PR Newswire's Media Moves: Issue - January 19, 2015
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Politico (Arlington, VA): Jack Shafer (@jackshafer) signs on @politico as a Political Columnist and also covering the media.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Gene Marks (@genemarks) starts a new column for the Post covering small business public policy.
The New Yorker (New York, NY): Amelia Lester (@ThatAmelia) has been promoted to Executive Editor. She has been with the magazine since 2009. In addition, David Haglund (@dbhaglund) is set to join as Literary Editor later this month.
Architectural Digest (New York, NY): Stefanie Waldek (@stefaniewaldek) joins the team @archdigest as an Editorial Assistant.
The Cut - New York Magazine (New York, NY): Former New York Times Chief Fashion Critic Cathy Horyn (@CathyHorynNY) has joined @TheCut as Editor-at-Large. She will cover Fashion Week’s Fall 2015 collections.
The Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, PA): Features reporter Tom Lavis (@TomLavistd) is putting down the keyboard after putting in over 45 years as a Reporter/Columnist and retiring.
Boston Business Journal (Boston, MA): Catherine Carlock (@BosBizCatherine) joins the Boston Business Journal as a Real Estate Editor. Carlock was previously a Reporter for the Triad Business Journal in North Carolina.
Burlington Free Press (Burlington, VT): Al Getler (@AlGetler) has become the President and Publisher of The Burlington Free Press. Most recently, Getler was the Group Publisher for the North of Boston Media Group.
WBTW-TV (Myrtle Beach, SC): Weekend Anchor/Reporter Meghan Miller has been promoted to Weeknight Anchor at this CBS affiliate (@wbtwnews13).
WTMJ-AM (Milwaukee, WI): Executive Producer Eric Brooks has been promoted to Assistant Program Director at this News/Talk station (@620wtmj).
WJZY-TV (Charlotte, NC): Former Illinois Sports Anchor/Reporter Zach Groth is now the same at this Fox station (@FOX46CAROLINAS).
WKBN-TV (Youngstown, OH): Derrick Lewis is the newest Reporter at this CBS affiliate (@WKBN). He previously worked for MSNBC and TV3 in Winchester, Va.
WNKY-TV (Bowling Green, KY): General Manager Jeff Cash is moving on from this Max Media station.
WHHD-FM (Augusta, GA): Program Director/Midday DJ Chuck Whitaker has moved on from the station (@HD983)..
WTLC-FM/WHHH-FM (Indianapolis, IN): WTLC-FM (@1067WTLC) Program Director Karen Vaughn (@KarenVaughn) is now handling programming duties for sister station WHHH-FM (@Hot963) as well.
CNBC - Silicon Valley Bureau (Palo Alto, CA): Mary Catherine Wellons (@mcwellons) is set to replace Mark Berniker as San Francisco Bureau Chief at CNBC (@cnbc) in February.
WFAA-TV (Dallas, TX): Long-time @wfaachannel8 Sports Anchor/Reporter, George Riba (@georgeriba), is set to retire this February. Assistant News Director George Rodrigue (@gprodrigue3) will soon part ways with the station later this month. And KLRT-TV/KARK-TV's David Goins (@dgoins) will be joining the outlet in February as a Reporter.
KGTV-TV (San Diego, CA): Tiffani Lupenski (@tiffani317) has been named News Director at KGTV-TV (@10news).
KXTV-TV (Sacramento, CA): Emily Pritchard (@emilyjpritch) moves from WBND-TV in Indiana over to KXTV-TV (@News10_CA) as a Weekend Evening Anchor.
KXAS-TV (Fort Worth, TX): KVII-TV Meteorologist Brian James (@BrianJamesWx) will be the new Weekend Morning Meteorologist at @NBCDFW starting this March.
KTVT-TV (Fort Worth, TX): After 17 years at @CBSDFW, Sports Anchor Babe Laufenberg (@BabeLaufenberg) has parted ways with the Dallas-Fort Worth station.
KVIA-TV (El Paso, TX): Danny Mata (@DannyMataJr) is now the Sports Director at @abc7breaking.
WBEZ-FM (Chicago, IL) After 10 years at her post as Managing Editor, Sally Eisele (@eiselesally) has moved on from @WBEZ to accept a new position as General Manager at Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) in Michigan. Eisele will begin her new role mid-February.
WLNE-TV (Providence, RI): Weekend Evening Anchor Mike Lacrosse (@MikeLaCrosse) was recently promoted to Weekday Morning Anchor.
WFXT-TV (Dedham, MA): Jim Morelli (@MorelliJim) is joining @fox25news as a Part-Time Reporter. Morelli is currently a Medical Reporter for CNN.
WPYO-FM/WCFB-FM (Orlando, FL): Dawn Campbell has been promoted to Assistant Program Director @Power953 and @Star945.
WRXK-FM (Fort Myers, FL): Jeff Zito (@TheJeffZito) has joined @96_KRock as Program Director & Midday Host.
WJQK-FM (Zeeland, MI): WJQK-FM (@JQ993) welcomes Ceci Lebarge and Adam McNutt as the Morning Show Hosts.
WINK-FM (Fort Myers, FL): Nick Craig has joined @969MoreFM as the Program Director.
JAMA Surgery (Baltimore, MD): Melina Kibbe (@kibbemr) is now the new Editor-in-Chief at @JAMASurgery while Amalia Cochran (@AmaliaCochranMD) takes on the new role of Web & Social Media Editor.
KOMO-TV (Seattle, WA): KNXV-TV's Pat Costello has been named News Director @komonews starting in February.
KSD-FM (St. Louis, MO): Tony Banks (@TonyBanks) is the new Programming Manager at the country music station, @937TheBull, as well as the Regional Programming Manager for iHeartMedia's St. Louis, Wichita and Springfield clusters.
KCTV-TV/KSMO-TV (Kansas City, MO): Mike Cukyne has been hired as Vice President & General Manager of the duopoly (@KCTV5/@KSMOTV). He was previously at KMOV-TV in St. Louis, MO.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO): The station (@KMOV) has announced that Emily Rau (@emilyrau) will be Co-Anchor of “News 4 This Morning,” taking over for Claire Kellett (@Claire_Kellett). Kellett moves on to Co-Hosting the station's later morning show, “Great Day St. Louis.”
ESPN Deportes (Coral Gables, FL): Hugo Sanchez has joined the "Futbol Picante" (@futpicante) squad as an Analyst on the station (@ESPNDeportes).
Univision Network - Despierta America (Miami, FL): Paul Stanley (@PAULSTANLEYD) has moved on from @Univision morning show, "Despierta America" (@DespiertaAmeric).
Deportes Telemundo (Miramar, FL): Eli Velázquez (@velazquez44) has been named Executive Vice President of Hispanic Enterprises for Deportes Telemundo (@telemundosports).
CNN en Español (Atlanta, GA): Planning Producer Maria Rozman (@MariaRozman) has moved on from @CNNEE and has accepted the position of Director of Hispanic Media for the Hispanic Access Foundation.
Telemundo 52 - KVEA-TV (Burbank, CA): Executive Producer Rossyris Silva (@rossy_silva) has been promoted to Assistant News Director @TELEMUNDO52.