PR Newswire Media Moves - Issue November 16, 2015
PR Newswire's Audience Research Department provides daily media updates on @PRNmedia.
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Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh, PA): Starting on January 1, 2016, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Tribune-Review and The Valley Dispatch are combining into one newspaper, "Tribune-Review," to cover the Western Pennsylvania regional area @TribLive.
Time Warner Cable News Carolina - Raleigh Bureau (Raleigh, NC): Former KSNV-TV News Director Craig Hume is now the Senior Regional News Director @twc_carolinas. He is in charge of all four N.C. stations (@TWCNewsCLT. @TWCNewsRDU, @TWCNewsILM,@TWCNewsTriad).
NBC News/MSNBC News (New York, NY): Senior Vice President of Digital for @NBCNews Julian March (@JulianMarch) and Vice President and Executive Editor of @MSNBC Richard Wolff (@richardwolffedc) have both announced they are moving on from their respective positions. Filling in for both roles will be Nick Ascheim (@NickAscheim) under the title Digital Chief for News.
The New York Times - Washington Bureau (Washington, D.C.): Matt Apuzzo (@mattapuzzo) has been named an Investigative Reporter covering stories on national security for @nytpolitics. Apuzzo previously reported for the Justice Department Beat, which will now be covered by Politics Reporter Eric Lichtblau (@EricLichtblau).
Nylon Magazine (New York, NY): Deputy Editor Melissa Giannin (@melgiannini) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief @NylonMag.
International Business Times (New York, NY): Lauren Lyons Cole (@LaurenLyonsCole) is the new Personal Finance Editor @IBTimes.
MarketWatch - New York Bureau (New York, NY): Maria LaMagna (@MCLaMagna) climbs aboard @MarketWatch as a Personal Finance Reporter.
National Geographic Magazine (Washington, DC): Nina Strochlic (@NinaStrochlic) joins on as an Environment/Wildlife Writer @NatGeoMag.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Ex-Washingtonian Arts Editor Emily Codik (@EmilyCodik) is the new Assistant Editor of the Post's Weekend section.
The Register-Herald (Beckley, WV): Ex-Denver Post Managing Editor of Design, J. Damon Cain, is the new Editor @Register_Herald.
Boston Magazine (Boston, MA): Former Metro Boston Arts & Entertainment Editor Lisa Weidenfeld (@LisaWeidenfeld) has joined @BostonMagazine as the Deputy Digital Editor.
Us Weekly (New York, NY): Senior Reporter Brody Brown (@mrbrodybrown) has been promoted to Deputy Editor @usweekly. He was in the L.A. Bureau but now moves to the headquarters in the Big Apple.
Slate (New York, NY): Advice Columnist Emily Yoffe (@EmilyYoffe) has announced that she is moving on from her Dear Prudence column @Slate. She will be succeeded by The Toast Co-Founder Mallory Ortberg (@mallelis).
Southern Living (Birmingham, AL): Food Network Magazine’s Features Editor, Lisa Cericola (@lisacericola), has been named Senior Food Editor @Southern_Living.
Who What Wear (Los Angeles, CA): The new Associate News Editor @WhoWhatWear is Erin Fitzpatrick (@Fitzerinm). She was previously the Los Angeles Editorial Assistant at Refinery29.
Stanwood/Camano News (Stanwood, WA): Kathy Boyd is now Editor and General Manager @stancamnews, taking over both roles from Kelly Ruhoff. Boyd was previously Editor of weeklies, The Argus and the Courier Times, both in Skagit County, WA.
KDFW-TV (Dallas, TX): KEYE-TV Anchor/Reporter Alex Boyer (@AlexBoyerTV) will soon join the @FOX4 team in January 2016 as a General Assignment Reporter.
KHOU-TV (Houston, TX): The station (@KHOU) has welcomed Lauren Tostenson (@LaurenTostKHOU) as a Reporter. Tostenson was previously a Sports Reporter with Time Warner Cable News. In addition, Morning Anchor Mia Gradney (@MiaGradneyKHOU) is now the 5:00 p.m. Anchor alongside Anchor Greg Hurst.
