PR Newswire's Media Moves - Issue April 6, 2015
PR Newswire's Audience Research Department provides daily updates on @PRNmedia.
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Bloomberg News (New York, NY): Karen Toulon (@karentoulon) has been named Executive Editor for Bloomberg News. Jason Kelly (@jasonkellynews) has been promoted to New York Bureau Chief at @business. Kathy Kiely (@kathykiely) is the new Politics News Director @bpolitics in Washington. And Talking Points Memo Reporter Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) signs on in D.C. as a Political Reporter.
Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA): Business Reporter Peter Bacque, who covered Energy and Transportation @TDBusinessDaily, has passed away at the age of 67. In addition, News Editor John Hoke has been promoted to Enterprise Editor. And Tom Kapsidelis takes on the News Editor position @RTDNews.
CBS Newspath (New York, NY): WBBM-TV Reporter Chris Martinez (@ChrisMartinezTV) is leaving the Windy City to become a West Coast Correspondent in May @CBSNewspathWest.
Politico (Arlington, VA): Former KDVR-TV Political Reporter Eli Stokols (@EliStokols) has signed on @politico as an Elections Reporter. And former New York Daily News Political Reporter Annie Karni (@anniekarni) joins as an Election Reporter.
New York Daily News - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Former Hill Reporter Cameron Joseph (@cam_joseph) is now a Washington Correspondent @NYDailyNews.
FOX Business Network (New York, NY): Former Bloomberg TV Reporter Trish Regan (@trish_regan) is the new Markets Reporter/Anchor @FoxBusiness.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Foreign Affairs Reporter Terrence McCoy (@terrence_mccoy) is now a Social Issues Reporter. And Transportation Reporter Abigail Hauslohner (@ahauslohner) is now covering City Hall @washingtonpost.
The Player's Tribune (email@example.com): This new online sports site (@PlayersTribune) was started up by former New York Yankee Derek Jeter. It is a new media platform that provides insight from the view of professional athletes.
Refinery29 (New York, NY): Anne-Marie Guarnieri (@AMG_OntheGo) is now a Deputy Editor @Refinery29 covering beauty, fashion and shopping.
Adexchanger.com (New York, NY): James Hercher (@JamesHercher) is now a Reporter @Adexchanger where he will write about digital marketing and advertising.
Mashable (New York, NY): The outlet has hired Miriam Kramer (@MiriKramer) as their first Space Reporter @Mashable. Also, David Yi (@seoulcialite) has joined the outlet as a Fashion Reporter.
Washingtonian (Washington, DC): Emily Codik (@EmilyCodik)(firstname.lastname@example.org)
USA Today (McLean, VA): Golf Digest Associate Editor Luke Kerr-Dineen (@LukeKerrDineen) is joining @USATODAYsports as a Sports Reporter.
Washington Examiner (Washington, DC): Ben Smith (@bmcsmith92) is the new Environment & Energy Reporter. And Robert King (@rking_19) now covers Healthcare @dcexaminer.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI): Editor & Publisher of The Detroit Free Press (@FreeP), Paul Anger, is set to retire in May.
The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles, CA) Erin Weinger (@eweinger) has been named Digital Style Director @THR.
The Herald Bulletin (Anderson, IN): Beverly Joyce is the new Publisher @heraldbulletin. She arrives from The Commercial-News in Danville, Illinois where she was also Publisher.
Delaware Business Times (Wilmington, DE): Web Editor Rana Fayez has moved on @DeBusinessTimes.
Casper Star-Tribune (Casper, WY): Sports Editor Ryan Holmgren (@ryanholmgren) has moved on from Minot Daily News to cover college prep @CSTribune.
WTVR-TV (Richmond, VA): Former KLBK-TV Weather Reporter Nikki-Dee Ray (@NikkiDeeRay) signs on @CBS6StormTeam as a Meteorologist.
New England Cable News (Newton, MA): Meteorologist Michael Page (@MichaelPageWx) has joined Boston's @NECN in the same role. Also joining the network is Elysia Rodriguez (@ElysiaNews) as a Freelance Reporter. Elysia was previously a Reporter and Fill-in Anchor for both WIVB-TV and WNLO-TV in Buffalo, NY.
WVIT-TV (West Hartford, CT): Kate Rayner (@KateRaynerNBC) has joined @NBCConnecticut as a Reporter/Anchor. Beginning April 20th, Dan Corcoran (@DanCorcoranTV) will join the station as a Nightside News Reporter.
WPLG-TV (Miami, FL): Shyann Malone (@ShyannMalone) has joined @WPLGLocal10 as a Weekend Evening Anchor.
WJAX-TV/WFOS-TV (Jacksonville, FL): Ben Becker (@BenBeckerANJax) has joined @ActionNewsJax as an Anchor & Reporter.
