PR Newswire's Media Moves: Issue - November 10, 2014

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     The New York Times (New York, NY): Dean Chang (@dchangnyt) was named the Metro Print Editor at The New York Times.

    The Wall Street Journal - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Former Politico Reporter Byron Tau (@ByronTau) has joined WSJ to cover the White House. And Brad Reagan (@ReaganBrad) is now the Banking Editor in New York.

    Hollywood Life (Los Angeles, CA): Dina Sartore-Bodo (@DeeBodes22) exits to join Hollywood Life as Managing Editor.

     Fortune Magazine (New York, NY): Polina Marinova (@polina_marinova) joins Fortune as Associate Editor of Audience Engagement. Also joining the publication as a Finance Columnist is Josh Brown (@reformedbroker). He will continue to write for The Reformed Broker.

    Univision Network (Miami, FL): Roberto Vizcon is the new Director of News/Special Projects at Univision.

    Greenspun Media Group Construction Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): The Greenspun Media Group launches Construction Las Vegas, a magazine covering the building and construction industries in Southern Nevada. Craig Peterson serves as the magazine's Editor.

     Bloomberg News (New York, NY): Kate Smith (@katesmithmuni) boards Bloomberg News as a Municipal Bonds and Public Finance Reporter. 

    Entertainment Tonight (Studio City, CA): Former CNN & HLN Correspondent Nischelle Turner (@nischelleturner) joins Entertainment Tonight.

     Complex Magazine (New York, NY): Former Nylon Magazine Editor Mitsu Tsuchiya (@mitsu_tsuchiya)( has joined Complex Magazine as Fashion Markets Editor.

     Forbes (New York, NY): Antoine Gara (@antoinegara) joins Forbes as a Staff Writer.

     Engadget (@Engadget): Devindra Hardawar (@Devindra) is now a Senior Editor at Engadget covering Technology News. 

    Yahoo! Movies (@YahooMovies): Jordan Zakarin (@JordanZakarin) has joined Yahoo! Movies as a Reporter.
    Defense News (Springfield, VA): Former Defense One Associate Publisher Katie Taplett joins the team at Defense News as the General Manager.

    National Geographic Traveler (Washington, DC): Norie Quintos (@NorieCicerone) takes over as Acting Editor-in-Chief at National Geographic Traveler for Keith Bellows who has moved on.

    Sporting News (Charlotte, NC): John Turner (@JohnTurnerSN) has been promoted from Deputy Editor to Editorial Director at Sporting News.

     Southern Living (Birmingham, AL): Grant Dudley has been named the Digital Managing Editor at Southern Living.

    Newsweek Magazine (New York, NY): Polly Mosendz (@pollyNYC) ( is a new Reporter at Newsweek.

    Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, OH): Online Managing Editor Laura Trujillo; Sports Reporters John Erardi and Mark Curnutte; Entertainment Editor Tasha Stewart; Features Editor Julie Engebrecht; Business Editor Lee Ann Hamilton; Sports Editor Rory Glynn and News Reporters Sheila McLaughlin and Jessica Brown have all moved on from The Enquirer.

    Crain's Chicago Business (Chicago, IL): Peter Frost ( has joined CrainsChicago as a Reporter covering consumer products, and the food and beverage industry. He arrives from the Chicago Tribune.

     Fitness Magazine (New York, NY): Lindsay Funston ( has joined the team at Fitness Magazine as a Nutrition Editor. 

     Shape Magazine (New York, NY): Melanie Mannarino (@MelanieManna)( has been named Digital Director at Shape Magazine.

    The Daily Press (Victorville, CA): Donnie Welch has replaced Al Frattura as Publisher of The Daily Press.

    Pharmaceutical Executive (New York, NY): Casey McDonald (@mcd_casey) signs on as a Senior Editor at Pharmaceutical Executive.

     The Verge (New York, NY): Emily Yoshida (@emilyyoshida) joins The Verge as Entertainment Editor beginning November 17th.

    The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Victoria St. Martin (@VStMartin) joins the Post to cover the Manassas, Virginia area.

    Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Veteran Sports Reporter Mark Heisler (@markheisler) returns to the Los Angeles Times covering the NBA.

     Austin American-Statesman (Austin, TX): Former Houston Chronicle Reporter Kiah Collier (@KiahCollier) has started work at the Austin American-Statesman as a State Reporter.

     Victoria Advocate (Victoria, TX): Focus Page Editor for the Orange County Register, Charles Apple (@charlesapple), will be joining the Victoria Advocate as Managing Editor for Visuals beginning December 1st.

     Buzzfeed (@Buzzfeed): Augusta Falletta (@TheAugustaWind) and Arabelle Sicardi (@ArabelleSicardi) are now Beauty Editors at Buzzfeed

    The Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL): Mark Pickering is the new Editor at The Pantagraph.

