MEDIAware: Issue - August 4, 2014

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    The Washington Examiner (Washington, DC): The Hill's Editor-in-Chief Hugo Gurdon (@hgurdon) has left to join the Examiner as Editorial Director.

      The Hill (Washington, DC): Managing Editor Bob Cusack (@BobCusack) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief @thehill. News Editor Ian Swanson (@iswanTheHill) is the new Managing Editor. And Dustin Weaver takes over the News Editor role.

    People Magazine (New York, NY): Alexandra Brez begins at @Peoplemag as Director of Editorial Operations. 

      Hispanic Market Weekly (Coral Gables, FL): Diego Vasquez (@TheDiegoVasquez) is the new Editorial Director @HispanicMktWkly taking over for Cynthia Corzo, who will become a Contributing Editor.

    Quartz (New York, NY): Indrani Sen (@IndraniNY) is the new Deputy News Editor @qz. And former American Banker Editor-in-Chief Heather Landy (@HeatherLandy) is the new Global News Editor.

    The New York Times (New York, NY): Former Environment Reporter Kia Gregory (@kiagregory) has switched beats @nytimes to cover the new Manhattan beat. Sam Sifton (@SamSifton) has become Editor of the new Food section. Former Dining Editor Susan Edgerley (@nytedgerley) will be the Deputy Editor of this section.

    Bloomberg Businessweek (New York, NY): Natalie Kitroeff (@nataliekitro) joins @BW as an Education Reporter. Also, joining the publication is Joshua Topolsky, who will serve as an Editor for a series of online projects.

    The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Capital Business Reporter Sarah Halzack (@sarahhalzack) switches to the Post to be the National Retailing Reporter. And Jorge Castillo will be covering the Washington Wizards and NBA this Fall as a Sports Reporter @washingtonpost.

    Runner's World (Emmaus, PA): Paul Collins is now the Associate Publisher @runnersworld.

    Advertising Age (New York, NY): Malika Touré (@MalikaZeinab) is a new Reporter @adage.

    Good Housekeeping (New York, NY): Kristen Mascia (@kmascia) becomes Features Editor at @goodhousemag. Lori Bergamotto (@loribergamotto) is the new Style Director. And Kristen Saladino (@KristenSaladino) takes over the Fashion Director role.

    Bon Appetit (New York, NY): Features Editor Carla Lalli Music (@lallimusic)  has switched gears and become the Food Editor @bonappetit.

    The Atlantic (Washington, DC): CNN foreign affairs expert Fareed Zakaria (@FareedZakaria) is now a Contributing Editor at The Atlantic. He will also continue his column for The Washington Post too.
    Politico (Arlington, VA): Washington Post Editorial Writer Eva Rodriguez takes on the Senior Editor role of the magazine.

    Florida Trend (Saint Petersburg, FL): Amy Martinez (@amyemartinez) joins @FloridaTrend as Associate Editor. Most recently she was a Business Reporter for the Seattle Times

    South Florida Business Journal (Fort Lauderdale, FT): Calia Ampel (@CeliaAmpel) joins the staff @SFlaBizJournal as a Reporter covering technology and venture capital.

    Food Network Magazine (New York, NY): Yasmin Sabir (@AboutTheFood) is the new Senior Associate Editor @FoodNetwork.

    NPR (Washington, DC): Veteran Journalist Margot Adler (@MargotAdler) passed away after losing her fight to cancer. Margot was with NPR for more than three decades.

    TCTMD (New York, NY): Todd Neale (@ToddNeale) climbs aboard this cardiovascular site ( to be a Senior Associate Editor

    Houston Business Journal (Houston, TX): Paul Takahashi (@HBJpaul) signs on as a Real Estate Reporter @HOUBizJournal.

    Men's Journal (New York, NY): Former Outside Magazine Research Editor Ryan Krogh (@RyanKrogh) is now a Senior Editor @MensJournal.

    Climate Central (Princeton, NJ): John Upton (@johnupton) is joining the team @ClimateCentral in mid-August as a Reporter.

    Macon Telegraph (Macon, GA): High School Sports Editor Jonathan Heeter (@heets_tweets) has switched positions at the paper and now works as a Digital Producer.

    Central Florida News 13 (Orlando, FL): Meteorologist Maureen McCann has moved from Weekend Meteorologist to Weekday Morning Meteorologist @mynews13. And Meteorologist Mike Simon has joined the staff.

    The Knoxville News-Sentinel (Nashville, TN): Sports Writer Dustin Dopirak (@DustinDopirak) has joined @knoxnews from the Herald-Times in Indiana.

    WJXX-TV/WTLV-TV (Jacksonville, FL): Morning Anchor Phil Amato has left these First Coast News stations (@fcn2go).

    WTXL-TV (Tallahassee, FL): Morning Meteorologist Michelle Rotella is no longer with this ABC affiliate (@abc27).