WCPO-TV (Cincinnati, OH): Jordan Burgess (@WCPOJordan) is now a Reporter @WCPO.
WEWS-TV (Cleveland, OH): Somara Theodore will be joining @WEWS as a Meteorologist.
WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee, WI): Anchor Mike Jacobs has announced that he will be retiring from @tmj4 in May after 37 years in the news.
KHBS/KHOG-TV (Fort Smith/Rogers, AR): Joshua Cole (@4029josh) is the Breaking News & Traffic Sunrise Anchor/Reporter @4029news.
KTVT-TV (Dallas, TX): Former WTXF-TV Sports Anchor/Reporter, Keith Russell, has joined KTVT-TV (@CBSDFW) as a Sports Anchor.
KTBS-TV (Shreveport, LA): KTVE/KARD’s Alanna Quillen (@alannaquillen) has moved to @KTBS as an Anchor/Reporter. Also, Jeff Beimfohr has joined the station as a Weekend Evening Anchor.
KABB-TV (San Antonio, TX): Longtime @KABBFOX29 Morning Anchor, Monica Taylor, has left the station to join CPS Energy as Director of Brand & Image.
Univision - Noticias 23 - WLTV-TV (Miami,FL): Erika Carrillo (@ErikaCarrilloTV) has joined Univision 23 (@Univision23) as an Investigative Reporter.
Deportes Telemundo (Miami, FL): Legendary Sports Anchor and Host, Jessi Losada (@jessitelemundo), is moving on from Deportes Telemundo (@telemundosports).
Univision - KUVN-TV (Dallas,TX): Univision - KUVN-TV (@UnivisionDallas) and Univision - KXLN-TV (@noticiashouston) have decided to no longer carry a local newscast. Instead, Anchors Karina Yapor (@KarinaYaporNews) and Rodolfo Sánchez (@RodSanchezTV) will anchor a joint regional newscast for Dallas and Houston.
KMSP-TV (Minneapolis, MN): Morning News Anchor Tom Halden (@tolhaldenfox9) has announced that he is moving on from the FOX affiliate (@myfox9) for another opportunity. He has been with the station since 2003.
KMGH-TV (Denver, CO): Lindsay Radford (@lindsayaradford) has been named News Director at the ABC affiliate (@denverchannel). She has most recently been in the same role at KSTP/KSTC in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN.
KWCH-TV (Wichita, KS): Will Kunkel (@kwchwill) has joined the station (@kwch12) as the lead Sports Anchor. He comes to KWCH from WNWO-TV in Toledo, OH.
KSHB-TV (Kansas City, MO): Mike Marusarz is returning to the NBC affiliate (@41ActionNews) as Co-Anchor of the weekday evening newscasts.
KTVI-TV (St. Louis, MO): The Fox affiliate (@fox2now) has tabbed Vic Faust (@victorjfaust) as Anchor of the weeknight newscasts. He was previously at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, MI. Also, WVIT-TV's Seth Lemon (@seth_lemon) has joined the station as a Reporter and Anchor.
KSDK-TV (St. Louis, MO): The NBC affiliate (@ksdknews) has named Karin Movesian as News Director taking over the role from Mike Shipley. She was most recently the News Director at KTNV-TV in Las Vegas, NV.
WSTR-FM/WQXI-AM (Atlanta, GA): John Dimick replaces Operations Director Scott Lindy, who has moved on from the Lincoln Financial stations. Dimick is currently SVP/Programming @star941atlanta and @espn790thezone.
KMOX-AM (St. Louis, MO): CBS Radio’s “Newsradio 1120” (@kmoxnews) has added Jane Dueker (@janedueker) as Host and Political Analyst.
KDKB-FM (Mesa, AZ): Christy Taylor (@christy_taylor) has been added as Music Director and Mid-day Host, Dustin Carlson is now the Afternoon Host and Monique Rodriguez is welcomed as the Evening Host @altaz933.
KTGX-FM (Tulsa, OK): KWEN-FM’s Assistant Program Director & Host, Kristina Carlyle, signs on @1061thetwister as the Program Director.
WIYY-FM (Baltimore, MD): The "Queen of Rock," Sarah Fleischer at Baltimore's WIYY-FM (@98Rock) has announced she will be retiring June 5.
KFBK-AM (Sacramento, CA): You can now hear Dan Mitchinson (@dmitchinson) in the mornings as a Co-Host on @kfbk.
KYSR-FM (Burbank, CA): Sebastian Davis moves from WNNX-FM in Atlanta to the West Coast as he joins @ALT987fm as Morning Show Executive Producer.
KOGO-AM (San Diego, CA): News station @KOGORadio hires Carl DeMaio (@carldemaio) as Afternoon Co-Host.
The Beast 980 (Los Angeles, CA): Tom Lee is the new Program Director @thebeast980.