PR Newswire’s Audience Research Department makes thousands of updates to the database of journalists and bloggers that underpins our Agility media targeting and distribution platform. Below is a sampling of recent media moves and news. Learn more about Agility media targeting here.
NBC (New York, NY): Geraldine Sealey (@GeraldineSealey) was appointed Enterprise Editor of NBC News Digital (@NBCNews).
CNN (New York, NY): News Anchor Bill Weir (@BillWeirCNN) parts ways with ABC News to join CNN.
USA Today (McLean, VA): Former Roll Call Managing Editor Katie Smith (@aunt_katie) joins the web team at America’s newspaper.
YAHOO! (Sunnyvale, CA): Technology Columnist David Pogue (@Pogue) bids farewell to The New York Times and joins YAHOO! (@YAHOO).
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Randy Leonard (@RandyLeonard) is the new Environment & Energy Reporter. And Katy O’Donnell (@KatyODonnell_) takes on the Tax Reporter role.
Forbes (New York, NY): Michael Solomon (@Mister_Solomon) (email@example.com) joins ForbesLife (@ForbesLife) as Editor-in-Chief.
ABC (New York, NY): Dan Harris (@danbharris) will replace Bill Weir (@BillWeirCNN) as Co-Anchor of ABC’s Nightline (@Nightline).
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Stock Markets Reporter Dan Strumpf (@danstrumpf) will now cover U.S. Financial Markets and Banking. On November 11, Reporter Mara Gay (@maragay) will join the paper.
TIME Magazine (New York, NY): Former New York Observer Senior Editor Jessica Roy (@JessicaKRoy) has joined as a Newsfeed Editor.
Associated Press – Richmond Bureau (Richmond, VA): Political Reporter Bob Lewis (@APBobLewis) and Editor Dena Potter (@DenaPotterAP) have both been fired.
InStyle (New York, NY): Current New York Times (@NYTimes) Fashion Reporter Eric Wilson (@EricWilsonNYT) will part ways with The Times and join as a Fashion News Director.
Closer Weekly (Englewood Cliffs, NJ): Bauer Publishing launches Closer Weekly (@closerweekly) on October 30th. Lisa Chambers joins as Executive Editor.
The Bleacher Report (New York, NY): Former New York Times Sports Reporter Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) has joined as the National NBA Reporter.
More Magazine (New York, NY): Associate Beauty Editor Nikki Ostasiewski parts ways with the magazine.
Oklahoma Gazette (Oklahoma City, OK): Jennifer Chancellor (@jennpc1) is the new Editor-in-Chief replacing Bill Bacharach.
Buzzfeed (New York, NY): Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) is now Legal Editor.
Prevention (New York, NY): Olessa Pindak (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the new Beauty and Lifestyle Director.
Capital New York (@CapitalNewYork): Journalist Alex Weprin (@AlexWeprin) has been hired as a Senior Reporter.
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA): Political Reporter Matt Katz (@mattkatz00) leaves to join WNYC-FM (@WNYC) to continue covering New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN): Rene Sanchez (@StribSanchez) was promoted to Editor and Senior Vice President.
CNN – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): White House Correspondent Dan Lothian (@DanLothianTV) has left CNN.
PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA): Senior Correspondent Ray Suarez (@RaySuarezNews) has left the program for a book tour.
ArtInfo.com (@ArtInfoDotCom) (email@example.com): Tom de Kay is the new Interim Executive Editor for the outlet.
Engadget (@Engadget): Editor Darren Murph (@DarrenMurph) is no longer at this technology outlet.
Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost): TV Editors Laura Prudom (@LauInLA), Alex Moaba (@AlexMoaba) & Maggie Furlong (@MaggieFurlong) have left the Post.
The Cut (@TheCut): The new Beauty Editor for New York Magazine (@NYMag) fashion blog The Cut (@TheCut) is Kathleen Hou (@KathleenHou).
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Atlanta, GA): Rose French (@STactsoffaith) is joining the paper as an Education Reporter starting next week. She was previously with the Minneapolis’ Star Tribune.
The Oklahoman – NewsOK.com (Oklahoma City, OK): Erik Horne (@ErikHorneOK) is the new Online Sports Editor after a stint as Sports Writer/Editor at The Daily Ardmoreite in Ardmore, Okla.
Ocala Star Banner (Ocala, FL): The Ocala Star Banner has named Richard Anguiano as Business Editor.
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