Media Moves: Who’s Coming and Going the Week of June 12th
June 14, 2016
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Las Vegas Review-Journal(Las Vegas, NV): Peter G. Johnson, who was formerly the Assistant Business Editor at the Dallas Morning News since 2002, has been named Deputy News and Business Editor at @reviewjournal.
MSNBC (New York, NY): Jamie Kraft has been named Senior Executive Producer of Daytime Programming at @MSNBC. He was previously an Executive Producer for Nightly News. Pat Burkey (@patburkey) has been named Head of Breaking News & Special Event Programming.
Natural Science Journal (Cody, WY): This new publication is an independent science journal that is produced by the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center and covers food and environmental science. Mike Adams (@healthranger) is the Editor and the first issue covers drinking water.
Time Magazine (New York, NY): Julie Shapiro (@JulieShapiro) is now a Continuous News Editor at @TIME. Breaking News team Freelancer Joyce Lee (@joyceslee) has been hired permanently as an Associate Producer. Ex-Esquire Associate Editor Nate Hopper (@ndhopper) has joined “Time Ideas” as an Opinions Editor. New York Daily News Reporter Brittany Robins (@britt427) has joined as an Associate Editor. Former StyleCaster.com Social Media Editor Cady Lang (@cadylang) has joined as a Newsfeed Writer. Assistant Managing Editor Susanna Schrobsdorff (@susannaschrobs) has been promoted to Chief Strategic Partnerships Editor.
Mashable (New York, NY): Former Billboard Associate Editor Erin Strecker (@ErinStrecker) is now the new Deputy Entertainment Editor at @mashable. Ex-NowThis Trending News Producer Ryan Sedmak (@RJSedmak) joins as the new Real-time Producer. Derrick Deblasi joins @mashablestudios as the new Associate Producer. And former NBC News Reporter Keith Wagstaff (@Kwagstaff) makes the shift to Mashable as the new Associate Editor.
InStyle (New York, NY): Former Harper’s Bazaar Executive Accessories Editor Sam Broekema (@SamBroekema) has been named Accessories Director. Ex-Marie Claire Accessories Editor Elana Zajdman (@ElanaZajdman) tackles the same role at @InStyle.
The Record-Journal (Meriden, CT): State News and General Assignment Reporter Andrew Ragali is now the City Editor at @Record_Journal. Former Journal Inquirer Staff Writer Mike Savino tackles the City Editor role. Leigh Tauss adds government and education beats as she currently covers Wallingford City. Features ReporterFarrah Duffany is now a Digital Content Producer. Former The Hour Multimedia Journalist/Digital Content ProducerPete Paguagais the new Digital Content Producer.
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA): Kate Galbraith (@KateGalbraith) is now Assistant Business Editor at @sfchronicle. Galbraith was most recently a Reporter for CALMatters but has also reported on energy for the Texas Tribune and the New York Times.
WXIA-TV (Atlanta, GA): Former KVUE-TV Reporter Andy Pierrotti has been hired at @11AliveNews. He will remain an Investigative Reporter.
KTHV-TV (Little Rock, AR): This CBS affiliate (@thv11) has hired two Reporters. Former WVLA-TV Reporter David Lippman (@david_lippman) has already joined the station while former KPLC-TV Reporter Erika Ferrando (@erikaaferrando) officially starts next week.
KGW-TV (Portland, OR): Former WAND-TV News Director Tai Takahashi (@newsheimers) is moving to Portland, OR to become Assistant News Director at @KGWNews, effective June 27.
WGME-TV (Portland, ME): Dan Lampariello has joined the newsroom @WGME as a Reporter. Most recently, Lampariello was a Multimedia Journalist for WBBJ-TV in Tennessee.
WTIC-TV (Hartford, CT): Multimedia Journalist Kaitlin Goslee (@KaitlinGoose) joins @FOX61News. Previously, Goslee was also a Multimedia Journalist for WWLP-TV in Springfield.
KTRK-TV (Houston, TX): Veteran Reporter Deborah Wrigley has moved on from @ABC13Houston after more than three decades.
KXAS-TV (Fort Worth, TX): Consumer Reporter Deanna Dewberry has moved on from @NBCDFW.
KTVI-TV(St. Louis, MO): John Brown (@fox35john) is returning to the FOX affiliate (@FOX2now) as a Political Analyst, Host and Reporter. He was last with the station in 2011, and has been with WOFL-TV in Orlando, FL since then.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO): Anchor Alissa Reitmeier (@alissareitmeier) has announced that she is moving on from the CBS affiliate (@kmov). She has been with the station since 2014.
KCPQ-TV(Seattle, WA): The FOX affiliate (@q13fox) is adding Nadia Crow (@nadianewsnow) as an Anchor and Reporter. She was most recently with KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City, UT.
XHPRS-FM (San Diego, CA): Broadcast Company of the Americas’ station @1057MAXFM welcomes Karen “Cha Cha” Harlow (@chachaharlow) as Afternoon Drive Host. Harlow was previously with XHTZ-FM in San Diego.
KFOG-FM(San Francisco, CA): Alicia Tyler moves to the West Coast as she joins @KFOGradio in San Francisco fromWZNE-FM in NY. Tyler joins as Music Director/Host.
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.