     Herald and News (Klamath Falls, OR): Mark Dobie has been announced as President and Publisher of the Herald and News.

     KPRC-TV (Houston, TX): Former KTSM-TV Anchor Anoushah Rasta (@AnoushahKPRC) is now a Reporter at  KPRC-TV. And Reporter Syan Rhodes (@SyanRhodes) is now a Weekend Anchor.

    WPVI-TV (Philadelphia, PA): Consumer Reporter Amy Buckman is putting down the microphone to spend more time with family after 25 years at 6ABC.

    WTTG-TV (Washington, DC): Former WFXT-TV News Director Paul McGonagle (@PMcGonagle) joins the FOX DC  as its new News Director. And Former WESH-TV (Orlando, FL) Reporter Marina Maracco (@MarinaMarraco) joins the team as a Reporter.

    WHIO-TV (Dayton, OH): Katie Wright signs on as a News Reporter at WHIO-TV.

    WJAC-TV (Johnstown, PA): Kelly Prozialeck (@kprozialeck) joins the WJAC as a News Producer.

     KOCO-TV (Oklahoma City, OK): Shawnda Adams (@KOCOShawnda) is now the Assistant News Director at KOCO-TV.

     KTUL-TV (Tulsa, OK): Former KTUL-TV Meteorologist Clint Boone (@ClintBooneWX) has returned to the station as a Morning Meteorologist. 

     WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids, MI): Chief Meteorologist Rick Mecklenburg (@RickMecklenburg) has moved on from WXMI-TV

    Telemundo 39 - KXTX-TV (Fort Worth, TX): Luis Gerardo Nunez (@lgnunez) is the new reporter at Telemundo 39.

    KABB-TV (San Antonio, TX): Anchor/Reporter Sylvia Rincon (@syfox29) is putting down the mike at Fox San Antonio to become a Communications Director for a local school district.

    Univision - WVEN-TV (Orlando, FL): Paola Varela Rossi (@Paovarelarossi) is the new Sports Anchor/Reporter at Univision Orlando.
    Telemundo - KDEN-TV (Denver, CO): Carlos Rausseo (@rausseoc) is the new Sports Anchor at Telemundo Denver.

     WTVT-TV (Tampa, FL): As John Wilson enters into retirement at the end of November, his son, Mark Wilson (@MarkWilsonTV), will take over his position as Anchor at WTVT-TV.  

     WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids, MI): Meredith TerHaar (@MeredithWJHG7) has returned to WZZM-TV as a Weekend Morning Anchor.  

     WJBK-TV (Detroit, MI): WJBK-TV welcomes Amy Andrews (@AmyAndrewsFox2) as a Midday Anchor.  

     WOMX-FM (Orlando, FL): WOMX-FM welcomes Scott McKenzie (@Scottmix) as a Morning Show Host. 

    KRON-TV (San Francisco, CA): NBC affiliate KRON-TV now shares office space with ABC affiliate KGO-TV

    WAWZ-FM (Zarephath, NJ): Former KDUV-FM Host Mysti Jordan will begin as Midday Personality for Star 99.1.

    WYQQ-FM (Charlton, MA): On-air Personality Heidi West has joined the team over at Q90.1.

    KHQ-TV (Spokane, WA): Caitlin Rearden (@caitlinrearden) has joined KHQ-TV as a Weekend Anchor. She was most recently with KBAK-TV/KBFX-TV in Bakersfield, CA.

    The Aspen Times (Aspen, CO): Lauren Glendenning (@glendenningL) has been promoted to Editor at The Aspen Times.

    KOMO-FM/AM (Seattle, WA): Program Director Paul Duckworth (@PaulDuckworth4) has announced his retirement from KOMO

    WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY): Anchor/Reporter Bill Francis has retired after more than four decades. Fans at Fox 41 will miss seeing him on the air.

    WHHH-FM/WNOW-FM (Indianapolis, IN): Program Director Leo Baldwin has resigned from the Radio One stations WHHH-FM and WNOW-FM.

     WRMA-FM (Medley,FL) You can now listen to Humberto "El Gato" Rodriguez (@Humbertoelgato) on WRMA-FM with his morning show El Show del Gato.

     KTGV-FM (Tucson, AZ): Matt Condie has been announced as Program Director and Morning Host at KTGV-FM. 

     WFAS-FM (Westchester, NY): Mary DeSilva (@MaryDeSilvaHOME) is now the Program Director at WFAS-FM.

    WCVL-AM/WIMC-FM/WCDQ-FM (Crawfordsville, IN): Nina Munroe is now the Program Director at these Forcht Broadcasting stations.