    Daily News of Newburyport (Newburyport, MA): Pat Bradley joins the Daily News of Newburyport (@newburyportnews) as a Sports Reporter.

    The Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL): Former Sports Illustrated scribe Lars Anderson (@LarsAnderson71) joins the team @aldotcom as a Sports Contributor.

    The Washington Times (Washington, DC): Tom Schad (@Tom_Schad) signs onto the Sports team as a Reporter.

    The News Journal (Wilmington, DE): Meghan Montemurro (@M_Montemurro) is the new baseball Sports Reporter @DelOnlineSports.

    The Blade (Toledo, OH): Rocky Mount Telegram Sports scribe Nick Piotrowicz (@NickPiotrowicz) is now covering sports @toledonews.

    Northwest Florida Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, FL): Sports Reporter Seth Stringer (@SethSnwfdn) is now the Sports Editor @nwfdailynews.

    WJLA-TV (Arlington, VA): General Manager Bill Lord announced he is retiring on September 30th.

    WYCC-TV (Chicago, IL): Former WFLD-TV Evening Anchor Robin Robinson (@RobinRobinson) plans to develop an hour-long pilot mini-series @WYCC.

    WNWO-TV (Toledo, OH): Laura Emerson is set to join WNWO-TV (@nbc24wnwo) as Evening Co-Anchor alongside Jim Blue (@jimblue) next month from WPSD-TV (@WPSDLocal6) in Paducah, KY. 

    WSYX-TV (Columbus, OH): Reporter Tara Morgan (@tarawsyx6) has been promoted to Weekend Anchor at WSYX-TV (@wsyx6) in Columbus, Ohio.

    WTOL-TV (Toledo, OH): Former WAPT-TV Anchor/Reporter Andrew Kinsey joins @ToledoNewsNow as Morning Anchor.

    WLS-TV (Chicago, IL): Executive Producer Doug Whitmire (@douglaswhitmire) has switches from morning to the prime-time newscast @ABC7Chicago.

    Beaver Dam Daily Citizen (Beaver Dam, WI): Mark McMullen (@mmcmull2) joins @BDCitizen as a Sports Reporter.

    Kentucky New Era (Hopkinsville, KY.): Chris Jung (@ChrisMJung) has been hired as Assistant Sports Editor @KentuckyNewEra.

    Green Bay Press-Gazette (Green Bay, WI): Former Charleston Post & Courier Sports Reporter Ryan Wood (@rwood_SC) joins @GreenBaySports Press-Gazette to coveri the Packers football beat.

    KSAT-TV (San Antonio, TX): Jeff Roper will be joining @ksatnews’ “SA Live” as a Co-Host this September. He joins from WGTR-FM in Myrtle Beach, SC, where he was Operations Manager/Program Director/DJ.

    KXAN-TV (Austin, TX): Amanda Tatom has joined @KXAN_News as the Host of the station’s new lifestyle program, “Studio 512,” beginning this August.

    KTBS-TV (Shreveport, LA): Former @KTBS Anchor/Reporter Sherri Talley will re-join the station as an Anchor/Reporter beginning Monday, August 4th.

    KENS-TV (San Antonio, TX): Former KSAT-TV Reporter Jennifer Dodd (@JENNDODD) has been named Assistant News Director @KENS5 starting August 25th.

    KTBC-TV (Austin, TX): Anchor/Reporter Christine Haas (@Christineonfox7) will be hosting the new “FOX 7 News At 10PM” on @foxaustin beginning August 4th.

    KING-TV (Seattle, WA): Josh Green (@JoshGreenK5) has joined the station (@KING5Seattle) as a Reporter. He previously worked at WFLA-TV in Tampa, FL.

    KSTP-TV (Minneapolis, MN): Joe Augustine is joining the station (@KSTP) as a Reporter. He was most recently at KRGV-TV in the Rio Grande Valley, TX.

    KOLR-TV (Springfield, MO): Chad Mira is set to join the station (@kolr10kozl) as Morning Anchor. He was previously in Raleigh, NC with Time Warner Cable News.

    WENZ-FM (Cleveland, OH): Kimberly "Paigion" Walker (@therealpaigion) joins WENZ-FM (@Z1079) as Night Host.

    WDSY-FM (Pittsburgh, PA): Afternoon Host Stoney Richards (@stoneyrichards) is living out his dream and heading to Hollywood to become an actor.

    WQRX-FM (Washington, DC): Melanie Glazener (@TweetMelG), Sarah Fraser (@heyfrase) and Ty Bentli (@TyBentli) are the new Morning Show Trio of hosts @DCs1073.

    WMMJ-FM (Silver Spring, MD): Michel Wright (@IAmMichelWright) signs on the air as the new Midday Host @mymajic1023.

    WQHK-FM (Fort Wayne, IN): Aricka McCauley (@radioaricka) is set to join WQHK-FM (@k105fm) Middays next month from WNDV-FM (@U93).