Media Moves: Who’s Coming and Going the Week of April 18
April 19, 2016
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Mashable (New York, NY): Former New York Daily News Editor Greg Gittrich (@gittrich) joins on as the new Chief Content Editor. And Editor-in-Chief Jim Roberts, Managing Editor Louise Roug and Business Editor Heidi Moore have all moved on from @mashable.
The New Yorker (New York, NY): Emily Stokes has moved on from her position as Editor for The New York Times Magazine. She has joined @NewYorker as a Features Editor.
Esquire (New York, NY): John Lahr (@JohnLahrwriter), Dwight Garner (@DwightGarner) and Jay McInerney (@JayMcInerney) have all been named Contributors at @esquire. Lahr was formerly Chief Drama Critic for The New Yorker. Garner is currently a Literary Critic for The New York Times. McInerney is a Novelist and a Wine Critic for Town & Country.
Popular Science (New York, NY): Editor-in-Chief Cliff Ransom and Executive Editor Jennifer Bogo have moved on from @PopSci.
O, The Oprah Magazine (New York, NY): Elizabeth Gilbert (@GilbertLiz) and Farnoosh Torabi (@FARNOOSH) have been named Columnists at @O_Magazine. Gilbert is Author of “Eat, Pray, Love” and will focus on topics concerning self-expression and creativity. Torabi is Host of the So Money Podcast and will cover personal finance.
The Eephus (Los Angeles, CA): The Eephus (@EephusMag) is a new online sports magazine launched in collaboration with the Los Angeles Review of Books (@lareviewofbooks). Justin Hargett is Publisher/Editor-in-Chief.
PrimeMind (Los Angeles, CA): PrimeMind (@prime_mind) is a new Los Angeles based online publication that explores the human mind. Former Pasadena Magazine EditorSophia Kercheris Editor.
MSNBC News (New York, NY): Stephanie Ruhle is departing from her role as Managing Editor for Bloomberg Television to join @MSNBC as a Daytime Anchor in May.
Fast Company (New York, NY): We are sorry to report that Linda Tischler, a Senior Editor at @FastCompany, has passed away from cancer. She covered “the intersection of business and design” and helped launch the annual “Masters of Design” issue.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, MO): Jose de Jesus Ortiz (@OrtizKicks) has joined the paper (@stltoday) as a Sports Columnist. He takes over the spot from Joe Strauss, who passed away in December. Ortiz was most recently at the Houston Chronicle.
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA): Adam Soebbing (@asoebbing_qct) is now Sports Editor at @qctimes, taking over the role from Don Doxsie (@Dox5). He has been in various roles with the paper since 2005. Doxsie will remain at the paper as a Sports Reporter and Columnist.
Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT): Alex Stuckey (@alexdstuckey) has been welcomed as the HealthCare Reporter at @sltrib. Stuckey previously served as Statehouse Reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch covering the Missouri Legislature.
KNWA-TV (Fayetteville, AR): Natalie Eucce (@ReporterNatalie) has been welcomed @KNWAnews as an Investigative Reporter covering Politics. She previously served as a News Reporter at KIMA-TV covering Crime and Court news.
KFOG-FM (San Francisco, CA): Cumulus station @KFOGradio welcomes former Sirius XM personality, Matt Pinfield (@mattpinfield) as the new Morning Host. Mike “No Name” Nelson moves from mornings to afternoons.