PR Newswire's Media Moves - Issue March 16, 2015
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Politico (Arlington, VA): Former Boston Globe Washington Correspondent Bryan Bender (@BryanDBender) will be the new National Security Editor @politico. Also, Glenn Thrush (@glennthrush) has been promoted to Chief Political Correspondent. He had been Senior Staff Writer @politicomag.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Changes on the Media Desk include Bill Brink taking over as Media Editor and Connor Ennis (@EnnisNYT) becoming his Deputy. In addition, John Koblin (@koblin) leaves the Style section to join the Television Desk, while Sydney Ember (@melbournecoal) replaces Stuart Elliot covering Advertising and Marketing. And lastly, Randy Archibold (@randynyt) is now Deputy Sports Editor at @nytimes.
Tallahassee Democrat (Tallahassee, FL): William Hatfield (@WilliamHNWFDN) has been named Executive Editor here (@TDOnline).
Associated Press (Washington, DC): Lisa Lerer (@llerer) has joined the @AP_Politics team to cover Hillary Clinton. She will continue her role @bpolitics as well.
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): Meeta Agrawal (@meeta) is now Deputy Editor @EW.
Glamour (New York, NY): Laurel Pinson (@laurelpinson) has been named Digital Editorial Director of Glamour (@glamourmag) starting March 30th. She will be coming from Stylecaster, where she is currently Editor-in-Chief.
FiveThirtyEight (New York, NY): David Firestone (@fstonenyt) is joining @FiveThirtyEight as its Managing Editor. He was formerly a member of the Editorial Board at The New York Times.
Orange County Register (Santa Ana, CA): Publisher Rich Mirman adds CEO and President to his duties @OCRegister as Aaron Kushner has stepped down from the positions.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Devon Maloney (@dynamofire) has been added to the staff @LATimes as Pop Music Editor.
Vocativ (@Vocativ): Jamie Tarabay (@JamieTarabay) is now a Senior Editor covering National Security for the outlet.
Calaveras Enterprise (San Andreas, CA) Bruce Kyse has been named Publisher @cal_enterprise.
KCYY-FM (San Antonio, TX): Claudia Garofalo (@claudiaonliving) has left KCYY-FM (@Y100SanAntonio) to spend more time on her position as Co-Host of “San Antonio Living” on WOAI-TV.
KRIV-TV (Houston, TX): KOLR/KOZL-TV Meteorologist Lindsey Day (@LindseyDayWx) will join the weather team @MyFoxHouston starting later this month.
“Good Morning Texas” – WFAA-TV (Dallas, TX): Long-time Co-Host of WFAA-TV’s “Good Morning Texas (@wfaagmt),” Amy Vanderoef (@AmyVanderoef) has moved on from the show.
KTHV-TV (Little Rock, AR): Laura Monteverdi (@LauraMonteverdi) has been named a Multi-Media Journalist @THV11.
WNWO-TV (Toledo, OH): Stefanie Martinez (@StefanieNBC24) has been promoted to Morning Reporter/Anchor here (@nbc24wnwo). She will be replacing Angelique Gonzalez (@AnchorAngi24), who is taking the role of Multimedia Journalist at the station.
KRRL-FM (Los Angeles, CA): Abdul Hashem joins the new KRRL-FM (@real923LA) as Assistant Program Director and Host.
KEGY-FM (San Diego, CA): Alexia Gloria is the new Evening Host @ENERGY1037SD.
WXBQ-FM (Bristol, VA): Operations Manager/Program Director Bill Hagy announced he will retire April 1st after five decades in radio including @THE_WXBQ_RABBIT
WNNX-FM (Atlanta, GA): Jay Philpott has been hired @rock1005atlanta as Assistant Program Director/Afternoon DJ. He arrives from WZBA-FM in Baltimore.
Univision WFDC-TV (Washington,DC): Tsi-tsi-ki Félix (@TsitsikiFelix) has returned to Unvision (@univision), but this time with Univision WFDC-TV (@NoticiasDC) as the Weekday News Anchor. She was previously on Univision Radio.
WTNH-TV (New Haven, CT): Morning Anchor @WTNH, Chris Velardi (@cvelardi) is leaving the news industry for a career in public relations.
WTIC-TV/WCCT-TV (Hartford, CT): Beginning in April, Jon Hitchcock (@jhitchcockCBS3) will be the new VP & General Manager of WTIC-TV (@FoxCT) and WCCT-TV. Most recently, Hitchcock was the President and General Manager of two CBS owned stations in Philadelphia.
WJLA-TV (Washington, D.C.): Beginning in June, Anchor Jonathan Elias (@EliasWBZ) will join @ABC7News in Washington. Elias comes from WBZ-TV in Boston.
WFSB-TV (Rocky Hill, CT): Reporter Sujata Jain (@SujataTV) will be joining @WFSBnews in early April. Most recently, Jain was a Reporter for WCSC in South Carolina. Also joining as a Reporter in April is WZTV's Roger Susanin (@RogerSusanin).
WLNE-TV (Providence, RI): Anchor/Reporter Mark Curtis (@MarkCurtisABC6) has moved on from the station (@ABC6).
KMGA-FM (Albuquerque, NM): Jon Lurie has been appointed Program Director at the station, effective March 16th.
WFGR-FM (Grand Rapids, MI): Afternoon Drive Host Craig Russell has moved on from the station.