PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue May 26, 2015
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USA Today (McLean, VA): New York Bureau Chief Laura Petrecca (@LauraPetrecca) is now also the Money Editor @USATODAY. Lisa Kiplinger (@lisakiplinger) is now the Personal Finance Editor. Breaking News Reporter Donna Leinwand Leger (@DonnaLeinwand) is now the Breaking News Editor. And Executive Editor Susan Weiss; Breaking News Editor Anne Willette; Deputy Managing Editor/Life Dennis Moore; Business Assignment Editor Doug Carroll; Page One Editor David Colton; Auto/Retail Editor Fred Meier Advertising/Marketing Reporter Bruce Horovitz; Business Reporter Gary Strauss: Retirement/Lifestyle Reporter Nanci Hellmich; Auto Industry Columnist James Healey and Money Columnist John Waggoner are all moving on from America's newspaper (@usatoday).
Thomson Reuters (New York, NY): Carmel Crimmins (@carmelcrimmins) is now Financial Services Editor. Thomson Reuters Detroit Auto Reporter Ben Klayman (@benklayman) is the new Bureau Chief for the Midwest Bureau @reuters and will be based in Chicago. And Southeast Asia Bureau Chief Jason Szep (@jasonszep) is returning stateside to be the new National Affairs Editor in Washington.
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA): Business Insurance Managing Editor Paul Bomberger (@InquirerPaulB) is the new Assistant Business Editor. Philadelphia Daily News Music Reporter Jonathan Takiff (@JTakiff) returns as the Tech/Startups Reporter. Former Bloomberg scribe Jacob Adelman (@jacobadelman) joins on as the Commercial Real Estate Reporter. And former Gambling/Casinos Reporter Suzette Parmley (@SuzParmley) is now the Retail Reporter @PhillyInquirer.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC) Former Politico Pro Financial Services Editor Dave Clarke (@davecclarke) is now the Deputy Editor of a project covering power and influence. And Moscow Reporter Karoun Demirjian (@karoun) will be moving back to Washington to cover Defense and Foreign Policy @washingtonpost.
CNN (Atlanta, GA): Ben Werschkul (@benwerschkul) has joined @CNN as a Senior Producer. Karen McGowan (@metalkaren) has switched from economics to personal finance as she was named Senior Editor @cnnmoney in New York. And former WJZY-TV Reporter Archith Seshadri has joined @CNNI as a News Desk Editor.
Good Morning America - ABC Television Network (New York, NY): Jesse Palmer (@jessepalmerespn) has joined @gma as a Special Contributor.
Mother Jones (San Francisco, CA): Maria Streshinsky (@MStreshinsky) will be the Deputy Editor @MotherJones and Aaron Wiener (@AaronWiener) is the new Senior Editor for the Washington DC Bureau. Max Rosenthal (@MaxJRosenthal) and Russ Choma (@RussChoma) are two new Staff Reporters.
The New Republic (Washington, DC): Paul Ford (@FTrain) has started @TNR as a Columnist and Contributing Editor.
Media General - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Jim Osman (@jimosman) opens up Media General's (@Media_General) new D.C. bureau as its Bureau Chief.
Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, NE): Bradley Davis (@bradleydaviswsj) was named the new Business Editor starting next month @owhnews. He was previously an editor at The Wall Street Journal. The paper's current Business Editor, Deb Shanahan (@editormom) will now be Features Editor.
Rolling Stone (New York, NY): Josh Swade (@JoshSwade) has been named Executive Producer of Film & Video @RollingStone.
Environment & Energy Daily (Washington, DC): Former CQ/Roll Call Reporter Geof Koss (@geofkoss) is now covering Energy Policy @EEPublishing.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Atlanta, GA): Sports Writer Seth Emerson (@SethEmerson) is the new Georgia Bulldogs beat writer @ajc. He arrives from the Macon Telegraph and the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.
WGCL-TV (Atlanta, GA): Former KMOV-TV Anchor Sharon Reed has moved to sister station WGCL (@cbs46) and starts in June.
WBZ-TV (Boston, MA): Reporter Chris McKinnon (@ChrisWBZ) has been promoted to Anchor @cbsboston.
WFLA-TV (Tampa, FL): After 38 years in broadcasting, veteran Anchor Gayle Sierens, has announced that she will retire from anchoring the 11:00 p.m. news @WFLA at the end of the year. Sierens last day for anchoring the 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. news was Wednesday, May 20.
WSBK-TV (Boston, MA): Liam Martin crosses town from WCVB-TV to join WSBK-TV (@mytv38) as Anchor.
WOAI-TV/KABB-TV (San Antonio, TX): Claudia Garofalo (@claudiaonliving) has been named Traffic Reporter @News4SA and KABBFOX29.
WSJV-TV (South Bend, IN): Morning News Anchor Faran Fronczak (@faranf_fox28) is now a Prime Time Anchor @FOX28News.
WCPO-TV (Cincinnati, OH): Former WISN-TV Anchor Craig McKee is now on the air @WCPO as an Evening News Anchor.
WISN-TV (Milwaukee, WI): Joyce Garbaciak (@JoyceGarbaciak) and Patrick Paolantonio (@ppaolantonio) are now the new Weekday Evening Anchors @WISN12News.
WEVV-TV (Evansville, IN): Both Shelby Coates (@ShelbyaCoates) and Melissa Schroeder (@mschroederTV) are joining @WEVV as Morning Anchors.
WANE-TV (Fort Wayne, IN): Brett Thomas (@daybrett) is now an Evening Co-Anchor @wane15.
KSFY-TV (Sioux Falls, SD): Veteran Anchor Nancy Naeve has moved on from @ksfynews after broadcasting for more than two decades at the station.
KZZP-TV (Phoenix, OR): Assistant Program Director and Mid-day Host Aaron Taylor has moved on from @KISSFMPhoenix.
KCCI-TV (Des Moines, IA): Long-time Anchor Kevin Cooney (@kevincooneykcci) has announced his upcoming retirement from the station (@KCCINews), effective this fall. He has been with the station for more than 40 years.
KSTP-TV (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN): The ABC affiliate (@kstp) has promoted Anne Wittenborg (@annewittenborg) from Assistant News Director to News Director.
KRDO-TV (Colorado Springs, CO): Current Meteorologist Rachael Plath (@rachaelplath) has been promoted to Chief Meteorologist @krdonc13.
WRAL-FM (Raleigh, NC): Program Director Barry Foxx is moving on from @mix1015wralfm.
WOGT-FM (Chattanooga, TN): Reid Thrush has been hired as Program Director at this Cumulus Media Country station (@1079nashicon).
WRVW-FM (Nashville, TN): Jonathan Shuford is the new Program Director at this iHeartMedia station (@1075theRiver).
WGFG-FM (Orangeburg, SC): Morning Host Russ T. Fender is retiring after more than 27 years in radio.
KHOW-AM/KKZN-AM (Denver, CO): Josh Everett has been named Program Director at the two iHeartMedia talk radio stations (@630khow)/(@RealTalk760). He was most recently at WGY-AM/FM and WOFX-AM in Albany, NY.