Weekend Meteorologist @CFNews13. 

    WKMG-TV (Orlando, FL): Former WJXT-TV Reporter Erica Rakow (@EricaRakow) is now reporting @ClickOrlando.

    WTVJ-TV (Miami, FL): Sports Analyst and former Miami Dolphins player Joe Rose (@JoeRoseShow) is set to retire from WTVJ (@NBCMiami) in December. 

    Bay News 9 (St. Petersburg, FL): Reporter Fallon Silcox (@FallonSilcox) has joined @BN9.

    Muscatine Journal (Muscatine, IA): Assistant Sports Editor Andrew Wyder (@akwyder) has been promoted to Sports Editor at @journalonline.

    WWJO-FM (St. Cloud, MN): The country music station (@98Country) has hired Jonathan West as Afternoon Host. He comes over from local rival country station KZPK-FM.

    KPCC-TV (Pasadena, CA): Public radio station @KPCC promotes Evelyn Larrubia (@elarrubia) to Regional Desk Editor, Sandra Oshiro (@sandraoshiro) is now Education Editor and Chris Knap (@knap311) joins as Regional Desk Editor

    KCRA-TV (Sacramento, CA): Kathy Park (@KCRAKathy) moves from  D.C. to Sacramento as Weekend Evening Anchorr/Reporter @KCRA.

    KGTV-TV (San Diego, CA): This ABC affiliate (@10News) adds a new face to the morning news team as Jared Aarons (@10NewsAarons) joins the station.

    WNOK-FM (Columbia, SC): Greg Applebee is now the Program Director @1047WNOK. He arrives from Salt Lake City.

      WSPA-FM/WFBC-FM (Greenville, SC): Dave Jackson has been named Program Director at these Entercom stations.

    WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC): Leyla Santiago is the new Weekend Anchor here @wral while Weekend Anchor Sloane Herrernan switches to part-time Reporter to enjoy more time with her children.

    WJZY-TV (Charlotte, NC): Erick Weber is now an Anchor @FOX46CAROLINAS. He arrives from NECN in Boston.

    WTXF-TV (Philadelphia, PA): Former WMBF-TV Anchor Alex Holley (@AlexHolleyFOX29) leaves the beach in South Carolina for this Fox station (@FOX29philly) in Philly. She will Anchor "Good Day Philadelphia".

    Univision - Noticias 41 San Antonio - KWEX-TV (San Antonio,TX): Anabel Monge (@AnabelMonge) is moving on from her anchoring gig at KWEX-TV (@UnivisionSATX)

    KVDA-TV (San Antonio,TX): Astrid Méndez (@astridmm_info) has joined @TelemundoKVDA as a Video Journalist.

    WBWL-FM (Medford, MA): Jessica Callahan joins @TheBull1017 as the Afternoon Drive Host. Prior to joining the station she worked at WWRX in New London, CT and WXLO in Boston.