PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue November 23, 2015
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The New York Times (New York, NY): Upshot Editor David Leonhardt (@DLeonhardt) has announced he is leaving the data-driven blog. He will transition to the newspaper’s opinion section where he will be Associate Editorial Page Editor and write a weekly column. Also, former USA Today Reporter Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) is now reporting @nytimes.
Associated Press - Denver Bureau (Denver, CO): Jim Anderson (@jandersonap) has been named as Statehouse Reporter @AP office in Denver. He has most recently been a News Editor with the AP.
Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA): The paper (@qctimes) has named Autumn Phillips (@AutumnEdit) as its new Executive Editor. She makes the move from the Southern Illinoisian in Carbondale, IL where she has been Editor.
Time Magazine (New York, NY): Culture Writer Daniel D’Addario (@DPD_) has been promoted to Television Critic @TIME. Meanwhile, Stephanie Zacharek (@szacharek) has been hired as a Film Critic. She arrives from the Village Voice.
Ars Technica (Chicago, IL): Former Gizmodo Editor-in-Chief Annalee Newitz (@Annaleen) is now a Tech Culture Editor @ArsTechnica.
Gizmodo (New York, NY): Katie Drummond (@katiedrumm) is the new Editor-in-Chief @Gizmodo. She arrives from Bloomberg.com, where she was the Deputy Editor.
Quartz (New York, NY): Former NPR Visual Team Data Journalist Christopher Groskopf (@onyxfish) is the new Data Journalist @QZ.
Fashionista (New York, NY): Editor-in-Chief Lauren Indvik (@laureni) is now Editor-at-Large @Fashionista_Com. Meanwhile, Alyssa Vingan Klein (@alyssavingan) and Dhani Mau (@DhaniMau) are the new Co-Editorial Directors.
Eater Seattle (Seattle, WA): Editor Sara Jones has announced she is moving on from the food and dining website (@EaterSeattle).
IGN (San Francisco, CA): Lewis Leong (@lewisleong) takes over as Tech Editor @IGN replacing Alaina Yee, who has moved on.
The Bristol Press (Bristol, CT): New Britain Herald Managing Editor Michael Marciano is now also the Managing Editor @bristolpress. He replaces former Managing Editor Eileen McNamara who is moving on to work in retail.
Travel + Leisure (New York, NY): Lila Battis (@lilabattis) joins @TravelLeisure as Associate Editor. Previously, she was the Associate Editor for Men’s Health magazine.
KARE-TV (Minneaolis, MN): Camille Williams is now a Weekend Anchor and Reporter for the NBC affiliate (@kare11). She has worked at a number of other stations, including most recently KPRC-TV in Houston.
WFXT-TV (Dedham, MA): Beginning December 1st, Journalist Vanessa Welch will become an Anchor for the evening news @fox25news. Currently, she is an Anchor for WFTV-TV in Orlando. In other news, Anchor and Reporter Joy Lim Nakrin (@JoyLimNakrin) has moved on from the station.
WBBM-TV (Chicago, IL): Former WDJT-TV Reporter Sandra Torres (@SandraTorresL) is now a General Assignment Reporter @cbschicago.
WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA): Fill-in Meteorologist Jacob Wycoff (@4cast4you) is now a full-time Evening Meteorologist @WMassNews.
KRON-TV (San Francisco, CA): NBC affiliate @kron4news has added Quadcopter 4, a drone piloted by Director Mark Burnette as a newsgathering tool.
WLUK-TV (Green Bay, WI): The Fox affiliate (@fox11news) welcomes Lauren Kalil (@khqalauren) as its new Reporter.
WCCB-TV (Charlotte, NC): Michelle Rotella (@MRotellaWx) is the newest Meteorologist @WCCBCharlotte. She arrives from HMTV6 in Hagerstown, Md.
CNN (Atlanta, GA): Former WDBJ-TV Anchor Seth Kovar (@sethkovar) is now a News Editor @CNN.
WTOC-TV (Savannah, GA): Larry Silbermann has been promoted to General Manager and Vice President of @wtoc11. He was Regional News Director for Raycom Media, the parent of WTOC.
WSAV-TV (Savannah, GA): Sports Director Ken Slats is moving on from @WSAV to become a public information officer for the City of Savannah.
WFLS-FM (Fredericksburg, VA): Host Bonnie Miller has been promoted to Assistant Program Director @933wfls.
WARH-FM (St. Louis, MO): Charlie Quinn (@cfquinn) has been named Program Director at the Adult Contemporary music station (@1065thearch), replacing Kevin Robinson, who has moved on.
KSRZ-FM (Omaha, NE): Cheryl Kaye is the new Midday Host at the Adult Contemporary station (@STAR_1045). She was previously at KGBX-FM in Springfield, MO.
KOAI-FM (Phoenix, AZ): Veteran Air Personality Gina Bickett has been added as the new Afternoon Drive Host @Theoasisphoenix.
WFQX-FM (Washington, DC): Louis Diaz has been named as the new Program Director here (@mix1073DC). Diaz previously served at KLIF-FM in Dallas.
WPHT-AM (Bala Cynwyd, PA): Journalist Dawn Stensland has been welcomed as the new Evening Talk Host @TalkRadio1210.