PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue December 21, 2015
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The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Former Deputy Banking Editor Aaron Lucchetti has been named Editor of Financial-Technology coverage. Deputy Editor/Real-Time Desk Lydia Serota (@lydiaserota) has been named Stocks Editor. Former Dow Jones Bankruptcy Team Leader Marie Beaudette (@mariebeaudette) has been named Deputy Deals Editor. Telis Demos (@telisdemos) has been named lead Financial-Technology Reporter.
Guardian US (Washington, DC): Former MSNBC Executive Editor Richard Wolffe (@richardwolffedc) enlists @guardianUS as a Political Columnist covering the 2016 election and will be based in the Washington Bureau. Nellie Bowles (@NellieBowles), Julia Carrie Wong (@juliacarriew) and Danny Yadron (@dannyyadron) are all headed to the San Francisco Bureau as Technology Reporters @GuardianUS. And Dave Schilling (@dave_schilling) has been named a Writer-at-Large. He comes from the now defunct Grantland.
Thomson Reuters (Washington, DC): Energy Reporter Ayesha Rascoe (@ayesharascoe) is switching roles to be the White House Correspondent @ReutersUS and is based in the Washington Bureau. And Los Angeles Times Business Editor Brian Thevenot (@ReutersThevenot) and Investigative News Reporter Lisa Girion (@lisagirion) will both be joining the Los Angeles Bureau in January.
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Former Washington Post Maryland Editor Phyllis Jordan (@phylliswjordan) enlists @rollcall as its new Congressional Editor. And Contributing Editor Mary Curtis (@mcurtisnc3) joins the team as a Politics Editor. Former Capital (Annapolis, MD) County Government Reporter Rema Rahman (@remawriter); Ex-National Journal-er Eric Garcia (@EricMGarcia) and Bergen County, NJ Record Reporter Stephanie Akin (@stephanieakin) are the new Political News Reporters on staff.
USA Today (McLean, VA): Former National Journal Managing Editor Jill Lawrence (@JillDLawrence) returns in January to become the Commentary Editor @USAToday. Lawrence previously worked as a Political Reporter at America's paper.
Associated Press - Providence Bureau (Providence, RI): Matt O’Brien (@mattoyeah) has joined @AP as a State House Reporter.
Politico Pro (Arlington, VA): Former Daily Briefing Reporter Dan Diamond (@ddiamond) signs on @politicopro as a Health Care Reporter.
Thrillist (New York, NY): Matt Patches (@misterpatches) joins @Thrillist as an Entertainment Editor. He was previously a Senior Editor at Esquire.
The Verge (New York, NY): Ashley Carman (@ashleyrcarman) is now a Technology Reporter @VERGE. She was previously a Cybersecurity Reporter at SC Magazine.
Agri-Pulse (Camdenton, MN): Steve Davies is the new Associate Editor @AGRIPULSE. He was previously the Publisher and Editor of Endangered Species & Wetlands Report.
Law360 (New York, NY): Jack Newsham (@TheNewsHam) joins @Law360 as a Business Reporter. He formerly held the same title at The Boston Globe.
Mic (New York, NY): Erin Evans (@heyerinevans) steps up to the Mic @MICNEWS as a Senior Editor of Identities Vertical. She arrives from BET NEWS where she was a News Editor.
Inside Business (Norfolk, VA): Associate Publisher Mike Herron is moving into the Publisher role @InsideBusiness taking over for Ed Power, who has retired.
Classicalite (New York, NY): Staff Writer Ian Holubiak (@IanHolubiak) has been promoted to Associate Editor @classicalite.
Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, NM): Rynni Henderson has been named Publisher at the paper (@crucessunnews). She was previously in the same role at the Carlsbad Current-Argus in Carlsbad, NM.
Harrison Daily Times (Harrison, AR): Publisher at the Gainesville Daily Register, Jim Perry, has joined the Harrison Daily Times (@harrisondaily) in the same role.
The Morning News (Blackfoot, ID): The paper (@blackfootnews) has named Andy Weeks as Editor. He takes over for Bob Hudson, who retired in November.
WTNH-TV(New Haven, CT): KMBC-TV Weekend Anchor Scott McDonnell is moving from Kansas City to join @WTNH as a Weekend Anchor there.
KVUE-TV (Austin, TX): Nathan Gogo (@WXontheGogo) joins the weather team @KVUE as a Meteorologist. Gogo most recently worked at KWTX as a Meteorologist/Reporter.
KHOU-TV (Houston, TX): WGHP Reporter Stephanie Whitfield (@KHOUStephanie) and KRGV Anchor/Reporter Melissa Correa (@MCorreaKHOU) have been named Reporters @KHOU.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX): KION-TV Reporter Jake Reiner (@JakeReiner) joins @KPRC2 in the same role in January.
KTRK-TV (Houston, TX): KJRH Investigative Reporter Marla Carter (@MarlaABC13) has been welcomed @abc13houston as a Reporter.
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA): News Director Doug Barden has moved on from @ksby. There has been no replacement named yet.
XETV-TV (San Diego, CA): News Director Don Shafer and Morning Anchor Heather Myers have parted ways with the station (@CW6SanDiego). No replacements have been named yet.
WBBM-TV (Chicago, IL): After more than 50 years in broadcast, Harry Porterfield (@PorterfieldCBS2) has announced his retirement from the station (@cbschicago).
KSAZ-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Liz Kotalika is set to join @FOX10Phoenix as Reporter and Fill-In Morning/Noon News Anchor, beginning January 11.
KTNV-TV (Las Vegas, NV): Todd Quinones has been added to the weekday morning newscast as an Anchor @KTNV beginning in January. Quinones comes from KYW-TV in Philadelphia, PA.
KVLY-TV (Fargo, ND): Anchor and Reporter Stephanie Goetz (@stephaniegoetz) has moved on from @ValleyNewsLive to pursue a career in Motivational Speaking and communications consulting.
Greatist (New York, NY): Heidi Pashman (@heidipash) is now the Community Editor @greatist. She was previously the Social Media Manager.
WFLC-FM (Miami, FL): Reporter Nikki Ramirez (@itsNikkiRamirez) has moved on from @Hits973. Her last day was December 18.
WWMI-AM (Tampa, FL): Salem Radio Network launches 1380 The Biz on WWMI-AM (@1380TheBiz), a new business talk format station where Christopher Markowski (@ChrisMarko) hosts "Watchdog on Wall Street" weekdays at 6:00 am.
WINZ-AM (Miami, FL): Sports Host Michael Bower (@TheBowerShow) fills in for Andy Slater's (@AndySlater) afternoon drive spot @940WINZ.
WOCQ-FM (Salisbury-Ocean City, MD): Afternoon Host Albie Dee (@AlbieDee) adds Program Director to his list of duties @OfficialOC104.
WHFS-AM (Tampa, FL): Elizabeth Dougherty (@DoughertyReport) joins Money Talk 1010 AM WHFS-AM where she will host "The Dougherty Report" on Sundays at 7-10 pm.
KWAX-FM (Eugene, OR): On-Air Personality Peter van de Graaf is set to join KWAX-FM at the University of Oregon (@univ_of_oregon) as Music Director and Morning Host, beginning March, 2016. Van de Graaf comes from WFMT-FM in Chicago, IL where he serves as a syndicated Night Host.