PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue November 23, 2015

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    Daily Breeze (Torrance, CA): Frank Pine (@fpine) has been named Executive Editor @dailybreezenews@ladailynews and seven other Los Angeles News Group newspapers.

    International Business Times (New York, NY): Marc Perton (@marcperton) has been hired as Editorial Director @IBTimes.

    Univision (New York, NY): President of News @Univision, Isaac Lee, has been promoted to Chief News & Digital Officer.

     Business Insider (New York, NY): Paul Schrodt (@paulschrodt) has been named Entertainment Editor @businessinsider. He was previously an Assistant Web Editor for Esquire

     Allure (New York, NY): Michelle Lee (@heymichellelee) has been named Editor-in-Chief @Allure_magazine. She was previously Editor-in-Chief of Nylon

     Newsweek Magazine (New York, NY): Grant Burningham (@granteb) has been promoted from Front Page News Editor to Technology Editor @Newsweek

     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.

     New York Magazine (New York, NY): Ed Kilgore (@ed_kilgore) has been named a Political Columnist @NYMag. He previously worked as a Political Blogger for Washington Monthly.

    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.

    Vice - New York Edition (New York, NY): Alberto Riva (@Albertoriva) has been hired as Managing Editor @vice. He arrives from the International Business Times, where he was a Senior Editor.

    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, 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. 

    Atlanta Home Improvement (Atlanta, GA): Katherine Henderson Michalak (@khmichalak) has been hired as Managing Editor @ATLHomeImprove. She arrives from StyleBlueprint, where she was Editor.

     The Real (Beverly Hills, CA): Syndicated talk-show @TheRealDaytime welcomes Michael Dean as Producer.

    The Shreveport Times (Shreveport, LA): After 37 years, long-time Reporter @shreveporttimes, John Andrew Prime (@japrime1) has retired.

    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.

    WCHS-TV/WVAH-TV (Charleston, WV): Mr. Chris Swopes has been promoted to News Director @wchs8fox11. He was Assistant News Director.

    WVEC-TV (Norfolk, VA): Former KEZI-TV Reporter Chenue Her (@ChenueHer) has been hired here (@13news) as a Reporter.

    WJZY-TV (Charlotte, NC): Brien Blakely (@bblakelyq13fox) will travel cross-country from KCPQ-TV in Seattle to work as Anchor here (@FOX46News) starting in January.

    WLS-TV (Chicago, IL): Former WDIV Reporter Will Jones (@local4will) is now a General Assignment Reporter here (@abc7chicago).

    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.

    TMZ Sports (Los Angeles, CA): TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) recently debuted on Fox Sports 1. Evan Rosenblum (@EvanTMZ) is Executive Producer and Host.

    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.

    KGBT-TV (Harlingen, TX): Linda Guerrero Deicla takes over as General Manager @kgbt. She was previously Business Manager & Media Operations Manager at the station.

      WMTX-FM (Tampa, FL): Corey Dylan (@CoreyDylan) has joined WMTX-FM Mix 100.7 (@TampaBaysMix) as a Morning Show Host.

    WYZB-FM (Ft. Walton Beach, FL): Dave Dunaway has been named Program Director @NASHFM1055.

    WMXJ-FM (Miami, FL): Program Director Ken Payne (@KenPayne123) has moved on from @Magic1027Miami.
    WSFS-FM (Miami, FL): Ashley Owen (@AshleyO2Go) has joined the Morning Show @1043TheShark.

      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.