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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.
Gawker: Online entertainment and news site Gawker, which ceased publication in 2016, is planning a comeback in early 2019. Bustle Digital Group bought the outlet this past July, and the first hires have already been made to prepare for relaunch. Carson Griffith is joining as editorial director for the site; she most recently was an entertainment editor with Architectural Digest. Ben Barna has been named senior editor; he comes from Interview Magazine, where he was a features editor. And, media executive Amanda Hale has been appointed Gawker’s new publisher. Hale has held executive positions with The Outline, The Nation, and with TPM Media, LLC.
NPR: NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered has appointed Natalie Winston as executive producer of the show. Winston has been with NPR since 2008, starting as an intern on the election team. Since then, she has served as an associate editor, associate producer, and editor with the network. Winston joined Weekend All Things Considered in 2018 as acting supervising editor.
Philadelphia Business Journal (Philadelphia, Penn.): Dell Poncet, managing editor of the Philadelphia Business Journal, has announced his retirement. He has been with the magazine for 31 years, and his last day will be March 29.
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