Media Moves: Who’s Coming and Going the Week of May 29th
May 31, 2016
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Mashable (New York, NY): Alexandra Hazlett (@ahazlett) has been promoted to Deputy Managing Editor at @mashable. She was previously an Assistant Editor for the site. Kate Sommers-Dawes (@TheRealKSD) has been promoted to Deputy Managing Editor. She was formerly a West Coast News Editor for the site
Architectural Digest (New York, NY): Amy Astley (@AmyTAstley) has been named Editor-in-Chief at @ArchDigest. She previously held the same position at Teen Vogue. Current Editor-in-Chief Margaret Russell will stay with the publication as a Consultant for special projects.
Puget Sound Business Journal(Seattle, WA): Former Managing Editor Emily Parkhurst (@EmilyPSBJ) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief at the business publication (@PSBJ). Also at the journal, long-time Aerospace Reporter Steve Wilhelmhas announced he is leaving after 28 years.
Vice News (New York, NY): Executive Creative Director Ciel Hunter has been promoted to Head of Content at @VICE.
HGTV Magazine(New York, NY): Megan Baker has joined @HGTVMag as a Senior Editor. She formerly served as an Associate Editor for This Old House Magazine.
SB Nation (Washington, DC): Tyler R. Tynes (@TylerRickyTynes) joins @SBNation as a new Staff Reporter. He will cover race and society in relation to sports. He arrives from The Huffington Post where he was a Politics Fellow.
WGGB-TV (Springfield, MA): Weeknight Meteorologist Nick Morganelli has moved on from the station. He had been with the station since the merger of WSHM and @WMassNews in 2008.
WFTV-TV (Orlando, FL): Mike Manzoni (@mmanzoniwftv) has been hired at @WFTV as a General Assignment Reporter. He was a Reporter at WSPA-TV in South Carolina. Also, Reporter Cierra Putman has joined. Most recently, she was a Reporter forWJAR in Rhode Island since 2013. Finally, long-time Anchor Bob Opsahl has announced his retirement after serving at the station for more than three decades.
WBZ-TV(Boston, MA): Reporter Susie Steimle is leaving @cbsboston next month. Steimle has been with the station since January 2015.
KWES-TV (Midland, TX): Josh Young has been appointed Vice President and General Manager at @newswest9. Young recently served as Director of Marketing and as a member of the Raycom Media Marketing Advisory Board.
KXAN-TV(Austin, TX): After four decades, veteran Broadcaster and Weekend Anchor David Scott has announced plans to part ways at @KXAN_News.