WGCL-TV (Atlanta, GA): Three new Reporters have been hired @cbs46 for its new investigative team: Karyn Greer, Sally Sears and Art Harris will join current Reporter Harry Samler on the team.
WDSU-TV (New Orleans, LA): KALB-TV Anchor/Promotions Manager Farrah Reyna (@FarrahReyna) joins the @wdsu team as a Weekend Morning Anchor. She replaces longtime Anchor, LaTonya Norton who recently bid farewell to the station.
WCVB-TV (Needham, MA): Beginning December 19th, ex-Phoenix KPNX-TV Anchor Doug Meehan (@dougmeehan) returns to Boston to join @WCVB as an Anchor and Reporter.
WMTW-TV (Auburn, ME): After spending seven years @WMTWTV, Anchor Erin Ovalle (@ErinOvalleWMTW) is moving on to pursue other interests.
WLNE-TV (Providence, RI): Bianca Buono (@biancabuono) has joined the news team @ABC6 as a Multimedia Journalist. Previously, Bianca was a Weekend Anchor for KVRR-TV in Fargo, ND.
WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA): Brittany Murphy @BrittMurphyWMN) joins @WMassNews as a Traffic Reporter. Brittany comes from Marlborough, MA where she was a News Director for WMCT-TV.
WTKR-TV (Norfolk, VA): Ryan Minnaugh (@ryanminnaugh) enlists as the News Director @WTKR3. And Skip Valet (@skipvalet) is the new General Manager.
WVNS-TV (Ghent, WV): Lon Tegels (@desktv) is the new News Director.
WFMJ-TV (Youngstown, OH): Longtime Anchor Bob Black has announced that he is retiring at the end of the month from @21wfmj.
WCIU-TV (Chicago, IL): Former DNAinfo Chicago Radio Director Jon Hansen (@jonthecubsfan) is now a Social Media Coordinator and On-Air Correspondent @wciu.
KMGH-TV (Denver, CO): Tony Kovaleski (@TonyKovaleski) is returning to the ABC affiliate (@DenverChannel) as an Investigative Reporter. He moved on from the station in 2012 to join KNTV-TV in San Jose, CA.
KUSA-TV (Denver, CO): The NBC affiliate (@9news) has announced the upcoming retirement of longtime Anchor Mark Koebrich (@mkoebrich), effective next year. He has been with the station since 1978.
KTVI-TV (St. Louis, MO): Anchor/Reporter April Simpson (@foxonfox) has moved on from @FOX2now.
KTAR-FM (Phoneix, AZ): Weekend Talk Host Mike Russell (@MikeRussellKTAR) has been promoted to Evening News Talk Host @KTAR923 starting November 30th.
WOGG-FM (Connellsville, PA): Scott Alexander has been named Program Director and Morning Drive Host @radiofroggy. Alexander previously served at WBZZ-FM in Pittsburgh, PA for the past 12 years.
KBEE-FM (Salt Lake City, UT): Chris Hoffman has been added as the Program Director and Operation Manager @B987SLC.
WZBH-FM (Salisbury, MD): Drew Cage (@drewcage) has been welcomed as an Afternoon Host @WZBHRocks.
KCHZ-FM (Kansas City, MO): The Top 40 music station (@957thevibe) has named Mike O’Reilly (@moreilly77) as Program Director and Evening Host. He was most recently in the same role at KFMB-FM in San Diego, CA.
KBEB-FM (Sacramento, CA): This country station (@B925fm) welcomes Michelle Buckles (@michellemae) as Midday Host.
KCXX-FM/KATY-FM (San Bernardino, CA): Bill McNulty has announced his plans to retire as General Manager @x1039 and @1013_themix.
XETRA-FM (San Diego, CA): Assistant Program Director & Host Matt Stone bids farewell to @91x. Stone is returning to the East Coast for personal reasons.
107.3 Mod-FM (Palm Springs, CA): Former Cathedral City station KWXY-FM has been relaunched by Alpha Media as 107.3 Mod-FM. Gene Nichols is News Director.