MEDIAware Issue - July 28, 2014

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    Fortune (New York, NY): Alan Murray (@alansmurray) is set to become Editor @FortuneMagazine. He most recently held the role of Deputy Managing Editor at The Wall Street Journal before joining Fortune and succeeding Andy Serwer.

    The Huffington Post ( Katie Nelson (@katienelson) is set to join @HuffingtonPost on August 6th as National Editor.

     POLITICO (Arlington, VA): Former Washingtonian Editor-in-Chief Garrett Graff is now a Senior Staff Writer @politico.

    The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Laura Bird (@LauraBird03) is now Deputy Editor of the Personal Journal section @WSJ.

    Glamour (New York, NY): Latoya Valmont is now the Managing Editor @glamourmag. Valmont served as Production Director before she was tapped to fill the void left by Nancy Gillen who moved to Marie Claire (@marieclaire).

    Advertising Age (New York, NY): Natalie Zmuda (@nzmuda) was promoted from Marketing Editor to Deputy Managing Editor @adage.

    Alaska Dispatch News (Anchorage, AK): The Anchorage Daily News has changed its name to Alaska Dispatch News (@adndotcom).

    COMSTOCK'S (Sacramento, CA): Managing Editor Christine Calvin has been promoted to Editor here. She replaces Doug Curley, who had been at the publication for a decade.

    GQ (New York, NY): Jon Tietz joins the staff @GQMagazine as Fashion Editor.

    Brides (New York, NY): Shane Mancenido-Clark joins @Brides as Senior Fashion and Accessories Editor.

    Marie Claire (New York, NY): Janet Mock joins the team @marieclaire as a Contributing Editor.

    Hollywood Life (Los Angeles, CA): Carolyn Davis is the new Managing Editor for @hollywoodlife.

    The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles, CA): Chris Gardner joins @thr as a Staff Writer from MSN.

    CNN - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Foreign Affairs Reporter Elise Labott has been named Global Affairs Correspondent @CNN.

    South Magazine (Savannah, GA): This magazine (@south_mag) about Southern flair has hired Corrie Dyke as Managing Editor. She previously worked at The Georgetowner and The Downtowner.

    The Jersey Journal (Secaucus, NJ): Managing Editor Margaret Schmidt will become the new Editor @jerseyjournal on August 1st.

    WGCL-TV (Atlanta, GA): News Director Lane Michaelsen has left this CBS affiliate (@cbs46atl).

    WRLH-TV (Richmond, VA): Tim Perry is the new General Manager at this Fox affiliate (@FoxRichmond). He arrives from Portland, Oregon's KOIN-TV.

    WXIA-TV (Altanta, GA): Investigative Reporter Brendan Keefe will leave WCPO-TV in Cincinnati in the Fall to join @11Alive as Chief Investigative Reporter.

    WLS-TV (Chicago, IL): Sarah Dunlap Burke joins @ABC7Chicago as Assistant News Director from News Director at WBZ-TV (@cbsboston).

    KSTP-TV (Minneapolis, MN): Jennifer Ann Wilson (@Jennawils) is joining the station (@KSTP) as a General Assignment Reporter. Wilson was most recently with WBAY-TV in Green Bay, WI.

    The Christian Science Monitor - Chicago Bureau (Chicago, IL): The Chicago bureau is set to close next month leaving Chicago Reporter/Bureau Chief Mark Guarino without a position in the organization (@csmonitor).

     The Advance Leader/The News-Sun (Noble County, IN): Kassie Barroquillo (@KassieBarrqKPC) joins as Editor of The Advance Leader and Western Noble County Reporter for The News-Sun (@kpcnews).

    WISC-TV (Madison, WI): Joe Radkse was promoted from News Director at @WKOW in Madison to Executive Producer @WISCTV_News3.

    WHDH-TV (Boston, MA): Beginning in August, Freelance Reporter Kimberly Bookman (@KimberlyBookmwill join the newsroom staff @7News as a Reporter.

    WCVB-TV (Needham, MA): Anchor Frank Holland will soon join @WCVB as a Weekend Anchor. Holland comes from WGN-TV (@WGNNews) in Chicago.

