PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue March 7, 2016
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The Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL): Editor Avido Khahaifa (@AKhahaifa) has been named as the new Publisher & Editor-in-Chief @OrlandoSentinel.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, FL): Editor Howard Saltz (@HowardSaltz) has been named Publisher & Editor-in-Chief @SunSentinel.
Architectural Digest (New York, NY): Vicky Lowry has joined @ArchDigest as Editorial Projects Director. She was previously Features Director at Elle Décor, Veranda and House Beautiful.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Chris Kirkham (@c_kirkham) has joined @WSJ as a Reporter covering real estate. He was formerly a Business Reporter at the Los Angeles Times.
The Village Voice (New York, NY): Bilge Ebiri (@BilgeEbiri) has been named a Film Critic @villagevoice. He previously held the same position at Vulture and New York Magazine. Raillan Brooks (@raillan_ebrooks) is now an Associate Editor. Brooks previously served as Associate Editor at The Huffington Post.
Climbing (Boulder, CO): Senior Editor Julie Ellison (@joolyhart) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief of the rock climbing magazine (@climbingmag). The previous Editor, Shannon Davis, has moved on from the publication.
Associated Press – Concord Bureau (Concord, NH): Former Foxnews.com Science and Technology Reporter Michael Casey (@mcasey1) will rejoin @AP in April as a New England Correspondent. He worked with the AP from 2002-2012.
Refinery29 (New York, NY): Beauty Director Megan McIntyre (@megsmcintyre) has been promoted to Beauty Features Director @refinery29. Cat Quinn (@catquinn) has been promoted to Beauty Director. She was previously Deputy Beauty Director.
The Daily Dot (Austin, TX): Jay Hathaway (@strutting) is now a Senior Editor @dailydot for the LOL Section. He was previously a Staff Writer at Gawker.
Mic (New York, NY): Kelly Dickerson (@kickerson13) steps up to the Mic (@micnews) as a Science Reporter. She arrives from Tech Insider where she previously held the same title.
New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH): Matt Sartwell (@mattsartwell) has become Managing Editor @UnionLeader. Previously, he was a City Editor for The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina.
Post Register (Idaho Falls, ID): The paper (@thepostregister) recently named Monte LaOrange as Managing Editor, taking over for Rob Thornberry, who moved on.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs, CO): Joanna Bean (@jolbean) has moved on from the paper (@csgazette) for a position with the University of Colorado. The paper's Publisher, Dan Steever, will be Interim Editor until a replacement is announced.
The Galveston County Daily News (Galveston, TX): Managing Editor Michael Smith has taken on the role of Editor @GalvNews.
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA): Robert Jiranek is the new Publisher @DailyProgress.
Daily Press (Newport News, VA): Publisher Digby Solomon is retiring and Editor Marisa Porto will also add Publisher to her duties @Daily_Press.
The Evening Sun (Hanover, PA): Former GameTimePA.com Sports Editor Elizabeth Jones (@lyzzjones) is the new News Director @theeveningsun.
Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Bluefield, WV): Senior Editor Bill Archer announced his retirement recently after 30 years in the newspaper business @bdtonline.
LaGrange Daily News (LaGrange, GA): Jeff Parra is the new Publisher @lagrangenews. He arrives from Oklahoma. He replaces Rick Thomason, who is now Group Publisher at Civitas Media in North Carolina.
The Lincoln County News (Lincoln, ME): Deputy Editor J.W. Oliver has been promoted to Editor @lcnmaine.
KNTV-TV (San Jose, CA): This NBC affiliate (@nbcbayarea) welcomes Jaxon Van Derbeken (@jvanderbeken) as a Reporter; Chris Chmura as a Consumer Investigator; and Colin Resch as a Sports Reporter to the station.
KGW-TV (Portland, OR): Former quarterback for the Oregon Ducks, Joey Harrington (@JohnMayIII), is now a part-time Reporter and Contributor @KGWNews.
WTVT-TV (Tampa, FL): Scott Smith (@ScottSmithTV) has been welcomed as Sports Director @myfoxtampabay. Smith previously served as Sports Anchor at WTTG-TV in DC.
WNEM-TV (Saginaw, MI): We regret to announce the sudden passing of @WNEMTV5News news anchor Sam Merrill.
Bay News 9 (Tampa, FL): Stephanie Claytor (@ClaytorReports) has joined @BN9 as a General Assignment Reporter.
WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo, MI): Christine VanTimmeren (@C_VanTimmeren) has joined @WWMTNews as a General Assignment Reporter.
KUT-FM (Austin, TX): Intern Syeda Hasan (@KUTsyeda) takes on the role of General Assignment Reporter @KUT while Intern/Freelancer Andrew Weber (@England_Weber) joins as a full-time Reporter and Producer. Ashley Lopez (@AshLopezRadio) joins as a Senior Reporter covering politics and healthcare. She was most recently a Reporter at WFPL in Louisville, KY. And Audrey McGlinchy (@AKMcGlinchy) has been named City Hall Reporter. She was previously an Intern, Producer and Reporter at the station.
KXOS-FM (Los Angeles, CA): Martín Romero is Host of the new PM Drive show “El Show Del Raton” at this Spanish language station (@radiocentro939).
XHPRS-FM (San Diego, CA): Sammy Jo Golesh is the new Morning Show Producer @1057MAXFM. Golesh was formerly with XHRM-FM.
WIL-FM (St. Louis, MO): The country music station (@wil92) has announced its new morning show, “Bud and Broadway”, hosted by new additions Bud Ford (@budfordweather) and Jerry Broadway (@budandbroadway). They make the move from KTGX-FM in Tulsa, OK.