PR Newswire's Media Moves: Issue - November 24, 2014
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Politico (Arlington, VA): Tampa Bay Times Enterprise Editor Bill Duryea (@bduryeatimes) and Reporter Michael Kruse (@michaelkruse) are both joining the Politico team. Bill will be a Political Enterprise Editor and Michael will be a Senior Staff Writer.
Public Radio International (Minneapolis, MN) Former Washington Post Content Director David Beard is the new Executive Editor at PRI.
The Center for Investigative Reporting (@CIROnline): Nathan Halverson (@EWords) is now an Investigative News Reporter at The Center for Investigative Reporting. Hoy Chicago Managing Editor Fernando Diaz will also join CIR as a Senior Editor in December.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Nicco Mele (@nicco) joins the L.A. Times as Deputy Publisher. Award-winning Writer and Editor Bob Sipchen (@sierrabob) returns as a Senior Editor.
CNN - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): Political Reporter Maeve Reston (@maevereston) parts ways with the Los Angeles Times to join the political team at CNN. Maeve will remain in Los Angeles. And Jason Kravarik (@jasonkcnn) joins the network as a Producer.
Travel & Leisure (New York, NY): Jesse Ashlock (@jesseashlock) joins the team at T&L as Features Director.
T : The New York Times Style Magazine (New York, NY): Amanda Smith is the first Associate Publisher at T Magazine (@tmagazine).
Organic Life (Emmaus, PA): Former Saveur Senior Editor Karen Shimizu (@karemizu) is joining the new team at this magazine that launches in April, 2015 as Deputy Editor. James Oseland (@jamesoseland) is the Editor-in-Chief.
The Texas Tribune (Austin, TX): Roll Call Reporter Abby Livingston (@RollCallAbby) joins the Tribune as its Washington Correspondent.
ESPN (Bristol, CT): ESPN's Coordinating Producer Hugo Balta (@HugoBalta) will begin his new duties as Director of Multicultural Content on December 1st.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Baseball Reporter Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) was promoted to National Sports Reporter at The Post. And Sports Reporter Mike Wise (@MikeWiseguy) has left to join a new ESPN project.
MSNBC (New York, NY): MSNBC's "Up With Steve Kornacki" (@upwithsteve) has added Segment Producer Adam Noboa (@AdamNoboa) to the team.
New York Observer (New York, NY): Jimmy Soni (@jimmyasoni) has joined the New York Observer as a Social Media Consultant.
Mississippi Business Journal (Jackson, MS): Veteran Journalist Jack Weatherly has joined the Mississippi Business Journal as a Reporter.
Tulsa World (Tulsa, OK): News Editor Mike Strain (@mikestrain) has been promoted to Managing Editor at Tulsa World.
The Intercept (@The_Intercept)(email@example.com): John Cook (@JohnJCOok) has moved on from his post as Editor-in-Chief at The Intercept.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo)(firstname.lastname@example.org): Amanda Chang will be the new Health Editor at Yahoo!.
KOAA-TV (Colorado Springs, CO): Morning Anchor Adam Atchison (@KOAAAtchison) has announced that he is moving on from the NBC affiliate KOAA-TV. He has been at the station since 2007.
KMSP-TV (Minneapolis, MN): Sheila Oliver has been named as Vice President and General Manager of KMSP-TV (@MyFOX9) replacing Carol Rueppel, who has announced her retirement.
WJAR-TV (Cranston, RI): Sports Reporter Adam Bagni (@NBC10_Adam) will soon move over to News for WJAR-TV.
WFFF-TV/WVNY-TV (Colchester, VT): Joe Smith (@JoeSmithTV22_44) has joined WFFF-TV/WVNY-TV as an Anchor.
WSNS-TV (Chicago, IL): Rodrigo Arana (@AranaRoa) is set to join WSNS-TV as a Sports Reporter in December.
KVOA-TV (Tucson, AZ): Long-time News Anchor Tom McNamara (@tommcnamaraAZ) will be moving on from the station in mid-December to pursue his interest in real estate investment. Traffic Reporter Nichole Szemerei (@NicholeSzemerei) has been named Morning News Anchor at KVOA-TV.
WTVT-TV (Tampa, FL): Haley Hinds (@HaleyHinds) has joined WTVT-TV as a Weekend Anchor.
WMSN-TV (Madison, WI): John DeSimone has joined WMSN-TV as the General Manager.
WCBS-TV (New York, NY): Peter Maer (@petermaercbs) is set to retire from WCBS-TV at the end of the year.
KSBJ-FM (Humble, TX): Troy West is the Assistant Program Director & Music Director at KSBJ-FM.
Alabama Media Group (Birmingham, AL): Natalie Pierre (@Natalie_Pierre) has joined the Alabama Media Group as a College Football Reporter.
WXXV-TV (Gulfport, MS): Anchor Joe Sullivan also takes on the role of News Director at WXXV-TV.
WXIN-TV (Indianapolis, IN): Former Fox News Channel Assignment Manager Sean McGarvy (@IndyNewsSean) joins Fox 59 as its Managing Editor. Also former WCIA-TV Reporter Jillian Deam (@jilliandeam) has joined WXIN-TV (@fox59) as well.
WVVA-TV (Bluefield, WV): News Director Elisabeth Shaffer has passed away after a fight with cancer.
WIVB-TV (Buffalo, NY): Former WTAJ-TV News Director Scott Levy (@ScottLevyWTAJ) signs on as WIVB's new News Director.
WAKR-AM (Akron, OH): Sam Bourquin (@sammmyb16) joins talk station WAKR-AM as an Afternoon Sports Host.
WOGI-FM (Pittsburgh, PA): Erika Hink joins the morning team as a Co-Host at WOGI-FM (@radiofroggy).
WKIM-FM (Memphis, TN): Forrest Goodman is the new Morning Host at News/Talk radio WKIM-FM (@newstalkfm989).
KPLU-FM (Seattle, WA): Joey Cohn has been named General Manager of the jazz public radio station KPLU-FM (@KPLU). In addition to previously being the interim GM, he has also served as Director of Content at the station.
WVTL-FM (Amsterdam, NY): After more than 50 years at WVTL-FM, Albany radio personality Bob Cudmore is retiring.
KPRS-FM (Kansas City, MO): Morning Host Tony Gregg is moving on from the urban contemporary music station (@Hot103Jamz).