    WTIC-TV (Hartford, CT): Jenn Bernstein is set to rejoin WTIC-TV (@FoxCT) next month as a Reporter/Anchor. Bernstein was a journalist at the station from 2010 to 2012.

    KPRC-TV (Houston, TX): Rhonda Errer LaVelle has been promoted to News Director @KPRCLocal2 while former WALA-TV Sports Director/Anchor/Reporter Simone Eli (@Simone_Eli) has now joined as a Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

    KTRK-TV (Houston, TX): Former KSDK-TV Reporter Tracy Clemons (@TracyKSDK) will soon be joining @abc13houston as a Reporter.

    WGNO-TV (Metairie, LA): “Good Morning New Orleans” Anchor Jon Huffman has announced his retirement @WGNOtv.

    WFLA-TV (Tampa, Florida): Andy Alford has been named General Manager/Vice President for this NBC affiliate (@WFLA).

    WKSF-FM (Asheville, NC): WKSF-FM (@99kisscountry) Program Director Jeff Davis has been promoted to Operations Manager for the Greenville/Asheville Clear Channel markets.

    WCIV-TV (Charleston, SC): General Manager Suzanne Teagle has left this ABC affiliate (@ABCNews4) after 13 years.

    American Canyon Eagle (Napa, CA): Sean Scully takes over as Interim Editor of @AmCanEagle after Editor Mike Waterson's departure.

    The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, CA): Sarah Linn (@shelikestowatch) has been named Editor of "Ticket" the entertainment section of @SLOTribune.

    Porterville Recorder (Porterville, CA): Casey Jones takes the helm as Managing Editor @recorderonline.

    KOLR-TV (Springfield, MO): Audrey Esther is set to the station (@kolr10kozl) as a Morning Anchor, replacing Shannon Miller.
    KIRO-TV (Seattle, WA): Jake Milstein (@MilsteinKIRO7) has been promoted from Managing Editor to News Director at the station (@KIRO7Seattle) after taking over for recently retired Bob Jordan.

    KNXV-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Danielle Lerner (@DanielleLerner) has been named News Anchor from KVOA-TV in Tucson, AZ. She will join in Mid-September. Nick Ciletti (@NickCiletti) is set join the station later this month as Weekend Anchor from WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, FL.

    WOI-TV (West Des Moines, IA): Jon Skorburg is the new General Manager/Vice President @ABC5_WOI. Skorburg previously served as GM/VP at WQRF-TV in Rockford, IL..

    WABC-AM (New York, NY): Host Larry Mendte (@LarryMendte) joins @77WABCradio as a Sunday Night Host.

    WSCR-AM (Chicago, IL): Retired Chicago Bear Patrick Mannelly (@PatrickMannelly) has joined @670TheScore as a Contributor for the upcoming football season.

    Univision - Noticias 14 - KDTV-TV (San Francisco,CA): Jaime Peluffo (@jaimepeluffo) has been named Reporter (@noticias14.

    Univision Network (Miami, FL): Arantxa Loizaga (@arantxaloizaga) has been named Anchor for Univision (@Univision) replacing Lourdes Ramos who left earlier this month.
    Telemundo - WKTB-TV (Atlanta, GA): Telemundo Atlanta (@TelemundoAtl) has named Jorge Buzo (@jfbuzo) News Director.

    WEAT-FM (West Palm Beach): Jennifer Ross returns to this Adult Contemporary station (@Sunny1079FM) as the Morning Host.

    WJLB-FM (Detroit, MI): Cheron Mans (@CheronOnAir) has been promoted to Assistant Program Director at this Hip Hop station (@FM98WJLB).

    WRMF-FM (West Palm Beach, FL): Morning Co-host Joe Raineri exits this Adult Contemporary station (@979WRMF).

    WJHM-FM (Orlando, FL): WJHM-FM (@1019AMPRadio) welcomes James Steele as Evening Host and Production Manager. 

    KVET-AM (Austin, TX): Sean Adams (@thatsean) will be joining @am1300thezone this August as a Host.