PR Newswire's Media Moves: Issue - March 2, 2015
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Fortune (New York, NY): Leena Rao (@LeenaRao) and Kristen Bellstrom (@kayelbee) have joined @FortuneMagazine as Senior Writers. Matthew Heimer (@MatthewHeimer) has been hired as a Senior Editor. Robert Hackett (@rhhackett) is now a Writer. And Christina Austin is now working as a Producer.
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): Beginning in mid-March, Business Editor Mark Pothier (@markpothier) will begin his new role as Assistant Managing Editor for the Globe’s Sunday Opinion Page. Pothier has been Business Editor since August of 2013.
Boston.com (Boston, MA): Tim Molloy (@TimAMolloy) and Kaitlyn Johnston (@kaitkylejohn) will join @BostonDotCom beginning March 16th. Molloy will become Editor and Johnston will be Deputy Editor. Most recently, Molloy was the Digital Engagement Editor for the “Frontline” segment on PBS and Johnston comes from Boston Magazine where she was an Executive Digital Editor.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Noam Scheiber (@noamscheiber) has joined @nytimes as a Labor Reporter and Pui-Wing Tam (@puiwingtam) has joined the San Francisco Bureau as a Technology Reporter.
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Associate Political Editor Kyle Trygstad (@KyleTrygstad) is now the Features Editor @rollcall.
Conde Nast Traveler (New York, NY): Candice Rainey (@candicerainey) joins the travel publication as a Deputy Editor. She most recently held the same position at Details Magazine.
Politico (Arlington, VA): Terry Mulcahy (@TerryDMulcahy) is a new Web Producer @politico.
Politico PRO (Arlington, VA): Former CNN Money Financial Reporter Jennifer Liberto (@jenliberto) signs on as a Senior Financial Services Reporter @politicopro. And Kat Borgerding (@KatBorgerding) is a new Web Content Producer.
Vulture - New York Magazine (@Vulture)(firstname.lastname@example.org): Gazelle Emami (@Gazellephant) is the new Senior Editor covering television. Lauretta Charlton (@Laurettaland) will be the new Associate Editor for music. Dee Lockett (@Dee_Locket) has also joined the outlet as an Associate Editor covering general entertainment news.
Philadelphia Daily News (Philadelphia, PA): Jenny DeHuff (@RuffTuffDH) takes over the Philly gossip column @PhillyDailyNews. Former Gossip Columnist Molly Eichel (@mollyeichel) is joining The Philadephia Inquirer Weekend Section and also covering television.
Saveur (New York, NY): Sophie Brickman (@sbrickman) returns to @SAVEURMAG as Senior Editor.
CNN (Washington, DC): Political Commentator Jay Carney (@JayCarney) will be leaving the network to take over the role of Vice President at Amazon.
People (New York, NY): Food and Lifestyle Editor Sonal Dutt (@sonal_dutt) has been promoted to Director of Food and Lifestyle.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Andy Serwer (@Serwer) is now the Editor-in-Chief @YahooFinance.
Buzzfeed -Silicon Valley (@BuzzfeedSF): William Alden (@WilliamAlden), Caroline O'Donovan (@CeODonovan) and John Paczkowski (@JohnPaczkowski) are now Reporters for the outlet. And Nicole Nguyen (@ItsNicoleNguyen) is the new Tech & Products Editor.
KLEAN Radio (Los Angeles, CA): Veteran broadcast journalist Pat O’Brien (@pobpatobrien) signs on @KleanRadio as a Host.
WNBC-TV (New YOrk, NY): Former WTXF-TV Philly Anchor Kerry Barrett (@Kerry4NY) signs on with the "Today in New York" show @TodayinNewYork as an Anchor/Reporter.
WDJT-TV (Milwaukee, WI): Drew Michaels (@4029Drew) will be joining WDJT-TV (@CBS58) as Chief Meteorologist. He will be replacing Mark McGinnis, who is moving on from the station to work on his weather consulting business.
Telemundo Houston - KTMD-TV (Houston, TX): Crystal Ayala (@CrystalAyala1) has joined Telemundo Houston (@TelemundoHou) as its Consumer Investigative Reporter. Prior to joining Telemundo, Ayala was the Investigative Reporter for Univision Houston.
WNCN-TV (Raleigh, NC): Kristin Ketchell (@kristinketchell) has been hired as Weekend Morning Meteorologist at @WNCN. She arrives from WOWK-TV in Huntington, WV.
WLNK-FM (Charlotte, NC): Kelly Meyers is the new voice at Middays on this Greater Media station (@1079thelink). She arrives from crosstown rival WNKS-FM.
WUBT-FM (Nashville,TN): James Raymer has been promoted from Assistant Program Director to Program Director @1011thebeat
WATN-TV/WLMT-TV (Memphis, TN): GM Ardyth Diercks has moved on from these @localmemphis stations.
KWES-TV (Midland, TX): Chief Meteorologist, Tom Tefertiller (@Tom_NW9_WX) is now also News Director at KWES-TV (@newswest9).
KLRT-TV (Little Rock, AR): KCAU-TV’s Matt Peterson (@mpetersonkcautv) will join KLRT-TV (@FOX16News) as a Weekend Meteorologist at the end of March.
KARK-TV (Little Rock, AR): Kira Miner (@WxKira) has been named a Weekend Meteorologist @KARK4News starting mid-March.
WZDX-TV (Huntsville, AL): Mark Overstreet has been named Vice President/General Manager @wzdxfox54.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO): Mike Murphy has been named as the next General Manager for the CBS affiliate (@kmov). He makes the move from the same position at WBMA-TV in Birmingham, AL.
KARE-TV (Minneapolis, MN): Lou Raguse (@louraguse4) will be joining the station (@kare11) as a Reporter starting in late March. He is currently with Buffalo, NY station WIVB-TV.
KMSP-TV (Minneapolis, MN): Jason Matheson (@jasonmatheson) is returning to the station (@myfox9) as an Entertainment Reporter. He was most recently at crosstown rival WCCO-TV, where he worked after originally leaving KMSP in 2013.
KHTP-FM (Seattle, WA): The adult contemporary station (@hot1037seattle) has hired Suga Rae (@sugaraeradio) as an Evening Host.
WXYZ-TV (Detroit, MI): WXYZ-TV (@wxyzdetroit) has added Justin Rose (@JRoseWXYZ) as a Sports Reporter.
WGPR-FM/WDMK-FM (Detroit, MI): Radio One Detroit (@hiphopdetroit) (@1059KISS) has named Nate Bell as the Operations Manager.
WMGC-FM (Detroit, MI): Detroit's sports radio WMGC-FM (@DSports1051) has named Dave Shore as the Program Director.
WAOA-FM (Melbourne, FL): WAOA-FM (@1071A1A) Morning Show Host Timmy Vee is moving on after more than two decades with the station.