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The Cision Media Research Team maintains a database of more than 1.6 million records, including social influencers, traditional media contacts, outlets and opportunities. Here is a sampling of recent media moves. Follow the team at @Media_Moves.
Apple News (New York, NY): Apple doubled down on its commitment to Apple News, its news aggregation app. It recently hired its first editor in chief — Lauren Kern, who most recently spent almost three years as executive editor of New York magazine. Kern also has served as executive editor of O, The Oprah Magazine and deputy editor of The New York Times Magazine.
Mashable (New York, NY): After more than a year as technology editor at Gizmodo, Michael Nunez is joining Mashable, where he’ll have the same title. In this role, Nunez will oversee the outlet’s tech coverage and do some reporting. Nunez previously served as technology editor of Popular Science.
Nashville Business Journal (Nashville, Tenn.): Nashville Business Journal has moved around some reporters. Eleanor Kennedy now will cover entertainment, and new hire Emily Overholt will take over the healthcare and technology beats. Kennedy has been with NBJ since 2014 and previously was a business reporter with The News and Advance. Overholt comes to NBJ from The Associate Press, where she was a news associate for two years.
ProfNet Expert Alerts
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Nutritional Benefits of Poke Food Trend
Director of Culinary Innovation
Contact: Emily Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Americans Taking Fewest Vacation Days in Four Decades
Dr. Frieda Birnbaum
Research Psychologist, Psychoanalyst
Contact: Ryan McCormick, email@example.com
Repelling Mosquitoes and Ticks
Jim Fredericks, Ph.D.
National Pest Management Association
Contact: Amanda Polyak, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Digital Financial Journalist
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