PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue February 22, 2016
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The Washington Post (Washington, DC): America Editor Lori Montgomery (@loriamontgomery) has been promoted to Deputy National News Editor. And former Wall Street Journal Reporter Elizabeth Dwoskin (@lizzadwoskin) enlists @washingtonpost as its Silicon Valley Reporter starting March 27th.
Fortune (New York, NY): Rachel King (@rachelking) has joined the Technology team @FortuneMagazine as an Editor. Lucinda Shen (@shenlucinda) has joined as a Reporter. Sayak Mukherjee has been named a Writer. Mukherjee formerly served as an Editor for BioPharma Dive.
Quartz (New York, NY): Elizabeth Winkler (@ElizWinkler) joins the push team @Qz as a Reporter. She is currently a Contributing Writer for The Economist. Jill Pet Zinger (@Jillpetz) has also joined as a Reporter. She is based in Germany. She is currently an Editor for Handelsblatt Global. And Harish Menon (@Harishmenon) joins Quartz India (@Qzindia) and will be based in India as a Desk Editor. He is currently a Reporter at Times of India.
Associated Press - Denver Bureau (Denver, CO): Joe Danborn (@jdanborn) has been named News Editor for the Associated Press Rockies region (@apwestregion), which includes Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. He makes the move from his current role as Enterprise Editor for the AP’s southern states.
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL): Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold (@BruceDold)
has replaced Gerould Kern as Editor. The publication (@chicagotribune) also welcomes former Wine Enthusiast Reporter Joseph Hernandez (@joeybear85) as its new Food and Dining Reporter.
The New York Times – San Francisco Bureau (San Francisco, CA): Mike Isaac (@mikeisaac) is now covering Social Media @nytimes San Francisco Bureau.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): Vann Newkirk II joins on as a Policy and Political Reporter @theatlantic.
MTV News (New York, NY): Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) has been named Senior National Correspondent @MTVNews. He was previously a Senior Editor at The New Republic. Erica Futterman (@futt) has been named New York Bureau Chief. She previously worked for Refinery29 as a Managing Editor.
Los Angeles Daily News (Woodland Hills, CA): The publication (@ladailynews) welcomes Anita Bennett as a Senior Editor. Bennett was previously Deputy Editor for TheWrap.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA): Assistant Business Editor Jess McCuan is departing from @sfchronicle to join startup company, Quid. There has been no replacement named yet.
Sacramento Business Journal (Sacramento, CA): The journal (@sacbiz) is losing Editor Jack Robinson (@SacBizEditor) at the end of March. Robinson is moving to Philadelphia where his wife has accepted a new postition.
Boston Courant (Boston, MA): The print-only weekly newspaper (@BostonCourant) has ceased publication.
The Island Packet/The Beaufort Gazette (Hilton Head Island, SC): Bryan Osborn has been promoted to General Manager/VP @islandpacket as well as sister paper, The Beaufort Gazette. He was Regional VP of Digital.
Daytona Beach News-Journal (Daytona Beach, FL): Education Reporter Erica Breunlin (@EricaBreunlin) has moved on from @DBNewsJournal.
Summerville Journal Scene (Summerville, SC): David Kennard (@davidbkennard) is moving cross-country from The Daily Herald in Utah to take the Executive Editor position @JournalScene as well as sister papers: @BerkeleyIND and @OurGazette.
KNSD-TV (San Diego, CA): MJ Acosta (@ItsMjTV) is now an Evening Sports Anchor @nbcsandiego. Acosta was previously with WPLG-TV in Florida.
WHDH-TV (Boston, MA): The station (@7News) will launch a 7pm newscast beginning on March 7th. The new evening show will be hosted by Anchor Kim Khazei (@kimkhazei) and Anchor Adam Williams (@adamwilliamsTV) along with Sports Director/Anchor Joe Amorosino (@joeamorosino) and Meteorologist Jeremy Reiner (@jreineron7).
KLAS-TV (Las Vegas, NV): After three decades, long-time Broadcaster Paula Francis (paulafrancis8) has announced plans to retire from her role as Anchor @8NewsNow. Her last newscast is set for April 1st.
KTUU-TV/KTVA-TV (Anchorage, AK): Former Reporter Corey Allen Young has moved on from @Ch2KTUU and @ktva to join the Alaska Department of Corrections as its new Spokesman.
KCPQ-TV (Seattle, WA): This FOX affiliate (@Q13FOX) has moved Weekend Anchor Alexandra Lewis (@AlexLewisTV) to weekday mornings as an Anchor/Reporter.
KIRO-TV (Seattle, WA): Weekend Morning Meteorologist Morgan Palmer (@MorganKIRO7) has been promoted to Chief Meteorologist at the CBS affiliate (@KIRO7Seattle).
KRMA-TV (Denver, CO): John Ferrugia (@johnferrugia) is joining Rocky Mountain PBS (@rmpbs) as News Anchor and Managing Editor. He makes the move after spending more than two decades at cross-town station KMGH-TV.
WFUS-FM (Tampa Bay, FL): The station (@US1035) has promoted Travis Daily (@US1035Travis) to Senior Vice President. He will continue his Program Director duties at the station.
WECQ-FM (Walton Beach, FL): Sean Mack (@SeanMackRadio) and Chelsea Alayne (@QChelseaRadio13) host the newly launched afternoon show, "The Q," on @q92hitmusicnow.
WMGC-FM (Detroit, MI): "The Sean, Maz & Marc Show" hosted by Sean Baligian (@SeanPBali), Tom Mazawey (@TomMazawey) and Marc Fellhauer (@Marc1051Real) has moved to mornings @DSports1051.
WOAI-AM/KTKR-AM/KVET-AM (San Antonio/Austin, TX): Program Director at WOAI-AM (@1200WOAI) and KTKR-AM (@Ticket760), Brian Gann, has moved up to Director of Operations for Spoken Word, also adding oversight responsibilities for KVET-AM (@am1300thezone).
KLEY-FM (San Antonio): The station has added “El Show de Piolin” hosted by Eduardo Sotelo (@ElshowdePiolin), also known as “Piolin,” to its morning programming.
KALZ-FM/KRZR-AM (Fresno, CA): iHeartMedia radio stations KALZ-FM & KRZR-AM (@powertalk967) name Trevor Carey Afternoon Host and expand his show by one hour.
XHITZ-FM (San Diego, CA): Edina Macic (@edinamacic) joins @z903 as Co-Host of the “Morton in the Morning” show with Rick Morton.
KDKB-FM (Phoenix, AZ): Nancy Stevens (@NancyStevensMk) has been appointed Program Director @altaz933.
KCYE-FM (Las Vegas, NV): Mike West has been added as the new Morning Drive Co-Host @TheCoyote1027.