MEDIAware: Issue - June 30, 2014

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    Variety (Los Angeles, CA): Debra Birnbaum (@debrabirnbaum) is the new TV Executive Editor and Mark David is a new Reporter covering celebrity real estate for @variety.

    USA Today (McLean, VA): White House Correspondent Aamer Madhani (@AamerISmad) has moved to the Chicago Bureau to be a National Correspondent @USATODAY.

    The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ): Beginning mid-July, Editor John Berry (@Withhisown38) will join @Trentonian. Currently, he is the Editor at @Middletownpress and @RegisterCitizen, sister papers of The Trentonian all of which are owned by Digital First Media.

    Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Julie Westfall (@juliewestfall) is the new RealTime News Editor for @latimes.

    Orange County Business Journal (Irvine, CA): Paul Hughes joins @OCBizJournal as a Reporter and Web Editor.

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA): Former News Journal Assistant Sports Editor Tyler Batiste (@TyBatiste) is the new Digital News Editor @PittsburghPG.

    Nylon Magazine (New York, NY): This week Michelle Lee (@MichelleLeeMag) joins @NylonMag and @NYLONGuysMag as Editor-in-Chief.

    People StyleWatch (New York, NY): The team @StyleWatchMag welcomes Gena Kaufman (@GenaKaufman) as Social Media Editor.

    New York Magazine (New York, NY): Adam Sternbergh (@sternbergh) is returning as a Features Writer and Contributor to @vulture. He was most recently the Culture Editor at The New York Times Magazine.

    Chicago (Chicago, IL): Zach Finken (@zfinken) has joined Tribune Content Agency as Associate Editor from Executive News Editor @suntimes.

    Popular Mechanics (New York, NY): Jacqueline Detwiler (@jacquidetwiler) joins the team @PopMech as Senior Editor.

    Financial Times (New York, NY): General Assignment Reporter Shannon Bond (@shannonpareil) has been promoted to US Media and Marketing Correspondent. Ms. Bond has been @FT since 2008 covering consumer goods.

    Good Housekeeping (New York, NY): April Franzino rejoins @goodhousemag as Beauty Director. She had previously served as Assistant Beauty Editor there.

    SELF (New York, NY): Melissa Ventosa Martin joins @selfmagazine as Fashion Director.

    Time (New York, NY): Web Reporter Charlotte Alter (@CharlotteAlter) has been promoted to Writer @TIME. Also moving up the ranks, Daniel Hirschhorn (@DanH_TIME) will now serve as Senior News Editor.

    Bethesda Magazine (Bethesda, MD): Former Washingtonian Reporter Cindy Rich joins @Bethesda_Mag as a Senior Editor covering the health scene. Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA): College Football Reporter Evan Woodbery has left The Knoxville News Sentinel to go pro and become a Football Reporter @NOLAnews. He will be covering the New Orleans Saints.

    Tallahassee Democrat (Tallahassee, FL): Assistant Sports Editor Jim Henry (@JimHenryTALLY) has been promoted to Sports Editor @TDOnline.

    The Daily Herald (Everett, WA): High School Sports Reporter Aaron Swaney (@swaney_aaron79) is the new Features Editor @EverettHerald.

    Stevens Point Journal (Stevens Point, WI): Sari Lesk (@Sari_Lesk) joins @StevensPointJrl as a Reporter covering local government issues.

    KTVZ-TV (Bend, OR): Tiffany Justice (@Justice_tiffany) is now a Reporter at (@KTVZ).

    WTKR-TV (Norfolk, VA): Former Anchor/Reporter Beverly Kidd (@BeverlyKidd) at KTVK-TV in Phoenix returns home to be an Anchor @WTKR3.

    WSFA-TV (Montgomery, AL): Allen Henry (@AllenHenry) has been named a Reporter at the East Alabama Bureau @wsfa12news.

    KHBS/KHOG-TV (Fort Smith/Rogers, AR): Daniel Armbruster (@DanielOnFOX7) will be a Co-Anchor and Reporter @4029news beginning August 4th.

    KSTP-TV (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN): Anchor/Reporter Steve Patterson (@KSTPsteve) has been named as co-Host of the station's (@KSTP) local lifestyle show, “Twin Cities Live,” starting July 21 alongside Elizabeth Ries. He replaces Chris Egert.

    WFSB-TV (Rocky Hill, CT): Reporter and Anchor Erin Connolly (@ErinConnollyTV)  joins @WFSBnews as a General Assignment Reporter.

    KUSA-TV (Denver, CO): Long-time Senior Producer Jack Maher (@JackMaher9NEWS) has announced his retirement after 34 years with the station (@9NEWS).

    WXII-TV (Winston-Salem, NC: Former WTVO-TV Reporter Sabrina Santucci (@Sab_Santucci) joins @WXII as a General Assignment Reporter from WTVO-TV (@MyStateline).

    WZVN-TV (Fort Myers, FL): Former WMDB-TV Meteorologist Cody Murphy (@CodyMurphy126) has joined @ABC7SWFL to report on Florida weather.

    KXAS-TV (Dallas, TX): Jocelyn Lockwood (@JocelynNBC5) has joined @NBCDFW as a Freelance Reporter.

    KRTH-FM (Los Angeles, CA): Chris Ebbott is the new Program Director for CBS radio station @kearth101.

    KPCC-FM (Pasadena, CA): Melanie Sill has been named Vice President of Content for @KPCC. Melanie succeeds Russ Stanton.

    KMLE-FM (Phoenix, AZ): Christopher Matthews is now the Midday Host, Assistant Program Director and Music Director at @107.9. Matthews is set to begin on July 7th.

    KBYR-AM (Anchorage, AK): Michael Dukes has been named the News Morning Host at @KBYRAM700. Dukes begin on September 15th.
    WJYE-FM (Buffalo, NY): Dave Universal (@daveuniversal) is now the new Program Director at @961joyfm. 

    KVIL-FM (Dallas, TX): Christopher Hackett has joined @1037KVIL as a Weekday Traffic/Weather Reporter and a Weekend Disc Jockey.

    KTFM-FM (San Antonio, TX): Rachel “Blondie” Jones (@RachelBlondie) and “Nugget” will be hosting the new morning show on @941KTFMSA beginning mid-July.  

    WKYC-TV (Cleveland, OH): Kim Wheeler (@KimWheelerWKYC) will resume her role as Education Reporter from Weekend Anchor @wkyc.

    WHAS-TV (Louisville, KY): Bryan Shaw (@WxShaw) joins @WHAS11 as Weekend Meteorologist/General Assignment Reporter.

    WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM (Chicago, IL): We regretfully report that Chicago Radio Sportscaster Eric Brown has passed away of cancer.