Media Moves: Who’s Coming and Going the Week of April 4
April 5, 2016
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National Geographic Magazine (Washington, DC): Digital News Director Dan Gilgoff (@dangilgoff) has been promoted to Executive Editor of Digital at @NatGeo. And former Slate Health & Science Editor Laura Helmuth (@laurahelmuth) will tackle Dan’s position as Digital News Director. And Victoria Jaggard (@vmjaggard99) is the new Online Science Editor. LANG (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles News Group (LANG) rebrands as SCNG (Southern California News Group) and acquires the Orange County Register (@ocregister) and The Press-Enterprise (@pecom_news).
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Adriel Bettelheim (@abettel) has been promoted to Managing Editor/Leadership and Enterprise at @rollcall. He will oversee CQ Weekly and Roll Call. He has been with the outlet since rejoining it in 2012.
New York Magazine (New York, NY): Senior Writer Jessica Roy (@JessicaKRoy) has been promoted to News Editor at @NYMag. Literary Editor David Wallace-Wells (@dwallacewells) has been promoted to Features Director. Reporter Alexa Tsoulis-Reay (@2sisNY) has been promoted to Senior Writer. Associate Editor Allison P. Davis (@AllisonPDavis) has announced she is moving on to join The Ringer as Culture Critic.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Peter Goodman (@petersgoodman) has rejoined @nytimes as a London-based Economics Correspondent. He was formerly a National Economics Correspondent at International Business Times.
Bustle (New York, NY): Cristina Arreola (@C_Arreola) makes the shift over to @bustle as the new Books Editor. She was previously an Associate Editor at Latina Magazine.
Quartz (New York, NY): Michael J. Coren (@MJ_Coren) heads over to @qz as a Technology Editor. He was previously a Managing Editor at The Phnom Penh Post.
Indiewire (New York, NY): Michael Schneider (@franklinavenue) joins @indiewire as the new Executive Editor. He was formerly a Television Editor at Variety. Curbed (New York, NY): Adrian Glick Kudler has been promoted to West Coast Features Editor @Curbed. She was formerly a Senior Editor at Curbed LA.
Mic (New York, NY): Cory Haik (@coryhaik) has been named the new Chief Strategy Officer at @micnews. She was previously an Executive Producer and Senior Editor of Digital News for The Washington Post. Hayley Wilbur (@HayleyWilbur) also steps up to the Mic as a Style Writer. She previously interned for Mashable and Seventeen Magazine. The Wrap (Los Angeles, CA): Scott Collins (@scottcollinsLAT) is now a TV Editor @TheWrap. He was previously a Staff Writer at The Los Angeles Times. Also, Meriah Doty (@meriahonfiah) is now a Film Reporter. She covers TV and Movies. She was formerly a Movies Coverage Editor at Yahoo.
The Ringer (Los Angeles, CA): Kevin Clark (@bykevinclark) makes the move to @ringer as a Staff Writer. He is currently an NFL reporter for The Wall Street Journal. And Justin Charityjoins as a Culture Staff Writer. He was previously a Staff Writer at Complex Magazine.
Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): Breanne Heldman (@BreanneNYC) has been named Deputy News Director for Digital at @EW. She was previously New York Bureau Chief of Yahoo! Entertainment. And Caitlin Brody (@cbroday) has joined on as a Senior Editor of Television. She was formerly a Staff Editor at US Weekly.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Jaweed Kaleem (@jaweedkaleem) recently joined @LATimes as a Correspondent covering National Race & Justice. Kaleem previously covered religion for the Huffington Post.
New Day Weekend – CNN (Atlanta, GA): CNN International Supervising Producer Adam Charlton (@AdamCharltonCNN) has been promoted to Executive Producer at @NewDay. He starts in mid-April. Former NBC/MSNBC journalist David Gregory (@davidgregory) has joined the weekday edition of the program @CNN as a Political Analyst.
Ennis Daily News (Ennis, TX): Long-time veteran in the publishing industry, Kevin Todd, has been named Publisher at the Ennis Daily News (@EDN1891).
WZDX-TV (Huntsville, AL): Ben Nandy has joined @rocketcitynow as a Weekend Anchor. He was most recently a multimedia Reporter at The Daily Independent in Ashland, KY. Also joining is Maggie Dinizio(@MaggieWZDX) as Chief Meteorologist. Dinizio joins the station from KAMC-TV in Lubbock, TX where she was a Meteorologist.
WTNZ-TV (Knoxville, TN): Bryce Caldwell has been named General Manager/VP at @FOXville43. He was previously withWATE-TV.
WIS-TV (Columbia, SC): News Director Bryan Queen has moved on from @wis10.
WFMZ-TV (Allentown, PA): Former KGAN-TV newswoman Joy Howe (@Joy_Howe) has been hired @69news as a Reporter/Anchor.
WBZ-TV (Boston, MA): Anchor/ReporterBree Sison will say good-bye to her @cbsboston family at the end of April. She’s been with the station since April of 2012. WHDH-TV (Boston, MA): Jeremy Reiner has been promoted to Chief Meteorologist for the station. Reiner has been a meteorologist at @7News since May of 2006.
KTNV-TV (LasVegas, NV): Dave Detling has been named General Assignment Reporter at @KTNV. Detling previously served as a Multimedia Reporter at KOCO in Oklahoma City.
KBLR-TV (Las Vegas, NV): Alejandra Ortiz has been added as Evening News Anchor (@TelemundoLV) covering local news and information for the Latino viewers. Ortiz previously served as a Reporter for CM& — the Colombian news network.
KTVX-TV (Salt Lake City, UT): Devon Lucie has been named Morning Meteorologist at @abc4utah. Lucie formally served as Weekend Meteorologist at WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C.
WTHT-FM (Portland, ME): Beginning April 11th, former WYCT- FM Music Director/Afternoon Host Chris Clare joins @999thewolf as Program/Music Director & Host. Clare was with WYCT for almost eight years prior to joining WTHT.
WEBE-FM (Bridgeport, CT): Beth Foster has joined @WEBE108Radio as a Morning Co-Host. For the past two years, Foster was a Host at Connoisseur Media in the Greater New York City Area. Also, Host Andy Madison has been promoted to Afternoon Co-Host/Traffic Reporter.
KSLX-FM (Phoenix, AZ): Dave Moore is set to join @KSLX as Program Director beginning in April. Moore previously served as Operations Director at Entercom in Madison, WI.
WBAL-AM (Baltimore, MD): Veteran Broadcaster and Journalist Mary Beth Marsden has moved on from @wbalradio as the Afternoon Drive News Host after serving at the station for five years. She previously served as Anchor at WMAR-TV for 21 years.
Author Kevin Frey is a member of PR Newswire’s audience research team. In his senior audience researcher role, he keeps an eye on the latest media moves and news throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.